The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East Midlands region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 28 31 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 72 73 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.04% 5.05% 2.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.95% 23.62% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 7
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£315 £140 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £68 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £216
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.90 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £21.00 £52.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
328 309 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.95% 21.37% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 148 90
Average daily rate £315 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 47 63
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the East Midlands region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the East Midlands region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +15 21 £110 -76.84% 1
Derbyshire +4 19 £330 +388.88% 1
Leicestershire +1 15 £325 +8.33%
Northamptonshire +5 8 £120 -20.00%
Lincolnshire +2 5 £150 -29.41% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 190 (100.00%) Windows
2 132 (69.47%) Active Directory
3 104 (54.74%) Windows 7
4 94 (49.47%) MS Office
5 61 (32.11%) Microsoft
6 44 (23.16%) MS Excel
7 38 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (19.47%) Remedy
9 33 (17.37%) MS Exchange
10 32 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (14.74%) Blackberry
12 23 (12.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 23 (12.11%) ITIL
13 22 (11.58%) Novell
14 21 (11.05%) Citrix
15 18 (9.47%) Finance
15 18 (9.47%) MS PowerPoint
16 17 (8.95%) Incident Management
16 17 (8.95%) Migration
16 17 (8.95%) VMware
16 17 (8.95%) Windows Vista
17 16 (8.42%) International Banking
17 16 (8.42%) Back Office
17 16 (8.42%) Banking
17 16 (8.42%) HP
18 15 (7.89%) Cisco
18 15 (7.89%) Hyper-V
18 15 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
19 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
20 12 (6.32%) Windows 2000

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (17.37%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.74%) IBM Notes
5 8 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.68%) Lync
7 6 (3.16%) IIS
8 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.05%) Quickr
9 2 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 94 (49.47%) MS Office
2 44 (23.16%) MS Excel
3 18 (9.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) CATIA
4 1 (0.53%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.79%) LAN
1 11 (5.79%) WAN
2 10 (5.26%) Firewall
3 9 (4.74%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.21%) VPN
4 8 (4.21%) VoIP
5 6 (3.16%) SAN
6 5 (2.63%) Wireless
7 3 (1.58%) DNS
7 3 (1.58%) DHCP
8 2 (1.05%) Internet
8 2 (1.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.05%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (5.26%) MSI
2 7 (3.68%) Wise Package Studio
3 6 (3.16%) NUnit
3 6 (3.16%) Moq
General
1 18 (9.47%) Finance
2 16 (8.42%) Back Office
2 16 (8.42%) Banking
2 16 (8.42%) International Banking
3 3 (1.58%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (32.63%) Analyst
2 48 (25.26%) Service Analyst
2 48 (25.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 42 (22.11%) Support Engineer
4 33 (17.37%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (11.58%) 1st Line Support
6 20 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 20 (10.53%) IT Support
7 17 (8.95%) IT Support Engineer
8 15 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (6.32%) Desktop Engineer
10 11 (5.79%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.79%) Applications Packager
11 8 (4.21%) Rollout Engineer
12 6 (3.16%) Desktop Analyst
12 6 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.16%) Developer
12 6 (3.16%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 6 (3.16%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.16%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.79%) Application Packaging
2 8 (4.21%) .NET
3 7 (3.68%) WSH
4 6 (3.16%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (3.16%) StructureMap
4 6 (3.16%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.05%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.53%) WPF
6 1 (0.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.74%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.16%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (2.11%) NHS
3 4 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.58%) FMCG
5 2 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.53%) GIS
6 1 (0.53%) PDA
6 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.53%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 190 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (54.74%) Windows 7
3 38 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (8.95%) Windows Vista
6 12 (6.32%) Windows 2000
7 7 (3.68%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (3.16%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.16%) NetWare
9 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.11%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.58%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.05%) Android
13 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.11%) ITIL
2 17 (8.95%) Migration
2 17 (8.95%) Incident Management
3 6 (3.16%) Scrum
3 6 (3.16%) MVC
4 5 (2.63%) ITSM
5 3 (1.58%) Asset Management
6 1 (0.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (0.53%) Problem Management
6 1 (0.53%) Unit Testing
6 1 (0.53%) Test Scripting
6 1 (0.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2
6 1 (0.53%) Project Management
6 1 (0.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.79%) VB
2 10 (5.26%) SQL
3 7 (3.68%) VBScript
3 7 (3.68%) C#
3 7 (3.68%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.63%) MCP
4 5 (2.63%) MCSA
4 5 (2.63%) MCDST
4 5 (2.63%) MCTS
4 5 (2.63%) MCITP
5 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.05%) MCSE
6 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 132 (69.47%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (5.26%) SCCM
2 7 (3.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (2.63%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (1.58%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.58%) SCOM
5 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 61 (32.11%) Microsoft
2 37 (19.47%) Remedy
3 22 (11.58%) Novell
4 21 (11.05%) Citrix
5 17 (8.95%) VMware
6 16 (8.42%) HP
7 15 (7.89%) Cisco
8 10 (5.26%) Lotus
9 6 (3.16%) Dell
10 4 (2.11%) Symantec
11 3 (1.58%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.58%) Kaspersky
12 2 (1.05%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.05%) Altiris
12 2 (1.05%) Sophos
12 2 (1.05%) SAP
13 1 (0.53%) Apple
13 1 (0.53%) Toshiba
East Midlands
Harris Global
Rate: From £17.50 to £17.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
X4 Group
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago