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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 65 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 8 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 0.83% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.41% 3.70% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 10
Median daily rate £100 £325 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% +39.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £297 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £325 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £240 £187
% change year-on-year
+19.27% +28.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 11
Median hourly rate - £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.97
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.23%

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
205 216 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.03% 22.52% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 75 124
Median daily rate £360 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 25
Median hourly rate £10.40 £16.21 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.84% +8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 +3 6 £300 -7.69% 1
High Wycombe - 1 £95 - 1
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (46.67%) MS Office
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) ATM
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
5 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (20.00%) Reuters
6 3 (20.00%) Bloomberg
6 3 (20.00%) NCR
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
7 2 (13.33%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP

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 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) ATM
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) German Language
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Polish Language
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Multilingual Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Server Migration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) DNA
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCA
1 1 (6.67%) CCAA
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) AppDNA
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (20.00%) NCR
3 3 (20.00%) Reuters
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Clearswift
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Sophos
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Toshiba
5 1 (6.67%) VMware