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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 35 28 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 62 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.04% 5.39% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.85% 24.05% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £80 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+306.25% -47.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £68 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £188 £225
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £27.30 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-0.18% -5.26%
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
368 370 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.99% 22.42% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 186 130
Average daily rate £330 £275 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £80 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 49 82
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.32 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £57.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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
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 17 September 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
Derbyshire -3 20 £345 +352.45%
Nottinghamshire +9 14 £315 - 2
Northamptonshire +12 11 £115 - 5
Leicestershire -1 10 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (59.31%) Active Directory
3 84 (57.93%) Windows 7
4 64 (44.14%) MS Office
5 48 (33.10%) Microsoft
6 37 (25.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (24.14%) MS Excel
8 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (15.86%) Security Cleared
10 21 (14.48%) SC Cleared
10 21 (14.48%) MS Exchange
10 21 (14.48%) Blackberry
11 19 (13.10%) Remedy
11 19 (13.10%) ITIL
12 18 (12.41%) VMware
13 17 (11.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (11.72%) Windows Vista
14 14 (9.66%) Hyper-V
15 13 (8.97%) MSI
15 13 (8.97%) VB
16 12 (8.28%) MS PowerPoint
16 12 (8.28%) Incident Management
17 11 (7.59%) Migration
17 11 (7.59%) LAN
17 11 (7.59%) WAN
17 11 (7.59%) HP
17 11 (7.59%) SCCM
18 10 (6.90%) Application Packaging
18 10 (6.90%) Cisco
18 10 (6.90%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 21 (14.48%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.45%) IIS
5 5 (3.45%) Lync
6 4 (2.76%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.07%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.07%) Quickr
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 64 (44.14%) MS Office
2 35 (24.14%) MS Excel
3 12 (8.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.69%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.59%) LAN
1 11 (7.59%) WAN
2 10 (6.90%) Firewall
3 8 (5.52%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.76%) VoIP
5 3 (2.07%) SAN
6 2 (1.38%) Wireless
7 1 (0.69%) VPN
7 1 (0.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (8.97%) MSI
2 9 (6.21%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (2.76%) Moq
3 4 (2.76%) NUnit
General
1 5 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.76%) Finance
3 3 (2.07%) Banking
3 3 (2.07%) Back Office
3 3 (2.07%) International Banking
4 2 (1.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (30.34%) Analyst
2 28 (19.31%) Support Engineer
3 25 (17.24%) Service Analyst
3 25 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 25 (17.24%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (13.10%) Desktop Support
5 13 (8.97%) IT Support
6 12 (8.28%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.28%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (7.59%) Applications Packager
7 11 (7.59%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 7 (4.83%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Technical Leader
10 6 (4.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.90%) Application Packaging
2 9 (6.21%) WSH
3 5 (3.45%) .NET
4 4 (2.76%) StructureMap
4 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.76%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.38%) WinForms
6 1 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.48%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.76%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.07%) NHS
4 3 (2.07%) FMCG
4 3 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.38%) PDA
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.69%) Online Games
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (57.93%) Windows 7
3 37 (25.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (11.72%) Windows Vista
6 7 (4.83%) Windows 2000
6 7 (4.83%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (3.45%) UNIX
8 4 (2.76%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.10%) ITIL
2 12 (8.28%) Incident Management
3 11 (7.59%) Migration
4 5 (3.45%) Configuration Management
4 5 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (2.76%) Line Management
5 4 (2.76%) MVC
5 4 (2.76%) Scrum
5 4 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (1.38%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.38%) OOP
6 2 (1.38%) OO
6 2 (1.38%) Validation
6 2 (1.38%) Service Management
6 2 (1.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (0.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (0.69%) ITSM
7 1 (0.69%) Data Migration
7 1 (0.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.97%) VB
2 5 (3.45%) C#
2 5 (3.45%) SQL
3 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.38%) VBScript
5 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (15.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.76%) Degree
5 3 (2.07%) Dell Certification
6 2 (1.38%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.38%) MCP
6 2 (1.38%) MCSE
6 2 (1.38%) MCSA
6 2 (1.38%) MCDST
6 2 (1.38%) MCTS
6 2 (1.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (59.31%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.66%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (5.52%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.69%) XenApp
6 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) SCCM
2 9 (6.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 48 (33.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.10%) Remedy
3 18 (12.41%) VMware
4 11 (7.59%) HP
5 10 (6.90%) Cisco
6 8 (5.52%) Citrix
7 7 (4.83%) Dell
7 7 (4.83%) Novell
8 5 (3.45%) Lotus
8 5 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle
9 3 (2.07%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.38%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.38%) Symantec
11 1 (0.69%) IBM
11 1 (0.69%) Apple
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