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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 49 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.36% 0.81% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.71% 2.67% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £134 £160 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% -20.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £160 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £160 £257
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £173 £195
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Median hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.94 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.38% -4.64%
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
170 225 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 28.96% 30.28% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 110 78
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 31
Median hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.85 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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
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 24 May 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 +9 5 £150 -
Cambridge +2 2 - - 1
St Neots - 1 £118 -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (52.00%) MS Office
4 13 (52.00%) ITIL
5 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (32.00%) MCSE
8 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
10 5 (20.00%) Office 365
10 5 (20.00%) Application Packaging
10 5 (20.00%) DNS
10 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
10 5 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (16.00%) Citrix
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco
12 3 (12.00%) Symantec
12 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (12.00%) Altiris
12 3 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (8.00%) LAN
13 2 (8.00%) WAN
14 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
14 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
14 1 (4.00%) 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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Office
2 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) 1st Line Support
2 9 (36.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (4.00%) Informatics
2 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) 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 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (32.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Altiris
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus
4 1 (4.00%) VMware