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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 35 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 64 75 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.26% 4.66% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 23.15% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 20
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£315 £125 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+152.00% -35.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £68 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
-5.25% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.45 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.60%
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
352 324 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.40% 20.11% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 160 119
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 45 67
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +12 18 £320 - 3
Derbyshire +1 17 £330 +388.88% 1
Leicestershire +2 11 - - 1
Northamptonshire +6 9 £118 - 1
Lincolnshire +3 4 £150 -29.41%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (63.75%) Active Directory
3 92 (57.50%) Windows 7
4 74 (46.25%) MS Office
5 47 (29.38%) Microsoft
6 40 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 31 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (15.63%) MS Exchange
9 24 (15.00%) Blackberry
9 24 (15.00%) Remedy
10 22 (13.75%) ITIL
11 21 (13.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 18 (11.25%) Security Cleared
13 16 (10.00%) SC Cleared
13 16 (10.00%) VMware
14 15 (9.38%) Migration
14 15 (9.38%) Hyper-V
15 14 (8.75%) Windows Vista
15 14 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
15 14 (8.75%) Incident Management
16 13 (8.13%) Citrix
17 12 (7.50%) Novell
17 12 (7.50%) LAN
17 12 (7.50%) WAN
17 12 (7.50%) Application Packaging
17 12 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
18 11 (6.88%) TCP/IP
18 11 (6.88%) Cisco
18 11 (6.88%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.38%) Lync
5 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.13%) IIS
7 4 (2.50%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.88%) Quickr
8 3 (1.88%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 74 (46.25%) MS Office
2 40 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 14 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) CATIA
4 1 (0.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.50%) LAN
1 12 (7.50%) WAN
2 11 (6.88%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.25%) Firewall
4 6 (3.75%) VoIP
5 4 (2.50%) SAN
6 2 (1.25%) VPN
6 2 (1.25%) Wireless
7 1 (0.63%) DNS
7 1 (0.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (6.88%) MSI
2 9 (5.63%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (2.50%) NUnit
3 4 (2.50%) Moq
General
1 8 (5.00%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Back Office
2 7 (4.38%) International Banking
2 7 (4.38%) Banking
3 3 (1.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (32.50%) Analyst
2 34 (21.25%) Service Analyst
2 34 (21.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 33 (20.63%) Support Engineer
4 31 (19.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 15 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
6 15 (9.38%) IT Support
7 13 (8.13%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (7.50%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (6.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (6.88%) Applications Packager
10 6 (3.75%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 5 (3.13%) Rollout Engineer
11 5 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (3.13%) Support Technician
12 4 (2.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.50%) Application Packaging
2 9 (5.63%) WSH
3 4 (2.50%) .NET
3 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.50%) NHibernate
3 4 (2.50%) StructureMap
3 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.63%) WPF
4 1 (0.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.50%) NHS
2 4 (2.50%) FMCG
2 4 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.63%) Online Games
4 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.63%) PDA
4 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 160 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (57.50%) Windows 7
3 31 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (8.75%) Windows Vista
5 8 (5.00%) Windows 2000
5 8 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.88%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.75%) ITIL
2 15 (9.38%) Migration
3 14 (8.75%) Incident Management
4 4 (2.50%) Scrum
4 4 (2.50%) MVC
5 2 (1.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (1.25%) Service Management
6 1 (0.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (0.63%) Unit Testing
6 1 (0.63%) Test Scripting
6 1 (0.63%) Problem Management
6 1 (0.63%) Data Migration
6 1 (0.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (0.63%) ITSM
6 1 (0.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.88%) VB
2 7 (4.38%) SQL
3 5 (3.13%) C#
4 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.25%) VBScript
6 1 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.50%) MCP
4 4 (2.50%) MCSA
4 4 (2.50%) MCDST
4 4 (2.50%) MCTS
4 4 (2.50%) MCITP
5 3 (1.88%) MCSE
6 2 (1.25%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.63%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 102 (63.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (6.25%) SCCM
2 9 (5.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.25%) SCOM
3 2 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (29.38%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.00%) Remedy
3 16 (10.00%) VMware
4 13 (8.13%) Citrix
5 12 (7.50%) Novell
6 11 (6.88%) Cisco
7 8 (5.00%) HP
8 6 (3.75%) Dell
9 5 (3.13%) Lotus
10 4 (2.50%) Symantec
11 3 (1.88%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.25%) Altiris
12 2 (1.25%) Kaspersky
12 2 (1.25%) MobileIron
13 1 (0.63%) Toshiba
13 1 (0.63%) Sophos
13 1 (0.63%) Apple
13 1 (0.63%) IBM
13 1 (0.63%) Oracle
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