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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 16 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 25 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 7.53% 1.86% 3.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.07% 14.71% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£180 £224 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.55% -61.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £157 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £398 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £150 £175
% change year-on-year
+24.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% -29.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.85 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £15.85 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.69 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -5.62%
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
86 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 25.90% 12.64% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 18
Average daily rate £275 £275 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £173 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 9 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £29.95 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 +11 11 - - 3
Windows XP
West Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 21 (53.85%) Windows 7
5 18 (46.15%) MS Office
6 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (17.95%) ITIL
8 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 6 (15.38%) Windows 2000
8 6 (15.38%) LAN
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (15.38%) PDA
8 6 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (12.82%) Data Management
9 5 (12.82%) Data Entry
9 5 (12.82%) WAN
9 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
10 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (7.69%) Lotus
11 3 (7.69%) IBM Notes
11 3 (7.69%) Citrix
11 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
12 2 (5.13%) Google
12 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
12 2 (5.13%) ITSM
12 2 (5.13%) SLA
12 2 (5.13%) MCSE

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (46.15%) MS Office
2 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) LAN
2 5 (12.82%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (25.64%) Desktop Support
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Service Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (12.82%) Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) IT Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Technician
8 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.56%) Coordinator
9 1 (2.56%) Customer Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.56%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) PDA
2 1 (2.56%) iPhone
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.38%) Windows 2000
4 6 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Data Management
2 5 (12.82%) Data Entry
3 2 (5.13%) ITSM
4 1 (2.56%) Migration
4 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) CNE
3 2 (5.13%) Novell Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Citrix
2 3 (7.69%) Lotus
3 2 (5.13%) McAfee
3 2 (5.13%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Computacenter
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