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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 76 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 78 78 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.49% 3.28% 4.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.95% 13.00% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 20
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -44.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £104 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £350 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 56
Average hourly rate £11.75 £12.25 £16.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.08% -25.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.45 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -3.50%
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
784 600 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.99% 25.23% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 235 364
Average daily rate £340 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 141
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 0 35 £143 -12.71% 6
Cambridgeshire -1 17 £138 -30.37% 4
Essex -10 14 £200 +37.93% 2
Norfolk -12 6 £146 +46.25% 1
Suffolk -13 3 £210 -
Bedfordshire -28 3 - - 1
East Anglia - - - -
Windows XP
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (53.46%) Windows 7
3 83 (52.20%) Active Directory
4 61 (38.36%) MS Office
5 54 (33.96%) Microsoft
6 40 (25.16%) ITIL
6 40 (25.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (23.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (20.13%) MS Excel
9 28 (17.61%) HP
10 26 (16.35%) VPN
10 26 (16.35%) MS Exchange
11 22 (13.84%) Symantec
12 19 (11.95%) Blackberry
12 19 (11.95%) Migration
12 19 (11.95%) Citrix
13 17 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (10.69%) VMware
14 16 (10.06%) Internet
14 16 (10.06%) OpenView
14 16 (10.06%) SLA
15 14 (8.81%) SCCM
15 14 (8.81%) VoIP
15 14 (8.81%) VB
15 14 (8.81%) Manufacturing
16 13 (8.18%) Firewall
16 13 (8.18%) DNS
16 13 (8.18%) OVSD
17 12 (7.55%) Cisco
18 11 (6.92%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 26 (16.35%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.63%) Confluence
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.63%) CICS
7 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.63%) IIS
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 61 (38.36%) MS Office
2 32 (20.13%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.35%) VPN
2 16 (10.06%) Internet
3 14 (8.81%) VoIP
4 13 (8.18%) DNS
4 13 (8.18%) Firewall
5 10 (6.29%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.29%) DHCP
6 3 (1.89%) Broadband
7 2 (1.26%) SMS
7 2 (1.26%) SAN
7 2 (1.26%) Wireless
8 1 (0.63%) VLAN
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.63%) 3G
8 1 (0.63%) LDAP
8 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.40%) Ingres
3 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.52%) DTS
5 2 (1.26%) DB2
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) IDMS
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.52%) MSI
2 2 (1.26%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.63%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (8.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.52%) Finance
3 3 (1.89%) Publishing
4 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Law
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 69 (43.40%) Analyst
2 39 (24.53%) Service Analyst
3 37 (23.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 28 (17.61%) Support Analyst
5 23 (14.47%) Support Engineer
5 23 (14.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (13.84%) 1st Line Support
7 19 (11.95%) IT Support
8 17 (10.69%) Desktop Support
9 15 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (6.92%) Developer
11 10 (6.29%) Help Desk Support
12 9 (5.66%) Help Desk Analyst
13 7 (4.40%) Technical Support
14 6 (3.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 6 (3.77%) VB Developer
14 6 (3.77%) IT Support Analyst
14 6 (3.77%) Desktop Analyst
15 5 (3.14%) Desktop Engineer
15 5 (3.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.40%) HTML
2 6 (3.77%) CSS
2 6 (3.77%) XML
3 3 (1.89%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.26%) .NET
5 1 (0.63%) XHTML
5 1 (0.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Blackberry
2 10 (6.29%) iPhone
3 6 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.89%) iPad
4 3 (1.89%) NHS
5 2 (1.26%) Clustering
5 2 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.63%) FMCG
6 1 (0.63%) PKI
6 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 159 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (53.46%) Windows 7
3 40 (25.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (23.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.92%) Windows 8
6 10 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.29%) Windows Vista
6 10 (6.29%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.77%) Linux
8 3 (1.89%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.26%) UNIX
9 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.63%) Android
10 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.63%) AIX
10 1 (0.63%) Solaris
10 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.63%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.16%) ITIL
2 19 (11.95%) Migration
3 5 (3.14%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (3.14%) Incident Management
4 4 (2.52%) Regression Testing
4 4 (2.52%) CRM
5 3 (1.89%) Service Management
5 3 (1.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (1.89%) Time Management
5 3 (1.89%) Performance Management
5 3 (1.89%) Data Entry
6 2 (1.26%) Integration Testing
6 2 (1.26%) Data Protection
6 2 (1.26%) ITSM
7 1 (0.63%) MVC
7 1 (0.63%) Validation
7 1 (0.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (0.63%) Asset Management
7 1 (0.63%) Data Management
7 1 (0.63%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.81%) VB
2 8 (5.03%) VBScript
3 7 (4.40%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.77%) VB6
4 6 (3.77%) VBA
4 6 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.89%) SQL
6 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.63%) C#
7 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.14%) A+ Certification
4 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.89%) MCP
4 3 (1.89%) MCSE
4 3 (1.89%) MCSA
5 2 (1.26%) MOS
6 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.63%) MCITP
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.06%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (52.20%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.89%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) XenServer
5 1 (0.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) VMFS
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.63%) NFS
5 1 (0.63%) Xen
5 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.63%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (10.06%) OpenView
2 14 (8.81%) SCCM
3 13 (8.18%) OVSD
4 10 (6.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.14%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (2.52%) WSUS
7 3 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.26%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.63%) SCOM
9 1 (0.63%) Cacti
9 1 (0.63%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.63%) Opsview
9 1 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.63%) Nagios
9 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.61%) HP
3 22 (13.84%) Symantec
4 19 (11.95%) Citrix
5 17 (10.69%) VMware
6 12 (7.55%) Cisco
7 11 (6.92%) Remedy
7 11 (6.92%) Altiris
8 6 (3.77%) Apple
9 5 (3.14%) LANDesk
9 5 (3.14%) McAfee
9 5 (3.14%) Avaya
10 3 (1.89%) Oracle
10 3 (1.89%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.89%) Nokia
10 3 (1.89%) Orchard
10 3 (1.89%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.26%) AppSense
11 2 (1.26%) IBM
12 1 (0.63%) CA
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