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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 20 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 21 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.44% 4.28% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.81% 14.77% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £213 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.59 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £13.00 £12.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.74 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +1.77%
Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 88 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 19.63% 28.95% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 16
Average daily rate £325 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £24.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
3 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 22 (61.11%) Windows 7
4 19 (52.78%) MS Office
5 14 (38.89%) ITIL
5 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
6 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (33.33%) Cisco
7 12 (33.33%) VMware
8 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (30.56%) HP
8 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (22.22%) Dell
10 8 (22.22%) Citrix
10 8 (22.22%) SAN
11 7 (19.44%) Firewall
11 7 (19.44%) Backup Exec
12 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 4 (11.11%) Windows Vista
13 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
13 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (8.33%) MCSA
14 3 (8.33%) DHCP
14 3 (8.33%) DNS
14 3 (8.33%) MCP
14 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (52.78%) MS Office
2 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) SAN
2 7 (19.44%) Firewall
3 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) DHCP
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (5.56%) VLAN
5 2 (5.56%) Wireless
5 2 (5.56%) LAN
5 2 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
6 1 (2.78%) WAN
6 1 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.78%) Local Government
1 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Support Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) IT Support
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.33%) Field Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Field Service Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Deskside Support
8 1 (2.78%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) WinForms
2 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) Online Games
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.56%) Android
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
1 2 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (2.78%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCSA
2 3 (8.33%) MCP
2 3 (8.33%) MCDST
2 3 (8.33%) MCTS
2 3 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.78%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) HP
4 8 (22.22%) Dell
4 8 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Kaspersky
5 2 (5.56%) Sophos
5 2 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Toshiba
6 1 (2.78%) Capita
6 1 (2.78%) AppSense
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