The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Nottingham region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 17 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 16 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.63% 3.96% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.86% 15.09% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £475 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +104.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £208 £225
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.80 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.51 £12.70 £14.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
70 106 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.65% 26.24% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 51 14
Average daily rate £325 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £245 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.55 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.62 £23.48 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows XP
Nottinghamshire

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 1 August 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (84.21%) Active Directory
3 21 (55.26%) Windows 7
4 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
6 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
6 14 (36.84%) MS Office
7 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (26.32%) VMware
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco
9 8 (21.05%) ITIL
10 7 (18.42%) HP
10 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
11 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
11 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
12 5 (13.16%) Citrix
12 5 (13.16%) SQL
12 5 (13.16%) VoIP
12 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
13 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (10.53%) Dell
13 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (10.53%) Firewall

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.63%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) VoIP
2 4 (10.53%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) Wireless
3 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
1 1 (2.63%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (28.95%) IT Support Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) IT Support
4 7 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Rollout Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Field Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (2.63%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Help Desk Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) WinForms
2 1 (2.63%) WSH
2 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows 7
3 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.26%) Android
8 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 1 (2.63%) Migration
2 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
2 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCDST
2 3 (7.89%) MCTS
2 3 (7.89%) MCITP
2 3 (7.89%) MCSA
2 3 (7.89%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
1 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Cisco
4 7 (18.42%) HP
5 5 (13.16%) Citrix
6 4 (10.53%) Dell
7 2 (5.26%) MobileIron
7 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 2 (5.26%) Sophos
8 1 (2.63%) Toshiba