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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 53 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.35% 0.63% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 1.90% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £214 - £175
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 - £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 - £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 11
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.69 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -2.25%
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
168 263 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 28.28% 33.25% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 154 98
Median daily rate £350 £348 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £207 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £417 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 34
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +58.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +10 5 £310 -
Cambridge +14 2 - -
St Neots - 1 £118 -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 14 (77.78%) Windows 7
4 12 (66.67%) ITIL
5 10 (55.56%) MS Office
6 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
8 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 6 (33.33%) MCSE
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
10 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
10 4 (22.22%) DNS
11 3 (16.67%) Altiris
11 3 (16.67%) Symantec
11 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
11 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (16.67%) Citrix
11 3 (16.67%) Cisco
11 3 (16.67%) Office 365
11 3 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (5.56%) Finance
12 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
12 1 (5.56%) Marketing
12 1 (5.56%) Lotus
12 1 (5.56%) SLA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (33.33%) Desktop Support
4 4 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Health Informatics
2 1 (5.56%) Informatics
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (33.33%) MCSE
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Altiris
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus