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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 54 24 44
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 34 58 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.01% 5.61% 3.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.23% 23.20% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 1
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£240 £200 £101
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +99.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £150 £175
% change year-on-year
+24.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £15.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.69 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -5.62%
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
257 250 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.74% 24.20% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 116 45
Average daily rate £300 £275 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +18.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £9.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 -20 21 £188 -35.34% 3
High Wycombe -3 2 - -
Marlow - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (80.95%) Windows 7
3 26 (41.27%) Active Directory
4 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (30.16%) ITIL
6 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (22.22%) VB
7 14 (22.22%) Finance
8 13 (20.63%) Tivoli
8 13 (20.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 12 (19.05%) MS Office
10 10 (15.87%) Software Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
10 10 (15.87%) Migration
10 10 (15.87%) ATM
11 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 9 (14.29%) VMware
11 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (14.29%) Build Automation
11 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
12 8 (12.70%) Citrix
13 7 (11.11%) DNS
13 7 (11.11%) SCCM
14 6 (9.52%) DHCP
14 6 (9.52%) IIS
15 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
15 5 (7.94%) HP
15 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (9.52%) IIS
2 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.59%) CMS
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Office
2 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) ATM
2 7 (11.11%) DNS
3 6 (9.52%) DHCP
4 4 (6.35%) VPN
5 3 (4.76%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) WAN
6 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.59%) Internet
7 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MSI
1 1 (1.59%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Military
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Service Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Field Support Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.17%) Field Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Help Desk Support
10 1 (1.59%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (1.59%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) JSP
1 1 (1.59%) WSH
1 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) VLE
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (80.95%) Windows 7
3 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) ITIL
2 10 (15.87%) Migration
2 10 (15.87%) Software Testing
3 9 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.35%) QMS
5 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Change Management
7 2 (3.17%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.59%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.59%) Release Management
8 1 (1.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.59%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (1.59%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) VB
2 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) MCSE
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.17%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (41.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.35%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Tivoli
1 13 (20.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 7 (11.11%) SCCM
3 3 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) VMware
3 8 (12.70%) Citrix
4 5 (7.94%) HP
5 4 (6.35%) Dell
5 4 (6.35%) AppSense
5 4 (6.35%) IBM
5 4 (6.35%) McAfee
6 2 (3.17%) Remedy
7 1 (1.59%) Epicor
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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