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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 49 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.18% 0.80% 5.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.87% 2.97% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£129 - £140
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 - £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £164 - £164
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 16
Average hourly rate - £9.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.98 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -3.62%
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
155 101 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.45% 27.01% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 42 82
Average daily rate £350 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 60
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -45.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

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 21 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) VBScript
5 4 (36.36%) VB
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) Nokia
6 3 (27.27%) Apple
6 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec
6 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) MCP
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) MCSA
7 2 (18.18%) SMS
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) SMS
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) 3G
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MSI
1 2 (18.18%) AdminStudio
2 1 (9.09%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (9.09%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (18.18%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
4 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
6 1 (9.09%) Windows NT
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Distribution
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) VBScript
1 4 (36.36%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MOS
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Nokia
3 3 (27.27%) Apple
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) Lotus
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 15 hours ago