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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 33 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.38% 1.82% 4.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 7.58% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £214 £273 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.84% -28.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £194 £140
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +38.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +119.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.94 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.46% -0.46%
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
38 66 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 13.10% 24.00% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 35
Average daily rate £300 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £418 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 11
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Clustering
5 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (28.57%) High Availability
7 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
7 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (28.57%) Release Management
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Replication
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 2 (14.29%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (14.29%) Firewall
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
10 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
10 1 (7.14%) Becrypt
10 1 (7.14%) Mimecast

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (14.29%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (7.14%) Lync
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sage 200
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (28.57%) Messaging Support
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Messaging Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Messaging Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Support
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (21.43%) Replication
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) High Availability
2 4 (28.57%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) BitLocker
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Aruba
3 1 (7.14%) Becrypt
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Sage
3 1 (7.14%) SAP