The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 26 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.23% 3.64% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.81% 14.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£271 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £199 £150 £165
% change year-on-year
+32.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 £18.84 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
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Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
74 61 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 29.84% 24.70% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 23
Average daily rate £375 £381 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £170 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.69 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +71.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
4 8 (50.00%) Time Management
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (43.75%) Clustering
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (43.75%) High Availability
6 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (37.50%) Internet
6 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
6 6 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (37.50%) Live Communications Server
6 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
7 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) MS Office
7 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) AS400
9 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
9 3 (18.75%) Project Management
9 3 (18.75%) NetIQ
9 3 (18.75%) APPC
9 3 (18.75%) APPN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (37.50%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) APPN
3 3 (18.75%) SNA
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) FTP
3 3 (18.75%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) DB2
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) IMAC Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
2 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) AS400
3 3 (18.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) OS/400
3 3 (18.75%) i5/OS
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Time Management
2 7 (43.75%) High Availability
3 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) IT Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
6 1 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) RPG
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) COBOL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) IBM Certification
5 1 (6.25%) DCSE
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) CCA
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) NetIQ
2 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus