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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 31 29 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 71 75 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.93% 5.18% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.01% 24.19% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 8
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£320 £145 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.68% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £68 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £210 £213
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.90 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £27.30 £53.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
338 310 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.49% 21.39% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 149 91
Average daily rate £325 £283 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 46 67
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Nottinghamshire +14 21 £320 -32.63% 3
Derbyshire +1 20 £330 +388.88% 1
Leicestershire 0 13 £325 +8.33% 2
Northamptonshire -4 7 £120 -20.00% 4
Lincolnshire +1 5 £150 -29.41%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Windows
2 124 (67.76%) Active Directory
3 101 (55.19%) Windows 7
4 89 (48.63%) MS Office
5 61 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 45 (24.59%) MS Excel
7 39 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (18.58%) Remedy
9 33 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (16.39%) MS Exchange
11 28 (15.30%) Blackberry
12 24 (13.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 24 (13.11%) ITIL
13 19 (10.38%) Citrix
14 18 (9.84%) Novell
14 18 (9.84%) VMware
15 17 (9.29%) MS PowerPoint
15 17 (9.29%) Incident Management
15 17 (9.29%) Hyper-V
16 16 (8.74%) Security Cleared
16 16 (8.74%) Windows Vista
16 16 (8.74%) Finance
16 16 (8.74%) Migration
17 15 (8.20%) Cisco
17 15 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (7.65%) SC Cleared
18 14 (7.65%) HP
18 14 (7.65%) Back Office
18 14 (7.65%) International Banking
18 14 (7.65%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 24 (13.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.83%) Lync
5 7 (3.83%) IIS
5 7 (3.83%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.09%) Quickr
7 2 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 89 (48.63%) MS Office
2 45 (24.59%) MS Excel
3 17 (9.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) CATIA
4 1 (0.55%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.01%) LAN
1 11 (6.01%) WAN
2 10 (5.46%) Firewall
3 9 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.37%) VoIP
5 6 (3.28%) VPN
6 5 (2.73%) SAN
7 4 (2.19%) Wireless
8 3 (1.64%) DNS
8 3 (1.64%) DHCP
9 2 (1.09%) Internet
9 2 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (6.01%) MSI
2 9 (4.92%) Wise Package Studio
3 6 (3.28%) NUnit
3 6 (3.28%) Moq
General
1 16 (8.74%) Finance
2 14 (7.65%) Back Office
2 14 (7.65%) Banking
2 14 (7.65%) International Banking
3 3 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (31.69%) Analyst
2 44 (24.04%) Service Analyst
2 44 (24.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 41 (22.40%) Support Engineer
4 33 (18.03%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (10.93%) 1st Line Support
5 20 (10.93%) Desktop Support
6 19 (10.38%) IT Support
7 16 (8.74%) IT Support Engineer
8 15 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Desktop Engineer
10 11 (6.01%) Support Analyst
10 11 (6.01%) Applications Packager
11 8 (4.37%) Rollout Engineer
12 6 (3.28%) Desktop Analyst
12 6 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.28%) Developer
12 6 (3.28%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 6 (3.28%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.28%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.56%) Application Packaging
2 9 (4.92%) WSH
3 8 (4.37%) .NET
4 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (3.28%) StructureMap
4 6 (3.28%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.55%) WPF
5 1 (0.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.30%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (2.19%) NHS
3 4 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.64%) FMCG
5 2 (1.09%) iPad
6 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.55%) GIS
6 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.55%) PDA
6 1 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 183 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (55.19%) Windows 7
3 39 (21.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (8.74%) Windows Vista
6 10 (5.46%) Windows 2000
7 7 (3.83%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (3.28%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.19%) NetWare
10 3 (1.64%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.64%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.09%) Android
12 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.11%) ITIL
2 17 (9.29%) Incident Management
3 16 (8.74%) Migration
4 6 (3.28%) MVC
4 6 (3.28%) Scrum
5 4 (2.19%) ITSM
6 3 (1.64%) Asset Management
7 1 (0.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (0.55%) Problem Management
7 1 (0.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (0.55%) Test Scripting
7 1 (0.55%) Data Migration
7 1 (0.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (0.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2
7 1 (0.55%) Project Management
7 1 (0.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.10%) VB
2 10 (5.46%) SQL
3 7 (3.83%) C#
4 6 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.73%) VBScript
6 1 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.65%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.73%) MCP
4 5 (2.73%) MCSA
4 5 (2.73%) MCDST
4 5 (2.73%) MCTS
4 5 (2.73%) MCITP
5 3 (1.64%) MCSE
6 2 (1.09%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 124 (67.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.29%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.64%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.01%) SCCM
2 9 (4.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.64%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (1.64%) SCOM
4 2 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 61 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (18.58%) Remedy
3 19 (10.38%) Citrix
4 18 (9.84%) Novell
4 18 (9.84%) VMware
5 15 (8.20%) Cisco
6 14 (7.65%) HP
7 8 (4.37%) Lotus
8 6 (3.28%) Dell
9 4 (2.19%) Symantec
10 3 (1.64%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.64%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.09%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.09%) Altiris
11 2 (1.09%) SAP
11 2 (1.09%) Sophos
12 1 (0.55%) Toshiba
12 1 (0.55%) IBM
12 1 (0.55%) Apple
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