The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley 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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 16 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 3.15% 4.72% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.90% 17.24% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £140 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £140 £186
% change year-on-year
+33.57% -24.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.85 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -4.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Operating Systems Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 24.41% 27.36% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 14
Average daily rate £358 £384 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £139 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £26.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Crawley region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Crawley region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Windows XP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (28.57%) iPad
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) iPhone
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Advisor
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix