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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 33 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.07% 0.35% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 2.63% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £293 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% +6.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £200 £184
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £7.88 - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £13.06
% change year-on-year
-8.91% +7.23%

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
35 38 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 12.46% 13.43% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 23
Median daily rate £350 £293 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £253 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 27 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Veritas
3 4 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Statistics
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Netcool
4 3 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) MS Access
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Unix

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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MS Access
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (66.67%) Statistics
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (50.00%) Netcool
2 3 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
4 1 (16.67%) Meridio