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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 63 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 40 65 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.49% 4.27% 4.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.04% 17.38% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 32
Average daily rate
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£250 £313 £80
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +290.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £115 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £345 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.50 £24.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.49 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -1.90%
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
285 374 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.73% 24.56% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 162 166
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 58 48
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £24.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Northamptonshire 0 14 £185 +60.86% 5
Leicestershire -1 12 £250 - 1
Nottinghamshire -19 11 - - 2
Derbyshire -14 2 - -
Lincolnshire +2 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (64.95%) Active Directory
3 58 (59.79%) MS Office
4 36 (37.11%) Windows 7
4 36 (37.11%) MS Excel
5 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
6 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
7 17 (17.53%) VMware
8 15 (15.46%) VMware ESX
8 15 (15.46%) Requirements Analysis
8 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
8 15 (15.46%) Red Hat
8 15 (15.46%) Configuration Management
8 15 (15.46%) UNIX
9 14 (14.43%) SLA
9 14 (14.43%) Banking
9 14 (14.43%) Coaching
10 12 (12.37%) Blackberry
10 12 (12.37%) Manufacturing
10 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (10.31%) Hedge funds
11 10 (10.31%) Finance
11 10 (10.31%) Financial Institution
11 10 (10.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (9.28%) HP
12 9 (9.28%) Windows Vista
12 9 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (9.28%) Windows 8
13 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 10 (10.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (4.12%) IBM Notes
2 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 58 (59.79%) MS Office
2 36 (37.11%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.06%) MS Project
4 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.03%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Firewall
2 5 (5.15%) WAN
2 5 (5.15%) DHCP
2 5 (5.15%) LAN
2 5 (5.15%) DNS
3 4 (4.12%) VLAN
4 3 (3.09%) Wireless
4 3 (3.09%) IPv4
5 2 (2.06%) SAN
5 2 (2.06%) PBX
5 2 (2.06%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.03%) VoIP
6 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (14.43%) Banking
2 12 (12.37%) Manufacturing
3 10 (10.31%) Finance
3 10 (10.31%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (52.58%) Analyst
2 37 (38.14%) Service Analyst
2 37 (38.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (15.46%) 1st Line Support
4 13 (13.40%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (9.28%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Technical Leader
6 8 (8.25%) IT Support
7 7 (7.22%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Desktop Support
8 6 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Deployment Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Rollout Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Field Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Technical Support
10 3 (3.09%) Service Desk Engineer
11 2 (2.06%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Blackberry
1 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.31%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.09%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (2.06%) Replication
4 2 (2.06%) EPoS
5 1 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (37.11%) Windows 7
3 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (15.46%) UNIX
5 9 (9.28%) Windows 8
5 9 (9.28%) Windows Vista
6 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.12%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.09%) Linux
9 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.06%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.46%) Configuration Management
1 15 (15.46%) Requirements Analysis
2 14 (14.43%) Coaching
3 9 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (5.15%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.12%) Migration
6 3 (3.09%) Logistics
6 3 (3.09%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.06%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.06%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.06%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.06%) ITIL
7 2 (2.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.06%) Application Discovery
8 1 (1.03%) Project Management
8 1 (1.03%) Service Management
8 1 (1.03%) Change Control
8 1 (1.03%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
1 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.22%) MCP
5 5 (5.15%) MCDST
5 5 (5.15%) MCTS
5 5 (5.15%) MCITP
5 5 (5.15%) MCSA
6 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.03%) Degree
6 1 (1.03%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.03%) MCSE
6 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.43%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (64.95%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.46%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.03%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (1.03%) DameWare
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.53%) VMware
3 15 (15.46%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.28%) HP
5 8 (8.25%) Citrix
6 7 (7.22%) Remedy
7 6 (6.19%) LANDesk
8 4 (4.12%) Symantec
8 4 (4.12%) Lotus
9 3 (3.09%) Novell
9 3 (3.09%) Adobe
9 3 (3.09%) Cisco
10 2 (2.06%) SAP
10 2 (2.06%) Sun
10 2 (2.06%) McAfee
10 2 (2.06%) Google
10 2 (2.06%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.03%) Meraki
11 1 (1.03%) WatchGuard
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