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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 96 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 42 75 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.39% 2.45% 3.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.01% 9.88% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 13
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£200 £149 £147
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £103 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £204 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 33
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.76% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £18.40 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.39%
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
699 759 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.10% 24.80% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 404 225
Average daily rate £350 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 128 109
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.18 £35.00 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -19 12 £200 +40.35% 7
Essex -2 9 £289 +54.00% 1
Suffolk +10 8 £500 +138.09% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 7 £130 -5.45% 2
Norfolk +5 4 £124 -4.80%
Bedfordshire +10 2 £265 -
Windows XP
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 44 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 33 (42.31%) MS Office
5 32 (41.03%) Windows 7
6 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (32.05%) Citrix
7 25 (32.05%) DHCP
7 25 (32.05%) DNS
7 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (29.49%) ITIL
9 22 (28.21%) Windows 8
10 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
10 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
12 17 (21.79%) Cisco
12 17 (21.79%) VMware
12 17 (21.79%) Android
13 14 (17.95%) HP
14 12 (15.38%) SLA
14 12 (15.38%) XenApp
15 11 (14.10%) SCCM
15 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
15 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
16 10 (12.82%) Linux
16 10 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (12.82%) Blackberry
16 10 (12.82%) Project Management
17 9 (11.54%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (42.31%) MS Office
2 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.28%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.05%) DHCP
1 25 (32.05%) DNS
2 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.54%) VPN
4 8 (10.26%) Firewall
5 6 (7.69%) VLAN
6 5 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (6.41%) IPv4
6 5 (6.41%) SAN
7 3 (3.85%) VoIP
7 3 (3.85%) WAN
7 3 (3.85%) WebEx
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.56%) LAN
8 2 (2.56%) PBX
8 2 (2.56%) Internet
8 2 (2.56%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.28%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MSI
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) French Language
3 1 (1.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Analyst
2 21 (26.92%) Desktop Support
3 16 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (19.23%) 1st Line Support
4 15 (19.23%) Support Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (15.38%) Service Analyst
6 11 (14.10%) Support Analyst
6 11 (14.10%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (12.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (11.54%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (7.69%) Support Technician
10 4 (5.13%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
11 3 (3.85%) Systems Support
11 3 (3.85%) PC Support
11 3 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
12 2 (2.56%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Middleware
1 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.41%) Replication
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) iPhone
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) CMDB
4 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.56%) EPoS
5 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) AS400
5 1 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.28%) PDA
5 1 (1.28%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) Windows 7
3 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (28.21%) Windows 8
6 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (21.79%) Android
8 10 (12.82%) Linux
9 9 (11.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.85%) UNIX
11 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.56%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) Project Management
3 7 (8.97%) Migration
4 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.85%) Coaching
6 2 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.56%) Service Management
6 2 (2.56%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.56%) Change Control
6 2 (2.56%) ERP
7 1 (1.28%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.28%) CRM
7 1 (1.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.28%) ITSM
7 1 (1.28%) Validation
7 1 (1.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.28%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.28%) Time Management
7 1 (1.28%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.54%) CCNA
3 8 (10.26%) MCSE
4 5 (6.41%) MCSA
5 4 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (5.13%) MCITP
6 3 (3.85%) MOS
6 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.56%) MCP
7 2 (2.56%) Degree
7 2 (2.56%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.38%) XenApp
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.56%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.28%) vSphere
7 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.28%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) SCOM
3 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.56%) DameWare
4 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.28%) OVSD
4 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.28%) OpenView
4 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.28%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 44 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.05%) Citrix
3 17 (21.79%) Cisco
3 17 (21.79%) VMware
4 14 (17.95%) HP
5 9 (11.54%) Dell
5 9 (11.54%) Apple
6 6 (7.69%) LANDesk
7 5 (6.41%) Veeam
8 4 (5.13%) IBM
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle
9 3 (3.85%) Symantec
9 3 (3.85%) Remedy
10 2 (2.56%) BMC
10 2 (2.56%) Lotus
11 1 (1.28%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.28%) RightFax
11 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.28%) Becrypt
11 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
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