The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 55 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.03% 1.10% 3.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.73% 3.95% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
Average daily rate
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£170 - £213
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 - £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £192 - £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £145 £225
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -35.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% -
Windows XP
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
148 152 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.83% 27.89% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 74 88
Average daily rate £275 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £235 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 36
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Peterborough +2 6 £170 -
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Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) Windows 7
3 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) ITIL
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
7 7 (31.82%) MS Office
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) SLA
9 5 (22.73%) Citrix
10 4 (18.18%) Symantec
10 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
10 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
11 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
11 3 (13.64%) SCCM
11 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
11 3 (13.64%) DNS
11 3 (13.64%) LAN
11 3 (13.64%) WAN
12 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 2 (9.09%) Service Management
12 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (9.09%) Sophos
12 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
12 2 (9.09%) Altiris
12 2 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 1 (4.55%) Lync

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Service Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 6 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix Support
5 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (9.09%) Network Technician
7 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Deskside Support
7 1 (4.55%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (9.09%) Sophos
4 2 (9.09%) Altiris
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper