The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 28 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 11 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.63% 4.27% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.89% 15.05% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +169.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £150 £159
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.50 £14.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Windows XP
Nottinghamshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
101 93 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.16% 28.35% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 29
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £19.30 £17.58
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 Nottingham

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (31.58%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) ADSL
5 4 (21.05%) Broadband
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) Internet
5 4 (21.05%) EMC
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Lync
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) Solaris
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
6 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (21.05%) Lync
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) ADSL
1 4 (21.05%) Broadband
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Server Support
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Trainee
4 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
1 1 (5.26%) WSH
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 3 (15.79%) Solaris
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) MCTS
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) CCENT
1 1 (5.26%) MCDST
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) VMware