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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 59 40 18
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 40 48 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.55% 3.32% 8.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 14.46% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 71
Average daily rate £200 £175 £80
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +118.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £75 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £400 £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £140
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 29
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £10.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £17.50 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
330 332 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.06% 22.99% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 150 158
Average daily rate £300 £338 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +206.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £120 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 70
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Derbyshire +1 20 £369 -4.83%
Leicestershire -10 8 £114 +40.74%
Nottinghamshire -13 7 £160 -8.57%
Northamptonshire -5 4 £200 +81.81%
Lincolnshire -7 2 £190 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (85.06%) Active Directory
3 46 (52.87%) Microsoft
4 38 (43.68%) MS Office
5 37 (42.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (37.93%) Windows Server
7 31 (35.63%) VMware
8 28 (32.18%) Blackberry
9 27 (31.03%) MS Exchange
10 23 (26.44%) Windows 7
11 22 (25.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 22 (25.29%) Configuration Management
12 20 (22.99%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (21.84%) Red Hat
13 19 (21.84%) Unix
13 19 (21.84%) VMware ESX
14 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
14 18 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
15 16 (18.39%) HP
15 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (17.24%) LAN
16 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
16 15 (17.24%) Windows 8
17 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
17 14 (16.09%) Firewall
18 13 (14.94%) Finance
18 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
18 13 (14.94%) Citrix
19 12 (13.79%) WAN
19 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 27 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 22 (25.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 20 (22.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
6 8 (9.20%) IBM Notes
6 8 (9.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.15%) IIS
8 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (43.68%) MS Office
2 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) LAN
2 14 (16.09%) Firewall
2 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.79%) WAN
4 10 (11.49%) DHCP
4 10 (11.49%) SAN
5 8 (9.20%) VPN
6 6 (6.90%) DNS
7 3 (3.45%) Wireless
8 2 (2.30%) Internet
8 2 (2.30%) IPv4
8 2 (2.30%) PBX
8 2 (2.30%) VLAN
8 2 (2.30%) VoIP
9 1 (1.15%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.15%) NAS
9 1 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Analyst
2 22 (25.29%) IT Support
3 19 (21.84%) Architect
3 19 (21.84%) Service Analyst
4 18 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (19.54%) Support Engineer
6 16 (18.39%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (16.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (14.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (14.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (11.49%) Desktop Support
9 10 (11.49%) IT Analyst
10 9 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (10.34%) Support Analyst
11 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 7 (8.05%) Deployment Engineer
11 7 (8.05%) IT Engineer
11 7 (8.05%) IT Support Engineer
12 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 4 (4.60%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.18%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.15%) Fintech
4 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (42.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (37.93%) Windows Server
4 23 (26.44%) Windows 7
5 19 (21.84%) Unix
6 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (17.24%) Windows 8
8 9 (10.34%) Windows 10
8 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (9.20%) Apple iOS
10 6 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (4.60%) Android
12 3 (3.45%) Windows 2000
13 2 (2.30%) Linux
14 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Configuration Management
2 18 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
4 7 (8.05%) Process Improvement
5 4 (4.60%) Service Management
6 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.45%) Migration
6 3 (3.45%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (3.45%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.30%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.30%) Logistics
7 2 (2.30%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.30%) Time Management
7 2 (2.30%) Web Filtering
8 1 (1.15%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.15%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.15%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
1 8 (9.20%) VBScript
2 2 (2.30%) SQL
3 1 (1.15%) R
3 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) MCDST
4 1 (1.15%) MCITP
4 1 (1.15%) MCP
4 1 (1.15%) MCSA
4 1 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (85.06%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.84%) VMware ESX
3 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.20%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 46 (52.87%) Microsoft
2 31 (35.63%) VMware
3 19 (21.84%) Red Hat
4 16 (18.39%) HP
5 13 (14.94%) Citrix
6 8 (9.20%) Lotus
7 6 (6.90%) Cisco
8 4 (4.60%) Novell
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle
9 3 (3.45%) Symantec
10 2 (2.30%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.30%) Remedy
11 1 (1.15%) Altiris
11 1 (1.15%) Apple
11 1 (1.15%) Avaya
11 1 (1.15%) Becrypt
11 1 (1.15%) WorldPay