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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 34 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.71% 4.11% 6.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.43% 18.00% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Average daily rate
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£200 £150 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -62.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.49 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -1.90%
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
53 50 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 18.09% 22.83% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 26
Average daily rate £238 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £136 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) Clustering
6 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
7 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Release Management
7 3 (23.08%) SCCM
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) VB
7 3 (23.08%) VBA
7 3 (23.08%) MS Access
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) SLA
8 2 (15.38%) HP
8 2 (15.38%) Replication
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) Remedy

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (15.38%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MS Access
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Release Management
1 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) Software Distribution
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) VB
1 3 (23.08%) VBA
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee
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