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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 25 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 18 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 4.86% 2.82% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.22% 12.82% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
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£320 - £233
UK excluding London average daily rate £189 £200 £236
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -15.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £10.80 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £21.00 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.98 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.78%
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
89 117 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 24.05% 22.03% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 60 21
Average daily rate £350 £300 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 13
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £23.20 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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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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 +14 14 £320 - 2
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (83.72%) Active Directory
3 24 (55.81%) Windows 7
4 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
4 18 (41.86%) MS Office
5 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (25.58%) Blackberry
7 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
8 9 (20.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (20.93%) VMware
8 9 (20.93%) Windows Vista
9 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (16.28%) Firewall
10 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
10 7 (16.28%) Cisco
10 7 (16.28%) ITIL
11 6 (13.95%) LAN
11 6 (13.95%) WAN
11 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
11 6 (13.95%) Citrix
12 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (11.63%) HP
12 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (11.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
13 4 (9.30%) Dell
13 4 (9.30%) VoIP
13 4 (9.30%) MCSA
13 4 (9.30%) MCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (41.86%) MS Office
2 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) CATIA
3 1 (2.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) LAN
2 6 (13.95%) WAN
2 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.30%) VoIP
4 3 (6.98%) SAN
5 2 (4.65%) Wireless
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
1 1 (2.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Support Engineer
2 17 (39.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (27.91%) IT Support Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) IT Support
4 8 (18.60%) Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) Desktop Support
6 6 (13.95%) Service Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Rollout Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
10 1 (2.33%) Desktop Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Field Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Migration Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Help Desk Support
10 1 (2.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) WSH
1 1 (2.33%) WinForms
1 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows 7
3 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (20.93%) Windows Vista
6 5 (11.63%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 2000
8 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 3 (6.98%) Migration
3 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) VB
2 1 (2.33%) C#
2 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.30%) MCDST
2 4 (9.30%) MCTS
2 4 (9.30%) MCITP
2 4 (9.30%) MCP
2 4 (9.30%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (83.72%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
5 5 (11.63%) HP
6 4 (9.30%) Dell
7 2 (4.65%) MobileIron
7 2 (4.65%) Symantec
8 1 (2.33%) Sophos
8 1 (2.33%) Toshiba