The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 47 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 52 70 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.24% 4.83% 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.99% 20.65% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 26
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% +120.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £345 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 19
Average hourly rate £11.75 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.96% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £72.50 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Windows XP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
306 339 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.09% 23.40% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 148 150
Average daily rate £325 £325 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 64 48
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 £10.20 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £24.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
Leicestershire +4 16 £250 -23.07%
Derbyshire -7 16 £422 +27.83% 1
Northamptonshire +3 14 £275 +129.16%
Nottinghamshire -23 5 - -
Lincolnshire -1 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (70.54%) Active Directory
3 64 (57.14%) MS Office
4 45 (40.18%) MS Excel
5 43 (38.39%) Microsoft
6 42 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 32 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (20.54%) VMware
9 20 (17.86%) VMware ESX
9 20 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
9 20 (17.86%) Red Hat
9 20 (17.86%) Configuration Management
9 20 (17.86%) UNIX
9 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
10 18 (16.07%) SLA
10 18 (16.07%) SC Cleared
11 17 (15.18%) Manufacturing
12 16 (14.29%) Banking
12 16 (14.29%) Coaching
12 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (11.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (11.61%) Windows Vista
14 12 (10.71%) Finance
14 12 (10.71%) Financial Institution
14 12 (10.71%) Remedy
14 12 (10.71%) Hedge funds
15 11 (9.82%) Windows 8
15 11 (9.82%) MS Exchange
15 11 (9.82%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (9.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.57%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.68%) Moodle
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 64 (57.14%) MS Office
2 45 (40.18%) MS Excel
3 11 (9.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.89%) MS Project
4 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) DNS
2 7 (6.25%) LAN
2 7 (6.25%) WAN
3 6 (5.36%) Firewall
4 5 (4.46%) DMZ
5 4 (3.57%) VLAN
5 4 (3.57%) SSL
5 4 (3.57%) DHCP
6 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.79%) IPv4
8 1 (0.89%) SAN
8 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.89%) Wireless
8 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.89%) VPN
8 1 (0.89%) PBX
8 1 (0.89%) VoIP
8 1 (0.89%) ADSL
8 1 (0.89%) Broadband
8 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 17 (15.18%) Manufacturing
2 16 (14.29%) Banking
3 12 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 12 (10.71%) Finance
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (49.11%) Analyst
2 42 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 42 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 24 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
4 16 (14.29%) IT Support
5 11 (9.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (8.93%) Technical Leader
7 9 (8.04%) Architect
8 8 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Deployment Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 4 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
13 3 (2.68%) Technical Support
13 3 (2.68%) Desktop Support
14 2 (1.79%) Support Assistant
14 2 (1.79%) Network Engineer
14 2 (1.79%) Systems Engineer
14 2 (1.79%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.71%) Hedge funds
3 10 (8.93%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.68%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (1.79%) EPoS
6 1 (0.89%) NHS
6 1 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 32 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (17.86%) UNIX
5 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.61%) Windows Vista
6 11 (9.82%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.68%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.79%) Linux
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.89%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.86%) Configuration Management
1 20 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 16 (14.29%) Coaching
3 13 (11.61%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (8.93%) Incident Management
5 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (4.46%) Security Patching
7 4 (3.57%) Migration
8 3 (2.68%) Software Deployment
9 2 (1.79%) Logistics
9 2 (1.79%) ITIL
9 2 (1.79%) Patch Management
10 1 (0.89%) Software Licensing
10 1 (0.89%) Application Discovery
10 1 (0.89%) Project Management
10 1 (0.89%) Service Management
10 1 (0.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (0.89%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (0.89%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (0.89%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.68%) SQL
2 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.36%) MCP
5 4 (3.57%) MCDST
5 4 (3.57%) MCTS
5 4 (3.57%) MCITP
5 4 (3.57%) MCSA
6 1 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.89%) Degree
6 1 (0.89%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.89%) MCSE
6 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.07%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (70.54%) Active Directory
2 20 (17.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.89%) XenApp
4 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) SCCM
2 5 (4.46%) WSUS
3 3 (2.68%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.89%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.89%) DameWare
Vendors
1 43 (38.39%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.54%) VMware
3 20 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 12 (10.71%) Remedy
5 9 (8.04%) Citrix
6 8 (7.14%) HP
7 6 (5.36%) LANDesk
8 5 (4.46%) Sophos
9 4 (3.57%) Lotus
9 4 (3.57%) Cisco
10 3 (2.68%) Adobe
11 2 (1.79%) Sun
11 2 (1.79%) SAP
11 2 (1.79%) Google
11 2 (1.79%) McAfee
11 2 (1.79%) Symantec
11 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.89%) Meraki
12 1 (0.89%) WatchGuard
12 1 (0.89%) ZyXEL