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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 42 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.95% 5.73% 6.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.60% 26.47% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£211 £110 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.04% -76.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £195 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £11.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +14.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +1.81%
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
87 68 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 20.62% 21.66% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 27
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £18.17 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) SCCM
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) DMZ
6 4 (28.57%) Sophos
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Vista
6 4 (28.57%) WSUS
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Moodle
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) SSL
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) WAN
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
9 1 (7.14%) VMware
9 1 (7.14%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Moodle
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) DMZ
2 3 (21.43%) SSL
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) ADSL
4 1 (7.14%) Broadband
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Vista
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) WSUS
3 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix