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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 100 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 24 43 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 1.56% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.22% 6.06% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 26
Median daily rate £166 £160 £194
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £103 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £313 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £170 £195
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 27
Median hourly rate £11.25 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £9.10 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £18.60 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.64%
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
569 710 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.45% 25.73% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 363 286
Median daily rate £348 £333 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 94 83
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £9.84 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.60 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 6 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 6 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
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £134 -16.40% 1
Hertfordshire -5 7 £163 +20.37% 3
Bedfordshire +11 4 £350 +100.00% 1
Essex -2 1 - - 1
Windows XP
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (75.41%) Active Directory
3 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
3 31 (50.82%) MS Office
4 28 (45.90%) Windows 7
5 22 (36.07%) MS Exchange
6 21 (34.43%) ITIL
7 15 (24.59%) Windows 8
8 14 (22.95%) Office 365
9 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
9 13 (21.31%) DNS
9 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (19.67%) Citrix
10 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
10 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (18.03%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
12 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
13 8 (13.11%) Cisco
13 8 (13.11%) MCSE
14 7 (11.48%) Blackberry
14 7 (11.48%) Degree
14 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (9.84%) SCCM
15 6 (9.84%) HP
15 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (9.84%) SLA
16 5 (8.20%) VPN
16 5 (8.20%) DHCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 22 (36.07%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (50.82%) MS Office
2 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) DNS
2 5 (8.20%) DHCP
2 5 (8.20%) VPN
3 4 (6.56%) Internet
4 3 (4.92%) Firewall
4 3 (4.92%) SAN
4 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.28%) LAN
5 2 (3.28%) NAS
5 2 (3.28%) VoIP
5 2 (3.28%) WAN
5 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.28%) Wireless
6 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) JIRA
1 2 (3.28%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.64%) JProfiler
2 1 (1.64%) Trac
2 1 (1.64%) YourKit
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) German Language
2 3 (4.92%) Publishing
3 2 (3.28%) Advertising
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Analyst
2 15 (24.59%) Support Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Desktop Support
4 10 (16.39%) Service Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (11.48%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (9.84%) IT Support
8 5 (8.20%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) IT Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) IT Support Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) Akka
2 1 (1.64%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.20%) NHS
3 3 (4.92%) iPhone
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) EPoS
4 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.64%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.64%) Informatics
5 1 (1.64%) IVR
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (45.90%) Windows 7
3 15 (24.59%) Windows 8
4 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
5 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.28%) Linux
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.64%) Debian
9 1 (1.64%) HPUX
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Solaris
9 1 (1.64%) SUSE
9 1 (1.64%) Unix
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) ITIL
2 5 (8.20%) Application Packaging
3 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.28%) Service Management
4 2 (3.28%) Software Licensing
5 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.64%) Automated Testing
5 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.64%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.64%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.64%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.64%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) Java
2 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.03%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
4 8 (13.11%) MCSE
5 7 (11.48%) Degree
6 2 (3.28%) MCP
7 1 (1.64%) MCSA
7 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (75.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) OpenView
3 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.92%) OVSD
3 3 (4.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) Citrix
3 8 (13.11%) Cisco
4 6 (9.84%) HP
5 5 (8.20%) VMware
6 3 (4.92%) Altiris
6 3 (4.92%) Apple
6 3 (4.92%) Sophos
6 3 (4.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.64%) Avaya
7 1 (1.64%) Dell
7 1 (1.64%) Google
7 1 (1.64%) Lotus
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.64%) Remedy
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) Sun
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