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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 118 99 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 13 44 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 1.39% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 5.83% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 27
Median daily rate £275 £200 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £132 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £398 £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £200 £189
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 30
Median hourly rate £10.50 £13.38 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.49% +13.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £106.25 £16.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
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
600 755 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.52% 23.89% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 377 425
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 116 127
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £32.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +20 6 £310 +138.46% 1
Hertfordshire -1 5 £325 +62.50% 3
Essex 0 1 £113 -70.96%
Norfolk -9 1 £135 -3.57%
Windows XP
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows 7
3 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
4 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
5 19 (51.35%) MS Office
6 16 (43.24%) ITIL
7 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
9 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
9 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
11 6 (16.22%) SLA
11 6 (16.22%) Degree
11 6 (16.22%) Office 365
11 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
11 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (13.51%) MCSE
12 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (10.81%) Citrix
13 4 (10.81%) VPN
13 4 (10.81%) DNS
13 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
13 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
14 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
14 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007

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 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) MS Office
2 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) DNS
1 4 (10.81%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.70%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.70%) Trac
2 1 (2.70%) YourKit
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Support Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Desktop Support
3 7 (18.92%) Service Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Akka
1 1 (2.70%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.41%) EPoS
2 1 (2.70%) Health Informatics
2 1 (2.70%) Informatics
2 1 (2.70%) IVR
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) PDA
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
2 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows 7
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.11%) Linux
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.70%) Debian
8 1 (2.70%) HPUX
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Solaris
8 1 (2.70%) SUSE
8 1 (2.70%) Unix
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) ITIL
2 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
3 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.70%) Change Management
3 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.70%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (2.70%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
3 1 (2.70%) SDLC
3 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (13.51%) MCSE
4 3 (8.11%) A+ Certification
5 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) MCTS
5 2 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
2 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix
2 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Symantec
4 2 (5.41%) Altiris
4 2 (5.41%) Intel Security
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) Lotus
5 1 (2.70%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Sophos
5 1 (2.70%) Sun
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas