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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 3 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 87 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.32% 2.30% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.38% 12.71% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
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£400 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 14
Average hourly rate £15.57 £15.00 £13.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.11 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £17.50 £16.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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
289 236 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.25% 18.07% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 92 109
Average daily rate £350 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 24
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 3 £400 +33.33% 1
Aylesbury -1 1 - - 2
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 11 (45.83%) ITIL
4 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (29.17%) Tivoli
5 7 (29.17%) VB
5 7 (29.17%) ATM
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) Build Automation
5 7 (29.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Change Management
7 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (16.67%) Windows 2000
9 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 3 (12.50%) MS Office
9 3 (12.50%) DHCP
9 3 (12.50%) DNS
9 3 (12.50%) NHS
9 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
9 3 (12.50%) Citrix
9 3 (12.50%) SCCM
9 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
10 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (8.33%) SCOM
10 2 (8.33%) WSUS
10 2 (8.33%) Veeam

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) ATM
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) NHS
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Build Automation
3 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.83%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) VB
2 2 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Tivoli
1 7 (29.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Veeam
3 1 (4.17%) F5
3 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
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