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 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 41 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 14 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.40% 1.59% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.08% 7.48% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £238 £163 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £140
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £11.00 £15.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%
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
107 147 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.35% 21.30% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 64 89
Average daily rate £260 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £104 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
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 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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
Peterborough +17 11 £238 +39.70% 1
Cambridge -8 1 - - 2
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (80.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (52.00%) MS Office
5 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
7 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (40.00%) ITIL
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (36.00%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (36.00%) MCSE
8 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (16.00%) Office 365
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
11 3 (12.00%) Cisco
11 3 (12.00%) Citrix
12 2 (8.00%) LAN
12 2 (8.00%) WAN
12 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
12 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (8.00%) Finance
12 2 (8.00%) Banking
12 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
13 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
13 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
13 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
13 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Office
2 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Desktop Support
3 6 (24.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support
7 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Handset
2 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (36.00%) MCSE
2 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Apple
3 1 (4.00%) Avaya
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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