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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 67 53 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 33 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.63% 2.85% 5.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.71% 12.13% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 18
Average daily rate £325 £188 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £140
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 14
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.48 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £16.10 £15.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%
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
221 272 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.04% 23.47% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 100 106
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.42 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 6 £325 +73.33% 1
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
4 5 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) MCSA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (20.00%) MCITP
6 2 (20.00%) Fat Client

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) IPX
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (10.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) NetWare
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) Novell
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £16.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago