The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 28 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 12 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.44% 2.92% 3.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 17.86% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -60.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.73 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% -6.89%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 23.70% 16.37% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 11
Average daily rate £250 £251 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -28.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.73 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.51% -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Brighton region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Brighton region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
3 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
4 16 (69.57%) ITIL
5 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
6 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 11 (47.83%) Software Packaging
8 9 (39.13%) MS Office
9 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (13.04%) MCP
11 3 (13.04%) VMware
12 2 (8.70%) Validation
12 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (8.70%) Extranet
12 2 (8.70%) Citrix
12 2 (8.70%) Coaching
13 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
13 1 (4.35%) Project Management
13 1 (4.35%) MCSE
13 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
13 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
13 1 (4.35%) Document Management
13 1 (4.35%) MCITP
13 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
13 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
13 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (39.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Extranet
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Service Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.70%) Validation
3 2 (8.70%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Document Management
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix