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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 37 16 33
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 11 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.84% 6.69% 2.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.78% 39.22% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£263 £125 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £169 £170 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.13 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +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
102 51 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 26.29% 17.06% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 12 45
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £125 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (31.82%) MS Office
7 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 6 (27.27%) SCCM
8 5 (22.73%) Lync
8 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (22.73%) Internet
8 5 (22.73%) Migration
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 5 (22.73%) ADSL
8 5 (22.73%) Broadband
8 5 (22.73%) EMC
8 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 4 (18.18%) DNS
9 4 (18.18%) DMZ
9 4 (18.18%) Sophos
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista
9 4 (18.18%) WSUS
10 3 (13.64%) Moodle
10 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
10 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
10 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
10 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.64%) SSL

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (22.73%) MS Exchange
1 5 (22.73%) Lync
1 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) Moodle
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) ADSL
1 5 (22.73%) Broadband
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) DMZ
3 3 (13.64%) SSL
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) IT Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) ICT Technician
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Trainee
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX
6 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
6 3 (13.64%) Solaris
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
3 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCENT
2 1 (4.55%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) WSUS
3 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) EMC
3 4 (18.18%) Sophos
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) LANDesk