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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 108 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 13 40 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 1.53% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 6.58% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 29
Median daily rate £330 £320 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +96.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £391 £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £283 £190
% change year-on-year
-2.65% +48.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 8
Median hourly rate £16.25 £11.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £9.70 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.15 £16.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
572 608 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.35% 23.32% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 286 432
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 137 122
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.15 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Essex +1 4 - -
Hertfordshire -9 4 £400 +23.07%
Bedfordshire - 4 £120 -
Cambridgeshire -9 1 - - 2
Windows XP
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (33.33%) Citrix
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (29.17%) MS Office
7 7 (29.17%) ITIL
7 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
7 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (20.83%) Intel Security
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) Office 365
9 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) Fat Client
10 4 (16.67%) PKI
10 4 (16.67%) Thin Client
10 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.67%) Firewall
11 3 (12.50%) VMware
11 3 (12.50%) Linux
11 3 (12.50%) SQL
11 3 (12.50%) VPN
11 3 (12.50%) DNS
11 3 (12.50%) 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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.33%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Support Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (16.67%) Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 2 (8.33%) IT Support
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) VMWare Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (16.67%) PKI
1 4 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Life Science
2 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (12.50%) Linux
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
8 2 (8.33%) Unix
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCITP
2 2 (8.33%) MCSA
2 2 (8.33%) MCTS
2 2 (8.33%) MOS
2 2 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) Intel Security
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) ProCurve
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas