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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 69 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.63% 3.13% 3.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 10.57% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Average daily rate
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- £175 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 10
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.69 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +1.81%
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
263 227 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.29% 29.56% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 98 59
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £150 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 41
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 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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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
Cambridge -17 3 - - 4
Peterborough -6 1 - -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Blackberry
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
6 3 (27.27%) WebEx
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec
6 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (27.27%) LANDesk
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) Android
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
7 2 (18.18%) Altiris
7 2 (18.18%) DameWare
7 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (18.18%) EPoS
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) BMC
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) WebEx
2 1 (9.09%) IPv4
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
5 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) EPoS
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) CMDB
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (18.18%) DameWare
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec
2 3 (27.27%) LANDesk
3 2 (18.18%) Altiris
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) BMC
4 1 (9.09%) Nokia
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam
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