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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 22 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.17% 6.95% 6.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.37% 21.95% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate
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£150 £395 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.02% +9.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £228
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £35.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -3.50%
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
49 82 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 22.69% 31.66% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 13
Average daily rate £313 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 September 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) MS Office
3 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 6 (27.27%) ITIL
5 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 5 (22.73%) IBM
6 5 (22.73%) Migration
6 5 (22.73%) Tivoli
6 5 (22.73%) MSI
7 4 (18.18%) Time Management
7 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
8 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.64%) CA
8 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
9 2 (9.09%) StarTeam
9 2 (9.09%) Fault Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Broadband
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MSI
2 2 (9.09%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Military
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IMAC Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Break Fix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (9.09%) Software Distribution
4 2 (9.09%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) IT Governance
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) DCSE
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) CCA
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) CA
4 2 (9.09%) Lotus
4 2 (9.09%) Borland
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Google