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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 88 82 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 38 44 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.57% 1.74% 3.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.13% 6.91% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 22
Average daily rate £212 £163 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £98 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £220 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £194 £140
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +38.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 36
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £18.00 £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.94 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.46% -0.46%
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
533 637 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.08% 25.23% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 302 307
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 124 110
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +11 14 £238 +46.15% 1
Hertfordshire +4 12 £293 +32.95% 1
Essex -7 5 £176 - 1
Suffolk +7 4 £243 -
Norfolk -10 3 £120 -
Windows XP
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 42 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
4 32 (41.03%) MS Office
5 25 (32.05%) MS Exchange
6 21 (26.92%) ITIL
7 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (24.36%) Citrix
9 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 18 (23.08%) DNS
10 16 (20.51%) DHCP
10 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (20.51%) Office 365
11 15 (19.23%) Windows 8
12 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
12 12 (15.38%) Finance
12 12 (15.38%) MCSE
13 11 (14.10%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (12.82%) SQL
14 10 (12.82%) Firewall
14 10 (12.82%) VMware
14 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
15 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
15 9 (11.54%) SCCM
15 9 (11.54%) HP
16 8 (10.26%) Cisco
16 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (32.05%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.69%) IIS
4 4 (5.13%) Lync
5 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (41.03%) MS Office
2 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) Office 365
2 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) DNS
2 16 (20.51%) DHCP
3 10 (12.82%) Firewall
4 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (8.97%) SAN
5 7 (8.97%) VoIP
5 7 (8.97%) VPN
6 6 (7.69%) iSCSI
6 6 (7.69%) NAS
7 4 (5.13%) Internet
8 2 (2.56%) LAN
8 2 (2.56%) WAN
8 2 (2.56%) Wireless
9 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.28%) Skype
9 1 (1.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) German Language
3 3 (3.85%) Publishing
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Military
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) 1st Line Support
3 12 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 12 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (14.10%) Service Analyst
5 10 (12.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 6 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) IT Support
8 5 (6.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
10 3 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Driving Licence
2 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.41%) NHS
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) iPhone
5 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.28%) Handset
6 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (19.23%) Windows 8
5 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Linux
7 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.28%) Unix
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) ITIL
2 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (7.69%) Software Licensing
3 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (3.85%) Service Management
5 2 (2.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.56%) SOA
6 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.28%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.28%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.28%) Migration
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.28%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.28%) Project Management
6 1 (1.28%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.38%) MCSE
3 11 (14.10%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
5 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.13%) Degree
7 3 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.85%) MCITP
7 3 (3.85%) MCP
8 2 (2.56%) CCNA
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.56%) MCSA
9 1 (1.28%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.28%) CCNP
9 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.28%) MOS
9 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 63 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) XenApp
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) OpenView
3 3 (3.85%) OVSD
3 3 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.36%) Citrix
3 10 (12.82%) VMware
4 9 (11.54%) HP
5 8 (10.26%) Cisco
6 4 (5.13%) Apple
7 3 (3.85%) IBM
7 3 (3.85%) Sophos
8 2 (2.56%) Remedy
9 1 (1.28%) Adobe
9 1 (1.28%) Avaya
9 1 (1.28%) Dell
9 1 (1.28%) SAP
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £16.00 - £17.00 per hour
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