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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 31 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.43% 3.13% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.49% 12.00% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £163 £103
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.84% +58.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £163 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £163 £109
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £175 £203
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
87 125 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 21.17% 26.04% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 61 32
Average daily rate £350 £288 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -15.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £151 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £363 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 22 October 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
3 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
4 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) MS Office
5 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
8 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
9 4 (14.81%) VMware
9 4 (14.81%) VoIP
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
10 3 (11.11%) Lync
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (11.11%) Cisco
10 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 3 (11.11%) Internet
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (11.11%) EMC
10 3 (11.11%) ADSL
10 3 (11.11%) Broadband
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL
10 3 (11.11%) SQL
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) Lync
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) VoIP
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) ADSL
2 3 (11.11%) Broadband
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (25.93%) IT Support
4 6 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Trainee
7 1 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Field Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Migration Technician
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) WSH
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
1 1 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
7 2 (7.41%) UNIX
7 2 (7.41%) Solaris
7 2 (7.41%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
7 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCDST
2 2 (7.41%) MCTS
2 2 (7.41%) MCITP
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix