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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 87 77 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -40
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 37 71 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.40% 2.28% 4.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.68% 10.25% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 33
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£168 £203 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.28% +19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £136 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £425 £262
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 30
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £22.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.95
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +0.35%
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
651 693 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.67% 22.23% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 303 231
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 89 117
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £37.68 £37.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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 +5 15 £160 -7.24% 8
Suffolk 0 5 £135 -1.81% 2
Norfolk -1 5 £155 +31.91% 2
Essex -5 5 £463 +15.62% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £160 -11.72% 5
Bedfordshire -6 3 £175 -40.67%
Windows XP
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (57.83%) Windows 7
3 47 (56.63%) Active Directory
4 36 (43.37%) MS Office
5 35 (42.17%) Microsoft
6 24 (28.92%) ITIL
7 20 (24.10%) HP
8 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (20.48%) Windows 8
10 17 (20.48%) Citrix
11 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
12 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
12 14 (16.87%) Cisco
13 12 (14.46%) DNS
13 12 (14.46%) Blackberry
13 12 (14.46%) Android
14 11 (13.25%) Migration
14 11 (13.25%) SCCM
15 10 (12.05%) Apple
15 10 (12.05%) DHCP
15 10 (12.05%) VPN
16 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
16 9 (10.84%) LAN
16 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (9.64%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (9.64%) WAN
17 8 (9.64%) SLA
17 8 (9.64%) CCNA
17 8 (9.64%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.41%) Lync
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (43.37%) MS Office
2 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.20%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) DNS
2 10 (12.05%) DHCP
2 10 (12.05%) VPN
3 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.84%) LAN
4 8 (9.64%) WAN
4 8 (9.64%) Internet
5 4 (4.82%) Firewall
5 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.61%) Wireless
6 3 (3.61%) SAN
6 3 (3.61%) VoIP
7 2 (2.41%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (2.41%) WebEx
8 1 (1.20%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MSI
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (4.82%) French Language
1 4 (4.82%) German Language
1 4 (4.82%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) Analyst
2 21 (25.30%) Desktop Support
2 21 (25.30%) Support Engineer
3 20 (24.10%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (20.48%) Service Analyst
4 17 (20.48%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (15.66%) 1st Line Support
6 12 (14.46%) Support Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Senior Support Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Network Support
11 3 (3.61%) Rollout Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Junior
11 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.61%) NHS
3 2 (2.41%) iPhone
3 2 (2.41%) EPoS
3 2 (2.41%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (57.83%) Windows 7
3 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (20.48%) Windows 8
6 12 (14.46%) Android
7 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (9.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (6.02%) Windows 2000
9 5 (6.02%) Windows Vista
10 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.82%) Linux
10 4 (4.82%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.41%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) ITIL
2 11 (13.25%) Migration
3 7 (8.43%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.23%) Project Management
5 4 (4.82%) Coaching
6 2 (2.41%) Change Control
6 2 (2.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.41%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (2.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.41%) Information Management
6 2 (2.41%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.41%) Service Management
6 2 (2.41%) Information Security
7 1 (1.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.20%) Process Management
7 1 (1.20%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.20%) CRM
7 1 (1.20%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) CCNA
1 8 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.41%) CCNP
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) MCSE
4 1 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 47 (56.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.43%) XenApp
3 2 (2.41%) XenServer
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) SCCM
2 7 (8.43%) OVSD
2 7 (8.43%) OpenView
3 4 (4.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.41%) DameWare
5 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (42.17%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.10%) HP
3 17 (20.48%) Citrix
4 14 (16.87%) Cisco
5 10 (12.05%) Apple
6 8 (9.64%) VMware
7 7 (8.43%) Dell
7 7 (8.43%) Symantec
8 6 (7.23%) Altiris
9 5 (6.02%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.61%) Avaya
10 3 (3.61%) Oracle
11 2 (2.41%) Kerio
11 2 (2.41%) Sophos
11 2 (2.41%) BMC
12 1 (1.20%) Metastorm
12 1 (1.20%) Mitel
12 1 (1.20%) EMC
12 1 (1.20%) CommVault
12 1 (1.20%) McAfee
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