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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 33 22 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 69 118 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.14% 7.42% 3.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.44% 31.22% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 72 10
Average daily rate
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£155 £80 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £68 £70 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £298 £121
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.25 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
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
355 378 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.28% 23.77% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 178 118
Average daily rate £313 £200 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £70 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 71
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Northamptonshire +3 29 £110 - 7
Derbyshire -6 16 £325 +195.45% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 15 £175 -31.70% 3
Leicestershire +5 7 £188 -25.00% 2
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (62.60%) Windows 7
3 70 (53.44%) MS Office
4 66 (50.38%) Active Directory
5 55 (41.98%) Microsoft
6 40 (30.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (28.24%) MS Excel
8 32 (24.43%) Security Cleared
9 29 (22.14%) SC Cleared
10 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (15.27%) Windows Vista
12 19 (14.50%) ITIL
13 18 (13.74%) VMware
14 17 (12.98%) VB
15 15 (11.45%) MS Exchange
15 15 (11.45%) MSI
16 14 (10.69%) Blackberry
16 14 (10.69%) UNIX
16 14 (10.69%) Red Hat
16 14 (10.69%) TCP/IP
17 13 (9.92%) VMware ESX
18 12 (9.16%) HP
18 12 (9.16%) SCCM
18 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (8.40%) Requirements Analysis
19 11 (8.40%) Hyper-V
19 11 (8.40%) Configuration Management
20 10 (7.63%) Migration
20 10 (7.63%) Dell
20 10 (7.63%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 15 (11.45%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (5.34%) Lync
4 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.53%) IIS
6 2 (1.53%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.53%) Quickr
7 1 (0.76%) Apache
7 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.76%) LiveLink
Applications
1 70 (53.44%) MS Office
2 37 (28.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.69%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.34%) Broadband
2 7 (5.34%) WAN
3 6 (4.58%) Firewall
3 6 (4.58%) LAN
4 5 (3.82%) Internet
4 5 (3.82%) ADSL
5 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.53%) VoIP
5 2 (1.53%) DHCP
6 1 (0.76%) DNS
6 1 (0.76%) VPN
6 1 (0.76%) SAN
6 1 (0.76%) MPLS
6 1 (0.76%) SMTP
6 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MSI
2 8 (6.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (6.87%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.58%) Retail
3 5 (3.82%) Finance
4 4 (3.05%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (35.11%) Analyst
2 23 (17.56%) Service Analyst
2 23 (17.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 20 (15.27%) Support Engineer
3 20 (15.27%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (11.45%) Support Analyst
4 15 (11.45%) Desktop Support
5 11 (8.40%) Technical Leader
6 10 (7.63%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Desktop Analyst
7 9 (6.87%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Applications Packager
8 8 (6.11%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (5.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Deployment Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Deskside Support
10 6 (4.58%) Deskside Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) Deskside Support Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Help Desk Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) Application Packaging
2 8 (6.11%) WSH
3 2 (1.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) WinForms
4 1 (0.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Blackberry
2 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.53%) NHS
3 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.53%) PDA
3 2 (1.53%) iPhone
3 2 (1.53%) FMCG
3 2 (1.53%) iPad
4 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (62.60%) Windows 7
3 40 (30.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (15.27%) Windows Vista
6 14 (10.69%) UNIX
7 8 (6.11%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.34%) Linux
9 4 (3.05%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.29%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.29%) Solaris
11 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.50%) ITIL
2 11 (8.40%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (8.40%) Configuration Management
3 10 (7.63%) Migration
4 8 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (5.34%) OOP
5 7 (5.34%) OO
6 6 (4.58%) Validation
6 6 (4.58%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.82%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.82%) Project Management
8 4 (3.05%) Line Management
9 2 (1.53%) Service Management
9 2 (1.53%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.53%) ITIL V3
10 1 (0.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (0.76%) Software Deployment
10 1 (0.76%) Software Engineering
10 1 (0.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.98%) VB
2 6 (4.58%) SQL
3 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (24.43%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.63%) Degree
4 6 (4.58%) Dell Certification
5 2 (1.53%) MCP
5 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.53%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.76%) MCDST
6 1 (0.76%) MCTS
6 1 (0.76%) MCITP
6 1 (0.76%) CCENT
6 1 (0.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) SLA
2 6 (4.58%) QA
System Software
1 66 (50.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.92%) VMware ESX
3 11 (8.40%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) SCCM
2 8 (6.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.53%) SCOM
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.76%) WSUS
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 55 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.74%) VMware
3 14 (10.69%) Red Hat
4 12 (9.16%) HP
5 10 (7.63%) Dell
6 9 (6.87%) Oracle
7 7 (5.34%) Remedy
8 5 (3.82%) EMC
9 4 (3.05%) Citrix
10 3 (2.29%) Apple
11 2 (1.53%) Lotus
11 2 (1.53%) Cisco
11 2 (1.53%) Dell KACE
12 1 (0.76%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.76%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.76%) IBM
12 1 (0.76%) Avaya
12 1 (0.76%) Symantec
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