The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 52 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 31 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.41% 4.38% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.03% 18.97% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 11
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£300 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £216
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 8
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.10 £19.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
238 232 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.54% 23.11% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 96 93
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £208 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £21.25 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows XP
South East

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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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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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 -11 16 £350 +55.55% 4
High Wycombe +2 11 £178 - 3
Aylesbury -1 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (67.06%) Windows 7
3 53 (62.35%) Active Directory
4 34 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 28 (32.94%) MS Office
6 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (23.53%) ITIL
8 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (18.82%) MS Exchange
10 15 (17.65%) VB
11 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
12 11 (12.94%) MSI
12 11 (12.94%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (11.76%) Windows Vista
13 10 (11.76%) Application Packaging
13 10 (11.76%) Blackberry
13 10 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 9 (10.59%) Citrix
14 9 (10.59%) WSH
14 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
14 9 (10.59%) Migration
14 9 (10.59%) Hyper-V
14 9 (10.59%) Wise Package Studio
14 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (9.41%) Windows 8
15 8 (9.41%) Remedy
16 7 (8.24%) Finance
16 7 (8.24%) SCCM
17 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
17 6 (7.06%) PowerShell

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (18.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.18%) Lync
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 28 (32.94%) MS Office
2 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.06%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (3.53%) LAN
2 3 (3.53%) VPN
3 2 (2.35%) WAN
3 2 (2.35%) Network Security
4 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.18%) Wireless
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (1.18%) 3G
4 1 (1.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MSI
2 9 (10.59%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.18%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.18%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.18%) NUnit
3 1 (1.18%) Moq
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) French Language
2 5 (5.88%) German Language
3 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.18%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (51.76%) Analyst
2 19 (22.35%) Service Analyst
2 19 (22.35%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Help Desk Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) Support Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) Help Desk Support
5 11 (12.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (10.59%) Applications Packager
7 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Help Desk Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Desktop Team Leader
8 4 (4.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.53%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (2.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) Application Packaging
2 9 (10.59%) WSH
3 1 (1.18%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.18%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.53%) PDA
3 2 (2.35%) iPhone
4 1 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.18%) iPad
4 1 (1.18%) EPoS
4 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (67.06%) Windows 7
3 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 8 (9.41%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.88%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.18%) Android
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) ITIL
2 9 (10.59%) Migration
3 5 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.18%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (1.18%) Email Migration
6 1 (1.18%) Scrum
6 1 (1.18%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.18%) Service Management
6 1 (1.18%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) VB
2 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.06%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) VBScript
3 1 (1.18%) C
3 1 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.71%) MCP
5 3 (3.53%) MCITP
6 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) MCSE
6 2 (2.35%) MCSA
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.35%) MCDST
6 2 (2.35%) MCTS
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (62.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (10.59%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.53%) XenApp
5 2 (2.35%) XenServer
5 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (8.24%) SCCM
3 5 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.18%) DameWare
4 1 (1.18%) OpenView
4 1 (1.18%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) Citrix
3 8 (9.41%) Remedy
4 6 (7.06%) VMware
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco
5 4 (4.71%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.53%) HP
6 3 (3.53%) Dell
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle
7 2 (2.35%) Veritas
7 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.35%) AppSense
7 2 (2.35%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.18%) Iron Mountain
8 1 (1.18%) Lotus
8 1 (1.18%) Apple
8 1 (1.18%) CA
8 1 (1.18%) SAP
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £16.28 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £160.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 22 days ago