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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 108 111 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -51
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 21 38 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.84% 1.27% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.44% 4.79% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 27
Median daily rate £240 £175 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £99 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £313 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £184 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 40
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £94.40 £17.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
610 793 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.28% 26.53% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 430 384
Median daily rate £350 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 99 124
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.60 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Cambridgeshire +18 9 £214 -
Hertfordshire +4 5 £170 +100.00% 1
Essex +6 4 - -
Bedfordshire +5 3 £381 +117.85%
Windows XP
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
3 25 (60.98%) Windows 7
4 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
5 21 (51.22%) MS Office
6 20 (48.78%) ITIL
7 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
7 11 (26.83%) Windows 8
8 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
8 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
8 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
9 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
11 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (14.63%) SLA
11 6 (14.63%) MCSE
11 6 (14.63%) DNS
11 6 (14.63%) Office 365
12 5 (12.20%) Citrix
12 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (12.20%) Degree
12 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (9.76%) Cisco
13 4 (9.76%) Application Packaging
13 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow
14 3 (7.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (7.32%) SCCM
14 3 (7.32%) Altiris

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 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (51.22%) MS Office
2 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.44%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.44%) Trac
2 1 (2.44%) YourKit
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) German Language
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Service Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Support Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Desktop Support
4 7 (17.07%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (14.63%) Desktop Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) IT Support
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Server Support
7 2 (4.88%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Akka
1 1 (2.44%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) EPoS
2 2 (4.88%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.44%) Informatics
3 1 (2.44%) IVR
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) PDA
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.83%) Windows 8
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.88%) Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Debian
8 1 (2.44%) HPUX
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.44%) SUSE
8 1 (2.44%) Unix
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
3 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.44%) Change Management
3 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.44%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
3 1 (2.44%) SDLC
3 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.44%) Service Management
3 1 (2.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Java
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (14.63%) MCSE
4 5 (12.20%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
1 3 (7.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Citrix
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco
3 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow
4 3 (7.32%) Altiris
4 3 (7.32%) Apple
4 3 (7.32%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) Symantec
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.44%) Lotus
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) Sun
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
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