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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 34 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 14 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.39% 7.64% 3.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.07% 42.11% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£300 £238 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £148 £225
% change year-on-year
+20.33% -34.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.13 £13.13 £11.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.25 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £13.63 £13.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £13.73
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +1.96%
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
116 57 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 28.09% 18.15% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 11 50
Average daily rate £325 £323 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £11.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +13.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.00 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 2015. 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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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 -16 10 £281 +18.42%
Mansfield - - - -
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows 7
3 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
4 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
5 11 (37.93%) MS Office
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (27.59%) Windows Vista
7 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
8 7 (24.14%) Internet
9 6 (20.69%) EMC
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
9 6 (20.69%) ADSL
9 6 (20.69%) Broadband
9 6 (20.69%) SCCM
9 6 (20.69%) Lync
9 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
10 5 (17.24%) WSUS
10 5 (17.24%) DMZ
10 5 (17.24%) DNS
10 5 (17.24%) Migration
10 5 (17.24%) Sophos
11 4 (13.79%) SSL
11 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
11 4 (13.79%) VCP4
12 3 (10.34%) Moodle
12 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
12 3 (10.34%) Red Hat

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
1 6 (20.69%) Lync
1 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (10.34%) Moodle
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 7 (24.14%) Internet
3 6 (20.69%) ADSL
3 6 (20.69%) Broadband
4 5 (17.24%) DNS
4 5 (17.24%) DMZ
5 4 (13.79%) SSL
6 2 (6.90%) LAN
6 2 (6.90%) WAN
7 1 (3.45%) FTP
7 1 (3.45%) HTTP
7 1 (3.45%) SNA
7 1 (3.45%) APPN
7 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
1 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (13.79%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) APPC
2 1 (3.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) AS400
2 1 (3.45%) iSeries
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows 7
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Vista
5 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.34%) UNIX
6 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
6 3 (10.34%) Solaris
6 3 (10.34%) Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.45%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Migration
2 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Network Management
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
1 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) COBOL
2 1 (3.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) VCP4
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CCENT
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 5 (17.24%) WSUS
3 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) EMC
3 5 (17.24%) Sophos
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) NetIQ
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Dell KACE