The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex 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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 31 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 13 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.59% 3.92% 5.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.44% 18.87% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £150 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £175 £195
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
Average hourly rate £15.73 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.51% -20.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Windows XP
South East

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 Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
90 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.86% 20.78% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 22 14
Average daily rate £298 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 12
Average hourly rate £18.90 £13.87 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.26% -18.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £21.33 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the East Sussex region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the East Sussex region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Brighton -3 9 £275 +83.33%
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (50.00%) ITIL
5 13 (46.43%) MS Office
6 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
7 9 (32.14%) Software Packaging
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (17.86%) VMware
8 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
9 4 (14.29%) Validation
10 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (10.71%) MCP
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (7.14%) openSUSE
11 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
11 2 (7.14%) SQL
11 2 (7.14%) Linux
11 2 (7.14%) HP
11 2 (7.14%) Citrix
11 2 (7.14%) Extranet
11 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
11 2 (7.14%) Coaching
11 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (3.57%) Project Management
12 1 (3.57%) Dell
12 1 (3.57%) Apple
12 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (3.57%) MCSE

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Office
2 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Extranet
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
2 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.57%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Service Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) openSUSE
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Document Management
5 1 (3.57%) Logistics
5 1 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco