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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 22 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 116 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.19% 2.94% 2.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.92% 13.67% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 2 14
Average daily rate £71 £155 £179
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.03% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £119 £59
10% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £191 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 17 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.93 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £12.80 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.74 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +1.77%
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
342 278 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.20% 21.53% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 99 119
Average daily rate £245 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.78% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 57 50
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.20 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £27.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +13 39 £70 - 2
Nottinghamshire +9 27 £213 +6.25% 2
Leicestershire +8 26 £175 - 2
Northamptonshire +2 20 £363 +229.54%
Lincolnshire -3 4 £165 - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 245 (100.00%) Windows
2 205 (83.67%) Active Directory
3 163 (66.53%) MS Office
4 103 (42.04%) Windows 7
5 93 (37.96%) Microsoft
6 59 (24.08%) Citrix
7 58 (23.67%) Remedy
8 57 (23.27%) MS Exchange
9 53 (21.63%) Novell
10 51 (20.82%) MS Excel
11 49 (20.00%) Finance
12 47 (19.18%) Blackberry
13 46 (18.78%) HP
13 46 (18.78%) Back Office
14 39 (15.92%) Windows 2000
15 37 (15.10%) VPN
16 36 (14.69%) IBM Notes
16 36 (14.69%) Lotus
17 35 (14.29%) NetWare
18 34 (13.88%) Banking
19 33 (13.47%) XenDesktop
19 33 (13.47%) PowerShell
20 32 (13.06%) ServiceCenter
20 32 (13.06%) Windows Vista
20 32 (13.06%) VBScript
21 30 (12.24%) International Banking
22 29 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
23 28 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
24 27 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
25 25 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 57 (23.27%) MS Exchange
2 36 (14.69%) IBM Notes
3 28 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.45%) IIS
7 3 (1.22%) Lync
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 163 (66.53%) MS Office
2 51 (20.82%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.10%) VPN
2 11 (4.49%) Firewall
3 10 (4.08%) SAN
3 10 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.27%) LAN
5 6 (2.45%) Wireless
5 6 (2.45%) WAN
6 4 (1.63%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.63%) DNS
6 4 (1.63%) VoIP
7 3 (1.22%) DHCP
7 3 (1.22%) Internet
8 2 (0.82%) VLAN
9 1 (0.41%) ADSL
9 1 (0.41%) SMTP
9 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.22%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.82%) MS Access
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Moq
1 2 (0.82%) NUnit
1 2 (0.82%) MSI
General
1 49 (20.00%) Finance
2 46 (18.78%) Back Office
3 34 (13.88%) Banking
4 30 (12.24%) International Banking
5 7 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.22%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 93 (37.96%) Analyst
2 79 (32.24%) Service Analyst
2 79 (32.24%) Service Desk Analyst
3 71 (28.98%) Support Engineer
4 63 (25.71%) 1st Line Support
5 24 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (8.16%) IT Support
7 17 (6.94%) IT Support Engineer
7 17 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 16 (6.53%) Desktop Support
9 14 (5.71%) Support Manager
9 14 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
9 14 (5.71%) Service Manager
9 14 (5.71%) Service Support Manager
9 14 (5.71%) Environment Manager
10 10 (4.08%) Rollout Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 6 (2.45%) Desktop Analyst
13 5 (2.04%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.63%) Application Packaging
1 4 (1.63%) .NET
2 2 (0.82%) NHibernate
2 2 (0.82%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.82%) StructureMap
2 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.41%) HTML
3 1 (0.41%) WinForms
3 1 (0.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.18%) Blackberry
2 4 (1.63%) Fat Client
2 4 (1.63%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.22%) NHS
3 3 (1.22%) GIS
4 2 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (0.82%) iPad
5 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.41%) FMCG
5 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.41%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 245 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (42.04%) Windows 7
3 39 (15.92%) Windows 2000
4 35 (14.29%) NetWare
5 32 (13.06%) Windows Vista
6 29 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (7.35%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.63%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.63%) UNIX
10 2 (0.82%) Android
10 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (8.57%) Migration
1 21 (8.57%) ITIL
2 18 (7.35%) ITSM
3 12 (4.90%) Incident Management
4 5 (2.04%) Configuration Management
5 4 (1.63%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (1.63%) Data Security
6 3 (1.22%) Asset Management
7 2 (0.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (0.82%) MVC
7 2 (0.82%) Scrum
7 2 (0.82%) Project Management
8 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2
8 1 (0.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (0.41%) Service Delivery
8 1 (0.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (0.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (0.41%) Unit Testing
8 1 (0.41%) Test Scripting
8 1 (0.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.47%) PowerShell
2 32 (13.06%) VBScript
3 6 (2.45%) SQL
4 3 (1.22%) VB
4 3 (1.22%) C#
5 1 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.27%) SC Cleared
2 8 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.45%) MCP
4 5 (2.04%) MCSA
4 5 (2.04%) MCDST
4 5 (2.04%) MCTS
4 5 (2.04%) MCITP
5 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.82%) ISEB
5 2 (0.82%) MCSE
6 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.41%) CNE
6 1 (0.41%) Novell Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.41%) ECDL
6 1 (0.41%) CCEE
6 1 (0.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) SLA
2 2 (0.82%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 205 (83.67%) Active Directory
2 33 (13.47%) XenDesktop
3 14 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.63%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (13.06%) ServiceCenter
2 10 (4.08%) SCCM
3 7 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.63%) SCOM
5 2 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.41%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 93 (37.96%) Microsoft
2 59 (24.08%) Citrix
3 58 (23.67%) Remedy
4 53 (21.63%) Novell
5 46 (18.78%) HP
6 36 (14.69%) Lotus
7 20 (8.16%) VMware
8 16 (6.53%) Cisco
9 9 (3.67%) Dell
10 5 (2.04%) Kaspersky
11 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.63%) Sun
12 3 (1.22%) Oracle
13 2 (0.82%) Altiris
13 2 (0.82%) LANDesk
13 2 (0.82%) Symantec
13 2 (0.82%) Siemens
13 2 (0.82%) Sophos
13 2 (0.82%) SAP
14 1 (0.41%) Motorola
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