Period
to 18 February 2020

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 18 February 2020 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
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 127 137
Rank change year-on-year +34 +10 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 12 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.76% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.06% 1.54% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
East Midlands median daily rate £140 £100 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £97 £100 £123
90th Percentile £153 £350 £162
England median daily rate £135 £145 £170
% change year-on-year -6.90% -14.71% -26.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.78 £13.82 £12.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.76% +11.54% +12.64%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.56 £10.15
90th Percentile £14.00 £16.25 £17.09
England median hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +5.77% -7.14% +1.63%

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 392 584 660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 24.79% 23.82% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 367 384
East Midlands median daily rate £313 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £135 £135 £181
90th Percentile £500 £538 £538
England median daily rate £415 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -3.49% +1.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 58 72
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.68 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.53% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.04 £10.29
90th Percentile £17.50 £32.50 £29.28
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.38
% change year-on-year +1.45% -0.72% +5.30%

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 18 February 2020. 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
Derbyshire - 6 £140 - 2
Leicestershire +8 3 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £83 - 2
Lincolnshire +6 1 £156 - 1
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 10
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Time Management
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) Apple
7 2 (16.67%) Ivanti
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Break/Fix
8 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (8.33%) Server Management
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (8.33%) WebEx
8 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server

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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) WebEx
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Break/Fix
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Server Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Apple
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Ivanti
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus