The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 71 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 54 89 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.12% 3.81% 4.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.54% 18.16% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 38 14
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£125 £218 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £125 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £195 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 21
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.11 £10.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £16.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +1.81%
Windows XP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
468 490 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.36% 20.97% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 232 121
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £164 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 56
Average hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.21 £21.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Birmingham -9 16 £125 - 2
Warwickshire -3 10 £275 +37.50% 1
Shropshire -8 9 £338 +80.00% 1
Coventry 0 6 £160 -23.80% 1
Dudley -7 4 £125 -
Staffordshire -13 4 - - 3
West Bromwich -8 2 - -
Solihull +2 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 85 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 72 (47.06%) MS Office
4 57 (37.25%) Microsoft
5 31 (20.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (19.61%) Citrix
7 28 (18.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (17.65%) ITIL
9 24 (15.69%) LAN
10 23 (15.03%) SCCM
11 22 (14.38%) Windows 8
11 22 (14.38%) WAN
12 21 (13.73%) MS Excel
13 18 (11.76%) Migration
13 18 (11.76%) VMware
13 18 (11.76%) SLA
13 18 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (11.11%) MS Exchange
15 16 (10.46%) Blackberry
16 15 (9.80%) TCP/IP
17 13 (8.50%) DNS
17 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (7.84%) Windows Vista
18 12 (7.84%) Legal
18 12 (7.84%) Linux
19 11 (7.19%) Service Management
20 10 (6.54%) Security Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.58%) WorkSite
4 6 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.92%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.96%) Lync
7 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.31%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.65%) Apache
8 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 72 (47.06%) MS Office
2 21 (13.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) Vectorworks
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.23%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.69%) LAN
2 22 (14.38%) WAN
3 15 (9.80%) TCP/IP
4 13 (8.50%) DNS
5 10 (6.54%) DHCP
6 8 (5.23%) Internet
7 5 (3.27%) Wireless
8 4 (2.61%) VoIP
9 2 (1.31%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.31%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.65%) VPN
10 1 (0.65%) ATM
10 1 (0.65%) Broadband
10 1 (0.65%) SAN
10 1 (0.65%) 3G
10 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.65%) Firewall
10 1 (0.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.61%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 12 (7.84%) Legal
2 5 (3.27%) Local Government
3 4 (2.61%) Law
3 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.61%) Finance
4 3 (1.96%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (33.33%) Analyst
2 32 (20.92%) Service Analyst
2 32 (20.92%) Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (15.03%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (13.07%) Help Desk Analyst
5 19 (12.42%) Desktop Support
6 15 (9.80%) Support Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) Support Analyst
8 11 (7.19%) IT Support
9 10 (6.54%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
11 7 (4.58%) Implementation Manager
12 6 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 5 (3.27%) Support Technician
13 5 (3.27%) 3rd Line Support
14 4 (2.61%) Desktop Analyst
14 4 (2.61%) Consultant
14 4 (2.61%) Administrator
14 4 (2.61%) IT Support Analyst
14 4 (2.61%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.61%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.65%) OLE
2 1 (0.65%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.46%) Blackberry
2 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.58%) CMDB
4 6 (3.92%) PDA
5 4 (2.61%) Statistics
6 3 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.96%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.31%) Wiki
8 1 (0.65%) EPoS
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 153 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 31 (20.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (18.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (14.38%) Windows 8
6 12 (7.84%) Windows Vista
6 12 (7.84%) Linux
7 9 (5.88%) Windows 2000
8 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.23%) UNIX
9 6 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.61%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.65%) ITIL
2 18 (11.76%) Migration
3 11 (7.19%) Service Management
4 7 (4.58%) ITSM
4 7 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (4.58%) Change Control
5 5 (3.27%) Service Delivery
6 4 (2.61%) Incident Management
6 4 (2.61%) Data Migration
6 4 (2.61%) Software Distribution
6 4 (2.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (1.96%) Change Management
7 3 (1.96%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.31%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.31%) CAD
8 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2
9 1 (0.65%) E-Commerce
9 1 (0.65%) Configuration Management
9 1 (0.65%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (0.65%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.58%) SQL
2 4 (2.61%) Shell Script
2 4 (2.61%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.54%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.54%) MCSE
3 8 (5.23%) MCP
4 7 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.61%) MCITP
7 3 (1.96%) Degree
8 1 (0.65%) CNE
8 1 (0.65%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.65%) CCA
8 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.65%) CCEA
8 1 (0.65%) MOS
8 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.65%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 85 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.92%) vSphere
3 6 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.61%) XenApp
6 2 (1.31%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.31%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.65%) XenServer
7 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (15.03%) SCCM
2 4 (2.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.61%) Citrix
3 18 (11.76%) VMware
4 10 (6.54%) HP
5 8 (5.23%) Lotus
6 7 (4.58%) Cisco
6 7 (4.58%) Progress
7 6 (3.92%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.61%) Veeam
8 4 (2.61%) Symantec
8 4 (2.61%) Adobe
8 4 (2.61%) Dell
8 4 (2.61%) NetApp
8 4 (2.61%) Oracle
9 3 (1.96%) Sybase
10 2 (1.31%) Panasonic
10 2 (1.31%) McAfee
10 2 (1.31%) EMC
11 1 (0.65%) SAP
11 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
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