The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 98 64 43
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 36 85 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.28% 2.84% 3.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.77% 11.55% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 34
Average daily rate
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£160 £285 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% +54.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £91 £160 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £425 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £195 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 30
Average hourly rate £10.65 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.99 £19.00 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
Windows XP
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 East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
755 736 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.82% 24.57% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 326 239
Average daily rate £325 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 103 111
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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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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
Hertfordshire -16 12 £80 -52.94% 5
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £160 -20.98% 4
Suffolk +4 6 £155 -31.11% 1
Essex -20 5 £463 +8.82% 2
Bedfordshire +4 3 £175 -61.11%
Norfolk -2 3 £138 +5.76% 6
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 42 (52.50%) Windows 7
4 39 (48.75%) MS Office
5 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
6 23 (28.75%) ITIL
6 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (26.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (23.75%) HP
9 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
10 17 (21.25%) Citrix
10 17 (21.25%) Windows 8
11 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
11 14 (17.50%) DNS
11 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (17.50%) Android
12 13 (16.25%) Cisco
13 12 (15.00%) SLA
13 12 (15.00%) DHCP
13 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
13 12 (15.00%) Apple
14 11 (13.75%) Blackberry
15 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (12.50%) CCNA
15 10 (12.50%) VMware
15 10 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (12.50%) SCCM
16 9 (11.25%) XenApp
16 9 (11.25%) Migration
16 9 (11.25%) Dell

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.50%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 39 (48.75%) MS Office
2 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.25%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.50%) DNS
2 12 (15.00%) DHCP
2 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.25%) VPN
4 7 (8.75%) Internet
4 7 (8.75%) LAN
5 6 (7.50%) WAN
6 5 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (5.00%) VoIP
8 3 (3.75%) SAN
8 3 (3.75%) Wireless
8 3 (3.75%) Firewall
9 2 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (2.50%) WebEx
10 1 (1.25%) IPv4
10 1 (1.25%) ADSL
10 1 (1.25%) PBX
10 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.25%) VLAN
10 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MSI
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.75%) French Language
2 3 (3.75%) German Language
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Analyst
2 24 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (28.75%) Desktop Support
4 20 (25.00%) Support Engineer
5 15 (18.75%) Service Analyst
5 15 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (17.50%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (15.00%) Support Analyst
8 9 (11.25%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (8.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (8.75%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (5.00%) IT Support
12 3 (3.75%) Junior
12 3 (3.75%) Senior Support Engineer
12 3 (3.75%) Desktop Analyst
12 3 (3.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 2 (2.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 2 (2.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.50%) iPhone
2 2 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.50%) VLE
2 2 (2.50%) EPoS
2 2 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (1.25%) Replication
3 1 (1.25%) AS400
3 1 (1.25%) PDA
3 1 (1.25%) Life Science
3 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (52.50%) Windows 7
3 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (26.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (21.25%) Windows 8
6 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (17.50%) Android
7 10 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (7.50%) Linux
9 5 (6.25%) Windows 2000
9 5 (6.25%) Windows Vista
10 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
10 4 (5.00%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.50%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) ITIL
2 9 (11.25%) Migration
3 8 (10.00%) Project Management
4 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.75%) Coaching
6 2 (2.50%) Change Control
6 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.50%) Information Management
6 2 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (2.50%) Information Security
7 1 (1.25%) CRM
7 1 (1.25%) Service Management
7 1 (1.25%) Process Management
7 1 (1.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.25%) Time Management
7 1 (1.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (12.50%) CCNA
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.50%) Degree
3 2 (2.50%) MCSE
3 2 (2.50%) CCNP
4 1 (1.25%) MCSA
4 1 (1.25%) MCP
4 1 (1.25%) MOS
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 50 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.25%) XenApp
3 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.50%) XenServer
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.25%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) SCCM
2 6 (7.50%) OVSD
2 6 (7.50%) OpenView
3 3 (3.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.50%) DameWare
Vendors
1 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.75%) HP
3 17 (21.25%) Citrix
4 13 (16.25%) Cisco
5 12 (15.00%) Apple
6 10 (12.50%) VMware
7 9 (11.25%) Dell
8 7 (8.75%) Symantec
9 6 (7.50%) Altiris
10 5 (6.25%) LANDesk
11 4 (5.00%) Oracle
11 4 (5.00%) Avaya
12 2 (2.50%) Kerio
12 2 (2.50%) BMC
12 2 (2.50%) Lotus
13 1 (1.25%) Adobe
13 1 (1.25%) Sun
13 1 (1.25%) EMC
13 1 (1.25%) Sophos
13 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
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