The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 23 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.80% 5.32% 3.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 24.24% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£188 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £150 £159
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Windows XP
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 66 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.40% 21.93% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 16
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £205 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 21
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Leicestershire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Leicestershire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicester +4 2 - - 1
Lutterworth - - - -
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
3 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
4 8 (47.06%) MS Office
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Remedy
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Office 365
8 2 (11.76%) Retail
8 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (11.76%) VMware
8 2 (11.76%) Firewall
8 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
8 2 (11.76%) HP
8 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
8 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (11.76%) VBScript
8 2 (11.76%) VB
8 2 (11.76%) SLA
8 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
8 2 (11.76%) LAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) LiveLink
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (47.06%) MS Office
3 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) UAT Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Author
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) VBScript
2 2 (11.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Remedy
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix