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 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 61 91 60
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.13% 0.21% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 1.04% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £263 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £210 £170
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 - £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 - £14.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
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
189 289 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.83% 20.42% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 102 109
Median daily rate £400 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 26
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.71 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £30.00 £16.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 October 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 +15 8 £263 -19.23% 2
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 6 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Reuters
7 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (7.14%) Retail
9 1 (7.14%) Logistics
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
9 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (7.14%) Service Management

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 6 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) German Language
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Floorwalker
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Multilingual Support
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Reuters
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec