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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 13 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 28 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 8.28% 5.97% 3.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.46% 33.33% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% -28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £135 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £328 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £150 £159
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £15.26 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
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
89 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 26.33% 17.91% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 9
Average daily rate £275 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.35 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.69 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 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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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 +4 9 - -
Nuneaton - 2 £170 -
Windows XP
West Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
3 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
4 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
5 17 (45.95%) MS Office
6 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
7 6 (16.22%) ITIL
7 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
8 5 (13.51%) Data Management
8 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000
8 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (13.51%) Data Entry
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (10.81%) Lotus
9 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes
9 4 (10.81%) LAN
10 3 (8.11%) WAN
10 3 (8.11%) SLA
10 3 (8.11%) Citrix
10 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
10 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (8.11%) PDA
10 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
11 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (5.41%) Google
11 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (5.41%) VMware
11 2 (5.41%) ITSM

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) MS Office
2 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Desktop Support
3 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Service Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Administrator
5 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (8.11%) IT Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.70%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.70%) Customer Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) PDA
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Data Management
2 5 (13.51%) Data Entry
3 2 (5.41%) ITSM
4 1 (2.70%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CNE
3 2 (5.41%) Novell Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Lotus
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Google
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) McAfee
5 1 (2.70%) Computacenter