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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 34 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 15 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.66% 2.57% 5.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.85% 13.73% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £150 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -60.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 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 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.89%
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
89 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 21.71% 18.75% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 18
Average daily rate £263 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.09% -24.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £15.88 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% -20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.20 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 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 12 - - 1
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
4 16 (53.33%) ITIL
5 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
7 12 (40.00%) MS Office
7 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (36.67%) Software Packaging
9 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (16.67%) VMware
11 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (13.33%) Validation
12 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (10.00%) HP
12 3 (10.00%) MCP
13 2 (6.67%) SQL
13 2 (6.67%) Linux
13 2 (6.67%) Cisco
13 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
13 2 (6.67%) VPN
13 2 (6.67%) Citrix
13 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (6.67%) Extranet
13 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
13 2 (6.67%) Coaching
13 2 (6.67%) openSUSE
14 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
14 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) VPN
1 2 (6.67%) Extranet
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Service Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) openSUSE
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Document Management
5 1 (3.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco