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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 41 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 63 86 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.99% 5.44% 3.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.21% 24.64% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 24
Average daily rate
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£318 £80 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+296.87% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £68 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £180 £225
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.65 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -8.62%
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
366 349 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.18% 22.07% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 166 140
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £80 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £388 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 51 94
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.29 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -5 21 £345 +331.25% 1
Northamptonshire +15 15 £115 - 3
Nottinghamshire -1 11 £315 +93.84% 3
Leicestershire 0 9 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (57.46%) Windows 7
3 76 (56.72%) Active Directory
4 59 (44.03%) MS Office
5 48 (35.82%) Microsoft
6 37 (27.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (22.39%) MS Excel
7 30 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (17.16%) Blackberry
8 23 (17.16%) Security Cleared
9 21 (15.67%) SC Cleared
10 19 (14.18%) MS Exchange
11 17 (12.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (12.69%) VMware
11 17 (12.69%) Windows Vista
12 16 (11.94%) Hyper-V
13 15 (11.19%) Remedy
13 15 (11.19%) ITIL
14 14 (10.45%) VB
14 14 (10.45%) MSI
15 13 (9.70%) SCCM
16 12 (8.96%) Incident Management
16 12 (8.96%) LAN
16 12 (8.96%) WAN
17 10 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
17 10 (7.46%) Application Packaging
18 9 (6.72%) Wise Package Studio
18 9 (6.72%) Firewall
18 9 (6.72%) VMware ESX
18 9 (6.72%) Microsoft App-V

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (14.18%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.73%) Lync
4 5 (3.73%) IIS
5 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.99%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.24%) Quickr
6 3 (2.24%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 59 (44.03%) MS Office
2 30 (22.39%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.75%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.96%) LAN
1 12 (8.96%) WAN
2 9 (6.72%) Firewall
2 9 (6.72%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.99%) VoIP
4 2 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.49%) Wireless
4 2 (1.49%) Broadband
4 2 (1.49%) SAN
5 1 (0.75%) VPN
5 1 (0.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (10.45%) MSI
2 9 (6.72%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (2.99%) NUnit
3 4 (2.99%) Moq
General
1 6 (4.48%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.99%) Retail
2 4 (2.99%) Finance
3 3 (2.24%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
4 1 (0.75%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (30.60%) Analyst
2 25 (18.66%) Support Engineer
3 23 (17.16%) Service Analyst
3 23 (17.16%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (17.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (12.69%) Desktop Support
5 13 (9.70%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.96%) IT Support
7 11 (8.21%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (8.21%) Applications Packager
8 10 (7.46%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Developer
9 7 (5.22%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (5.22%) Technical Leader
9 7 (5.22%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Help Desk Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 4 (2.99%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.99%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.46%) Application Packaging
2 9 (6.72%) WSH
3 5 (3.73%) .NET
4 4 (2.99%) NHibernate
4 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.99%) StructureMap
4 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.49%) WinForms
6 1 (0.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.16%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.24%) FMCG
4 3 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.24%) NHS
5 2 (1.49%) PDA
5 2 (1.49%) iPad
5 2 (1.49%) iPhone
6 1 (0.75%) Online Games
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (57.46%) Windows 7
3 37 (27.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (12.69%) Windows Vista
6 7 (5.22%) Windows 2000
7 6 (4.48%) UNIX
7 6 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (2.99%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.19%) ITIL
2 12 (8.96%) Incident Management
3 7 (5.22%) Migration
4 6 (4.48%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (4.48%) Configuration Management
4 6 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (3.73%) Line Management
6 4 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (2.99%) Scrum
6 4 (2.99%) MVC
7 3 (2.24%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.24%) OOP
7 3 (2.24%) OO
7 3 (2.24%) Validation
8 2 (1.49%) Software Engineering
8 2 (1.49%) Service Management
8 2 (1.49%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.75%) Data Migration
9 1 (0.75%) Unit Testing
9 1 (0.75%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.45%) VB
2 7 (5.22%) SQL
3 5 (3.73%) C#
4 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.49%) VBScript
6 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (17.16%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.73%) Degree
5 3 (2.24%) Dell Certification
6 2 (1.49%) MCDST
6 2 (1.49%) MCTS
6 2 (1.49%) MCITP
6 2 (1.49%) MCP
6 2 (1.49%) MCSE
6 2 (1.49%) MCSA
6 2 (1.49%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) SLA
1 4 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 76 (56.72%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.94%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.72%) VMware ESX
3 9 (6.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.75%) XenApp
5 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (9.70%) SCCM
2 9 (6.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.49%) SCOM
4 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (35.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.69%) VMware
3 15 (11.19%) Remedy
4 9 (6.72%) HP
5 8 (5.97%) Cisco
6 7 (5.22%) Citrix
7 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.73%) Dell
8 5 (3.73%) Lotus
9 4 (2.99%) Novell
10 3 (2.24%) Oracle
11 2 (1.49%) Symantec
11 2 (1.49%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.49%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.75%) Apple
12 1 (0.75%) IBM
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