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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 69 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.71% 2.05% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.91% 7.39% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate
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£150 £138 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -30.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £117 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £165 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £180 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.48 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -2.00%
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
206 230 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.29% 27.71% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 118 72
Average daily rate £350 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 30
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 3 £130 +0.97% 3
Peterborough -7 2 £170 +13.33%
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) WebEx
6 3 (23.08%) LANDesk
6 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (15.38%) EPoS
7 2 (15.38%) VoIP
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
7 2 (15.38%) BMC
7 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) MCSE
7 2 (15.38%) MCSA
7 2 (15.38%) MCP
7 2 (15.38%) UNIX
7 2 (15.38%) Service Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) WebEx
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) EPoS
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Android
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Service Management
1 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) DameWare
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) LANDesk
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) BMC
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam
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