The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 54 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 0.82% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.21% 2.67% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£130 £129 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £180 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.48 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -2.00%
Windows XP
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
136 150 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.15% 30.93% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 86 42
Average daily rate £340 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £139 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £20.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Cambridge region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Cambridge region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) MOS
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) WebEx
2 1 (16.67%) IPv4
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MOS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
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