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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 49 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 19 15 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.23% 1.96% 6.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.02% 8.24% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£138 £198 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.37% -37.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £173 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £310 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
-5.25% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 29
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £16.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.60%
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
237 182 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 27.78% 23.79% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 71 104
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £179 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 33 83
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -51.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 2014. 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Cambridge -12 5 £129 - 1
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
3 21 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (34.29%) ITIL
5 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.86%) Mac OS X
8 7 (20.00%) HP
8 7 (20.00%) Cisco
8 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (20.00%) VBScript
8 7 (20.00%) VB
8 7 (20.00%) VMware
8 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (17.14%) VoIP
10 5 (14.29%) Migration
10 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 5 (14.29%) Windows Vista
11 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (11.43%) SCCM
11 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
11 4 (11.43%) DHCP
11 4 (11.43%) DNS
12 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
12 3 (8.57%) VPN
12 3 (8.57%) Citrix
12 3 (8.57%) Apple

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) VoIP
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) SMS
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) 3G
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) AdminStudio
1 2 (5.71%) MSI
2 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.86%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) IT Support
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Packager
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.71%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.86%) Mac OS X
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) Linux
7 2 (5.71%) UNIX
8 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Validation
4 1 (2.86%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) VBScript
1 7 (20.00%) VB
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) MOS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
1 2 (5.71%) MCP
1 2 (5.71%) MCSE
1 2 (5.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) HP
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) Apple
3 3 (8.57%) Nokia
3 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.57%) Symantec
4 2 (5.71%) AppSense
4 2 (5.71%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
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