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 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 87 68 42
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 41 69 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 2.61% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.88% 10.78% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 22
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£163 £140 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £118 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £420 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £148 £225
% change year-on-year
+20.33% -34.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 36
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £13.73
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +1.96%
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
596 640 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.82% 24.18% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 300 228
Average daily rate £350 £335 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 99 113
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +11 19 £160 -28.88% 11
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £170 - 4
Essex +2 6 - - 3
Bedfordshire -10 4 £98 -30.35%
Suffolk +1 3 - - 1
Norfolk -15 3 £238 +106.52% 2
Windows XP
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (57.73%) Active Directory
2 56 (57.73%) Windows 7
3 45 (46.39%) MS Office
4 43 (44.33%) Microsoft
5 25 (25.77%) ITIL
6 23 (23.71%) HP
7 22 (22.68%) MS Excel
8 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (19.59%) MS Exchange
10 17 (17.53%) VPN
11 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (15.46%) DNS
12 15 (15.46%) Citrix
13 14 (14.43%) Windows 8
14 13 (13.40%) DHCP
15 12 (12.37%) Migration
15 12 (12.37%) Blackberry
16 11 (11.34%) Symantec
16 11 (11.34%) Cisco
17 10 (10.31%) Internet
17 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (10.31%) SCCM
18 9 (9.28%) Apple
19 8 (8.25%) SLA
19 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
19 8 (8.25%) LAN
19 8 (8.25%) SQL
20 7 (7.22%) Android
20 7 (7.22%) Application Packaging

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (19.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle 10gAS
4 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.06%) Lync
5 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (46.39%) MS Office
2 22 (22.68%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.12%) MS Project
4 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.03%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.53%) VPN
2 15 (15.46%) DNS
3 13 (13.40%) DHCP
4 10 (10.31%) Internet
5 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.25%) LAN
6 7 (7.22%) WAN
7 6 (6.19%) VoIP
8 4 (4.12%) Firewall
8 4 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.12%) Wireless
9 2 (2.06%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (2.06%) SAN
10 1 (1.03%) ATM
10 1 (1.03%) ISDN
10 1 (1.03%) SMTP
10 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.03%) Frame Relay
10 1 (1.03%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) PVCS
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (3.09%) TestDirector
1 3 (3.09%) JDeveloper
1 3 (3.09%) Toad
2 1 (1.03%) MSI
General
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.09%) French Language
4 3 (3.09%) German Language
5 2 (2.06%) Local Government
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (31.96%) Analyst
2 24 (24.74%) Support Engineer
3 21 (21.65%) Desktop Support
4 20 (20.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (19.59%) Service Analyst
5 19 (19.59%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (11.34%) Support Analyst
7 10 (10.31%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (5.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Rollout Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Desktop Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) IT Support
11 4 (4.12%) Senior Support Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Citrix Support
12 3 (3.09%) Oracle Developer
12 3 (3.09%) Developer
12 3 (3.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.12%) NHS
3 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.09%) iPad
4 2 (2.06%) VLE
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Handset
5 1 (1.03%) SecurID
5 1 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (57.73%) Windows 7
3 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (14.43%) Windows 8
6 7 (7.22%) Android
7 6 (6.19%) Windows 2000
8 5 (5.15%) Windows Vista
9 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.12%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.09%) UNIX
10 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.06%) Linux
12 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) ITIL
2 12 (12.37%) Migration
3 5 (5.15%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.12%) Coaching
5 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.09%) UML
5 3 (3.09%) RAD
5 3 (3.09%) SSADM
5 3 (3.09%) Regression Testing
5 3 (3.09%) Service Management
5 3 (3.09%) Project Management
5 3 (3.09%) Software Testing
5 3 (3.09%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (3.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.09%) Performance Testing
5 3 (3.09%) Integration Testing
5 3 (3.09%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.09%) Test Strategy
6 2 (2.06%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.06%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) SQL
2 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.03%) VB
3 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.15%) CCNA
2 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) MCP
4 3 (3.09%) ISEB
5 2 (2.06%) VCP4
5 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.06%) Degree
5 2 (2.06%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.06%) CCNP
5 2 (2.06%) MCSE
6 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.03%) MCDST
6 1 (1.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 56 (57.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) XenApp
3 2 (2.06%) XenServer
3 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) SCCM
2 7 (7.22%) OVSD
2 7 (7.22%) OpenView
3 4 (4.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (44.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.71%) HP
3 15 (15.46%) Citrix
4 11 (11.34%) Symantec
4 11 (11.34%) Cisco
5 9 (9.28%) Apple
6 7 (7.22%) Altiris
7 5 (5.15%) VMware
7 5 (5.15%) Sophos
8 4 (4.12%) Avaya
8 4 (4.12%) Dell
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle
9 3 (3.09%) Serena
9 3 (3.09%) Lotus
9 3 (3.09%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.06%) Kerio
10 2 (2.06%) Juniper
11 1 (1.03%) CommVault
11 1 (1.03%) Veritas
11 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
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