The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 20 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 18 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.10% 3.18% 6.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.45% 15.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £170 £225
% change year-on-year
- -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.82 £15.85 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.36 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-5.95% +4.40%
Windows XP
West 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 Warwickshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 60 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 24.93% 21.20% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 19
Average daily rate £313 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £163 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £439 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.85 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% +26.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £32.50 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Warwick -6 5 - -
Windows XP
West Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Windows 7
3 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
4 22 (47.83%) MS Office
5 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
6 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
7 10 (21.74%) ITIL
8 8 (17.39%) Lotus
8 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
10 6 (13.04%) LAN
10 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
10 6 (13.04%) Windows 2000
10 6 (13.04%) IBM Notes
10 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (13.04%) PDA
10 6 (13.04%) Windows 8
11 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (10.87%) Data Entry
11 5 (10.87%) Data Management
11 5 (10.87%) WAN
11 5 (10.87%) Citrix
12 4 (8.70%) DHCP
13 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (6.52%) DNS
13 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (4.35%) Google
14 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
14 2 (4.35%) Asset Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) IBM Notes
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (47.83%) MS Office
2 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) LAN
2 5 (10.87%) WAN
3 4 (8.70%) DHCP
4 3 (6.52%) DNS
5 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Desktop Support
3 9 (19.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (17.39%) Service Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Help Desk Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Support Technician
6 5 (10.87%) Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (8.70%) IT Support
8 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) IT Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) IT Support Technician
9 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Technician
9 2 (4.35%) Desktop Technician
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Support Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) PDA
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Windows 7
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.04%) Windows 2000
4 6 (13.04%) Windows 8
4 6 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Data Management
2 5 (10.87%) Data Entry
3 2 (4.35%) CAD
3 2 (4.35%) ITSM
3 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.17%) Migration
4 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) CNE
3 2 (4.35%) Novell Certification
3 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Lotus
3 5 (10.87%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) McAfee
4 2 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Computacenter