The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 79 70 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 20 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.19% 1.52% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.94% 7.30% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 20
Median daily rate - £250 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 14
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £15.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.70 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £16.36 £103.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -4.64%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
212 274 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.92% 20.80% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 93 105
Median daily rate £373 £395 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% +43.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 28
Median hourly rate £14.20 £16.00 £15.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.90 £76.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 2 - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
6 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) VPN
8 2 (20.00%) MS Office
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
8 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (10.00%) SCCM
9 1 (10.00%) SCOM
9 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
9 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (10.00%) MCITP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) IPX
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) UAT Coordinator
5 1 (10.00%) UAT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (10.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) NetWare
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) Novell
3 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (10.00%) VMware