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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 52 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 31 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.54% 3.65% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.92% 16.46% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 7
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£225 £203 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
-5.25% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £69.25 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.60%
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
260 243 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.28% 22.19% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 104 107
Average daily rate £325 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £143 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 34
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £44.99 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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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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
High Wycombe +10 14 £155 - 3
Milton Keynes -13 13 £300 +50.00% 3
Bletchley - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (66.23%) Windows 7
3 44 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 26 (33.77%) MS Office
5 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 18 (23.38%) ITIL
7 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
8 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (12.99%) VB
10 8 (10.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (10.39%) Finance
10 8 (10.39%) SCCM
10 8 (10.39%) Blackberry
10 8 (10.39%) MSI
10 8 (10.39%) Windows 8
11 7 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (9.09%) Incident Management
11 7 (9.09%) Application Packaging
11 7 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (7.79%) VMware
12 6 (7.79%) Windows Vista
12 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
12 6 (7.79%) WSH
12 6 (7.79%) Wise Package Studio
12 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (6.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) Lync
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (33.77%) MS Office
2 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
3 7 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) VPN
2 3 (3.90%) ATM
2 3 (3.90%) LAN
2 3 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) Network Security
3 2 (2.60%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.30%) 3G
4 1 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) Broadband
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) VoIP
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MSI
2 6 (7.79%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.30%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.30%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) French Language
2 4 (5.19%) German Language
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (49.35%) Analyst
2 17 (22.08%) Service Analyst
2 17 (22.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Help Desk Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Support Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Help Desk Support
5 8 (10.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) Applications Packager
7 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.19%) Desktop Team Leader
7 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) IT Support
8 3 (3.90%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Help Desk Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 6 (7.79%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.90%) PDA
3 2 (2.60%) iPhone
4 1 (1.30%) EPoS
4 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.30%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (66.23%) Windows 7
3 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.39%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.79%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) ITIL
2 7 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
3 5 (6.49%) Migration
4 3 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (3.90%) Software Testing
5 2 (2.60%) Test Scripting
5 2 (2.60%) Build Automation
6 1 (1.30%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.30%) Service Management
6 1 (1.30%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.30%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (1.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) VB
2 4 (5.19%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) VBScript
3 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) MCP
2 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) MCITP
3 2 (2.60%) MCDST
3 2 (2.60%) MCTS
3 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) MCSE
3 2 (2.60%) MCSA
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) SCCM
2 7 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (6.49%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.30%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.30%) OpenView
5 1 (1.30%) DameWare
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) VMware
3 5 (6.49%) Remedy
4 4 (5.19%) Citrix
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco
4 4 (5.19%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.90%) HP
5 3 (3.90%) Dell
6 2 (2.60%) Kaseya
6 2 (2.60%) Veritas
7 1 (1.30%) Lotus
7 1 (1.30%) Apple
7 1 (1.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.30%) CA
7 1 (1.30%) Epicor
7 1 (1.30%) Iron Mountain
7 1 (1.30%) AppSense
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