Moyes' current deal expires in June.
"I think what can be said is people would always draw conclusions about my contract situation, or the fact I have been here for more than a decade," he said. "But this had nothing to do with those issues or anything else. It was just a poor performance from the team.
"I've always known what I need to do to move it forward here, and I've always known what is required, but a lot of those things aren't apparent to people viewing from the outside. They don't always see.
"This doesn't change my thoughts; I still have the same appetite for the job."