The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 31 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 14 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.02% 4.97% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.17% 16.98% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£175 £256 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +169.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £199 £150 £165
% change year-on-year
+32.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.51 £20.34 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Windows XP
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
115 106 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 24.84% 29.28% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 37
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £163 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £20.06 £17.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Nottinghamshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Nottinghamshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -4 11 - - 3
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (32.00%) MS Office
6 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.00%) Lync
7 5 (20.00%) ADSL
7 5 (20.00%) Broadband
7 5 (20.00%) EMC
7 5 (20.00%) Internet
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (12.00%) UNIX
9 3 (12.00%) Solaris
9 3 (12.00%) Linux
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (8.00%) SQL
10 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
10 2 (8.00%) VoIP
10 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
10 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (20.00%) Lync
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 5 (20.00%) ADSL
2 5 (20.00%) Broadband
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) IT Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Server Support
4 1 (4.00%) Migration Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) WSH
1 1 (4.00%) X-Windows
1 1 (4.00%) WinForms
1 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (12.00%) Solaris
7 3 (12.00%) Linux
7 3 (12.00%) UNIX
8 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CCENT
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) EMC
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Dell KACE
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