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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 22 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.42% 3.05% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.06% 12.12% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £350 - £140
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £140
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Windows XP
West Sussex

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
66 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 40.00% 25.19% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 17 14
Average daily rate £356 £333 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £14.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.62% -44.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
6 2 (25.00%) Dell
6 2 (25.00%) IBM Domino
6 2 (25.00%) Lotus
7 1 (12.50%) Apple
7 1 (12.50%) Extranet
7 1 (12.50%) MSI
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
7 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) Electronics
7 1 (12.50%) ThinApp
7 1 (12.50%) Coaching

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix