Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows XP
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 118 88
Rank change year-on-year +7 -30 -34
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 39 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.37% 0.81% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 3.77% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 23
East Midlands median daily rate £128 £125 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +13.64% -48.84%
10th Percentile £126 £119 £77
90th Percentile £131 £375 £390
England median daily rate £173 £165 £175
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £14.20 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% -3.73% +18.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.42
90th Percentile £16.90 £16.25 £20.00
England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -3.45%

Windows XP is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 624 663 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.97% 21.40% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 395 326
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.39% +12.43%
10th Percentile £138 £180 £163
90th Percentile £500 £488 £569
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.07% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 69 63
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.35 £9.80
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.50 £23.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +29 21 £128 +34.21%
Lincolnshire +18 8 - -
Derbyshire +5 5 - -
Northamptonshire -23 3 £130 -65.33%
Nottinghamshire -3 2 - -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (94.87%) Active Directory
3 24 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 24 (61.54%) Windows 10
4 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
5 19 (48.72%) Migration
6 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (38.46%) Windows 8
8 13 (33.33%) Apple iOS
9 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
9 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (30.77%) Time Management
9 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (28.21%) Break/Fix
10 11 (28.21%) VPN
11 10 (25.64%) Citrix
11 10 (25.64%) Finance
12 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
12 8 (20.51%) Office 365
13 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
14 5 (12.82%) Application Packaging
14 5 (12.82%) Retail
14 5 (12.82%) Altiris
14 5 (12.82%) NHS
14 5 (12.82%) Symantec
14 5 (12.82%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (12.82%) SLA
14 5 (12.82%) ITIL
14 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
14 5 (12.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.82%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Desktop Support
2 16 (41.03%) Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 12 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (20.51%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (10.26%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (10.26%) Migration Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Network Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) IT Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Network Support
8 3 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.82%) NHS
3 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.69%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows 10
2 24 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 15 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 13 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Migration
2 12 (30.77%) Time Management
3 11 (28.21%) Break/Fix
4 5 (12.82%) Application Packaging
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Software Audit
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) PMO
3 1 (2.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (94.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (12.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Citrix
3 5 (12.82%) Altiris
3 5 (12.82%) Symantec
4 1 (2.56%) BT
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Lotus
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) VMware