Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 132 102
Rank change year-on-year +22 -30 -43
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 30 17 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.11% 0.54% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.91% 2.56% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 28
East Midlands median daily rate £130 £125 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -56.36%
10th Percentile £128 £123 £77
90th Percentile £354 £175 £368
England median daily rate £160 £175 £232
% change year-on-year -8.57% -24.57% +22.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 13
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.44 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -2.07% +20.83%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.05 £10.30
90th Percentile £17.09 £16.38 £20.00
England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.20 £13.78
% change year-on-year -8.45% +3.09% -5.00%

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 611 665 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.53% 21.12% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 397 315
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £132 £185 £132
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 68
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.69% +5.19% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.71 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £28.00 £30.46 £21.80
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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 13 November 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 - 15 £130 -
Lincolnshire +13 8 - -
Derbyshire +11 4 - -
Northamptonshire -13 3 £360 +105.71% 1
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 20 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (53.33%) Windows 10
5 13 (43.33%) Migration
6 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (33.33%) Time Management
7 10 (33.33%) Break/Fix
8 8 (26.67%) Office 365
9 7 (23.33%) Windows 8
9 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
9 7 (23.33%) VPN
9 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
9 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (16.67%) ITIL
11 4 (13.33%) SLA
11 4 (13.33%) Citrix
11 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
11 4 (13.33%) Finance
11 4 (13.33%) Symantec
11 4 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
11 4 (13.33%) Banking
11 4 (13.33%) Application Packaging
11 4 (13.33%) Altiris
11 4 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (10.00%) Retail
12 3 (10.00%) NHS

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 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) assyst
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Desktop Support
2 12 (40.00%) Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
9 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Support
9 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
10 1 (3.33%) Desktop Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) NHS
3 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 16 (53.33%) Windows 10
4 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
4 7 (23.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Migration
2 10 (33.33%) Break/Fix
2 10 (33.33%) Time Management
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Application Packaging
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Software Audit
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) ERP
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (93.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Altiris
2 4 (13.33%) Citrix
2 4 (13.33%) Symantec
3 1 (3.33%) BT
3 1 (3.33%) Remedy
3 1 (3.33%) SAP