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 17 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 29 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.57% 5.16% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.90% 29.63% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £188 £225
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.46 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-0.18% -5.26%
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
84 54 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 30.00% 17.42% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 27
Average daily rate £275 £275 £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £144 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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
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
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 17 September 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 7 - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (63.33%) Windows 7
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (26.67%) MS Office
5 7 (23.33%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.67%) IIS
8 4 (13.33%) LAN
8 4 (13.33%) WAN
8 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (13.33%) .NET
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.33%) C#
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) VMware
8 4 (13.33%) MVC
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.33%) NUnit
8 4 (13.33%) NHibernate
8 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (13.33%) Moq
8 4 (13.33%) StructureMap
9 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (10.00%) Remedy
10 2 (6.67%) Blackberry

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Office
2 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) NUnit
1 4 (13.33%) Moq
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
1 7 (23.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (13.33%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Support Technician
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
2 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) IT Technician
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) NHibernate
1 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (13.33%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows 7
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Scrum
2 4 (13.33%) MVC
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) ITSM
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
3 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Remedy
4 2 (6.67%) Lotus
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) IBM