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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 74 48 28
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 21 51 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.32% 3.24% 5.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.29% 16.29% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 12
Median daily rate £95 £410 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-76.82% +30.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £273 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £422 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 33
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £10.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £14.50 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.40 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
288 313 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.07% 19.91% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 139 136
Median daily rate £400 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £422 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 70
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £10.20 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.08 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincolnshire +5 7 - -
Nottinghamshire +1 6 - -
Northamptonshire -17 4 £110 -60.00%
Leicestershire -8 3 £77 -70.66%
Derbyshire -9 1 £80 -81.03%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (92.98%) Active Directory
3 30 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
4 22 (38.60%) MS Office
4 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
5 21 (36.84%) Blackberry
6 20 (35.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (26.32%) VMware
9 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
9 15 (26.32%) Unix
10 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (19.30%) VMware ESX
12 11 (19.30%) Finance
12 11 (19.30%) ITIL
12 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
12 11 (19.30%) DNS
12 11 (19.30%) Virtual Machines
13 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
13 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (17.54%) Windows 8
14 9 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (15.79%) Firewall
14 9 (15.79%) HP
14 9 (15.79%) ITIL Certification

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (35.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
6 6 (10.53%) IBM Notes
6 6 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (38.60%) MS Office
2 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) DNS
2 9 (15.79%) Firewall
2 9 (15.79%) LAN
3 8 (14.04%) WAN
4 6 (10.53%) VPN
5 5 (8.77%) SAN
6 4 (7.02%) Internet
6 4 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (5.26%) DHCP
7 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.26%) Wireless
8 1 (1.75%) IPv4
8 1 (1.75%) NAS
8 1 (1.75%) PBX
8 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Back Office
3 7 (12.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Analyst
2 18 (31.58%) Service Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Desktop Support
4 12 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (19.30%) Architect
5 11 (19.30%) IT Support
6 10 (17.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (17.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (17.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (17.54%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (17.54%) Support Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) IT Analyst
7 8 (14.04%) Support Analyst
8 7 (12.28%) Desktop Analyst
8 7 (12.28%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (7.02%) IT Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Blackberry
2 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
4 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 15 (26.32%) Unix
6 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (17.54%) Windows 8
8 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
8 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
9 4 (7.02%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.75%) Android
10 1 (1.75%) Linux
10 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (19.30%) ITIL
3 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
4 9 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (12.28%) Application Packaging
5 7 (12.28%) Time Management
6 6 (10.53%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.26%) Server Building
10 2 (3.51%) Project Management
11 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.75%) Logistics
11 1 (1.75%) Migration
11 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.75%) Service Desk Management
11 1 (1.75%) Software Licensing
11 1 (1.75%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 6 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (92.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.30%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (19.30%) VMware ESX
3 6 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.32%) VMware
3 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
4 9 (15.79%) HP
5 7 (12.28%) Remedy
6 6 (10.53%) Cisco
6 6 (10.53%) Citrix
6 6 (10.53%) Lotus
7 4 (7.02%) Sun
8 1 (1.75%) Altiris
8 1 (1.75%) Symantec
8 1 (1.75%) Webroot