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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 30 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.23% 2.08% 3.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.24% 11.54% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £267 £168 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.55% +11.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £200 £180
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
Windows XP
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
85 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 27.07% 17.99% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 31
Median daily rate £475 £238 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £138 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 15 (83.33%) Veritas
3 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 15 (83.33%) NetBackup
4 13 (72.22%) HP
4 13 (72.22%) Netcool
4 13 (72.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (66.67%) SAN
5 12 (66.67%) EMC
5 12 (66.67%) MS Access
5 12 (66.67%) Oracle
5 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (61.11%) Statistics
6 11 (61.11%) Problem Management
7 10 (55.56%) Live Communications Server
7 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (55.56%) DV Cleared
8 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 8 (44.44%) Meridio
9 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
9 8 (44.44%) Fat Client
9 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
9 8 (44.44%) MS Office

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (55.56%) Live Communications Server
3 6 (33.33%) IIS
3 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) MS Access
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (16.67%) Server Support
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
7 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Messaging Support
7 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 1 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Messaging Technician
8 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Statistics
2 8 (44.44%) Fat Client
2 8 (44.44%) Thin Client
3 7 (38.89%) Clustering
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Problem Management
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) DV Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) NetBackup
2 13 (72.22%) Netcool
2 13 (72.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (44.44%) Unicenter
5 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Veritas
2 13 (72.22%) HP
3 12 (66.67%) EMC
3 12 (66.67%) Oracle
4 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 8 (44.44%) Meridio
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Intel Security