The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 315 186 73
Rank change year-on-year
-129 -113
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 337 638 1226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 1.27% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.98% 5.71% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 264 526
Median daily rate £175 £175 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £402 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £184 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 202 307
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.20 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.22 £20.19 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Windows XP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11310 11180 11167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.89% 22.33% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7242 6651 6477
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 875 938
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £32.47
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in England

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in England

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London -96 89 £200 +25.00% 12
South East -50 86 £225 -31.29% 16
West Midlands -42 31 £95 -24.00% 3
North West -42 27 £118 -50.00% 5
Yorkshire -11 24 £125 -40.47% 2
East of England -4 22 £170 -2.85% 2
East Midlands -31 21 £110 -59.06% 2
South West -51 20 £140 -6.66% 3
North East -50 17 £290 +141.66% 1
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 678 (100.00%) Windows
2 449 (66.22%) Active Directory
3 336 (49.56%) Microsoft
4 331 (48.82%) Windows 7
5 295 (43.51%) MS Office
6 191 (28.17%) ITIL
7 175 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 173 (25.52%) Windows Server
9 162 (23.89%) MS Exchange
10 158 (23.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 131 (19.32%) Citrix
12 127 (18.73%) Windows 8
13 125 (18.44%) MS Excel
14 116 (17.11%) Blackberry
15 100 (14.75%) Security Cleared
16 93 (13.72%) DNS
17 85 (12.54%) TCP/IP
17 85 (12.54%) HP
18 81 (11.95%) SCCM
19 80 (11.80%) VMware
20 76 (11.21%) LAN
21 75 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2003
22 73 (10.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 73 (10.77%) Office 365
23 72 (10.62%) SC Cleared
24 71 (10.47%) Finance
25 68 (10.03%) Microsoft Certification
26 66 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2010
27 65 (9.59%) WAN
28 59 (8.70%) DHCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 162 (23.89%) MS Exchange
2 75 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 73 (10.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 66 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (5.01%) SharePoint
6 30 (4.42%) IBM Notes
7 22 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (2.65%) Skype for Business
9 14 (2.06%) IIS
10 11 (1.62%) Live Communications Server
11 9 (1.33%) JBoss
12 8 (1.18%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.59%) Confluence
16 3 (0.44%) Apache
16 3 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
18 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 295 (43.51%) MS Office
2 125 (18.44%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.88%) Acrobat
5 6 (0.88%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.29%) MS Project
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.44%) Eikon
3 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 73 (10.77%) Office 365
2 12 (1.77%) Mimecast
3 11 (1.62%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.29%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.29%) Yammer
6 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (13.72%) DNS
2 85 (12.54%) TCP/IP
3 76 (11.21%) LAN
4 65 (9.59%) WAN
5 59 (8.70%) DHCP
6 43 (6.34%) Firewall
7 37 (5.46%) Wireless
8 34 (5.01%) Internet
8 34 (5.01%) VPN
9 31 (4.57%) Remote Desktop
10 30 (4.42%) SAN
11 18 (2.65%) SSH
11 18 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (2.51%) Extranet
13 11 (1.62%) SNMP
14 10 (1.47%) 3G
14 10 (1.47%) FTP
14 10 (1.47%) VoIP
15 8 (1.18%) Ethernet
15 8 (1.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.21%) MS Access
3 9 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.15%) Big Data
5 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.15%) DB2
5 1 (0.15%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.15%) HBase
5 1 (0.15%) Impala
5 1 (0.15%) Lumira
5 1 (0.15%) MySQL
5 1 (0.15%) QlikView
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.15%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.15%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 8 (1.18%) JIRA
2 7 (1.03%) MSI
3 6 (0.88%) Subversion
4 5 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.59%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.59%) ClearQuest
5 4 (0.59%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.44%) NetBeans
6 3 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.29%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.15%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.15%) JMeter
8 1 (0.15%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (0.15%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (0.15%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.15%) TestDirector
General
1 71 (10.47%) Finance
2 38 (5.60%) Legal
3 30 (4.42%) Law
4 25 (3.69%) Banking
5 15 (2.21%) Back Office
6 14 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.77%) Retail
8 11 (1.62%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.47%) Italian Language
10 9 (1.33%) German Language
11 6 (0.88%) Dutch Language
11 6 (0.88%) French Language
12 5 (0.74%) Portuguese Language
12 5 (0.74%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.59%) Local Government
13 4 (0.59%) Marketing
14 3 (0.44%) Automotive
14 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.44%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 252 (37.17%) Analyst
2 160 (23.60%) Service Analyst
3 151 (22.27%) Service Desk Analyst
3 151 (22.27%) Support Engineer
4 109 (16.08%) Desktop Support
5 99 (14.60%) Support Analyst
6 73 (10.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 63 (9.29%) Desktop Engineer
8 58 (8.55%) 1st Line Support
9 55 (8.11%) Service Desk Support
10 49 (7.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 47 (6.93%) Service Desk Support Analyst
12 44 (6.49%) Desktop Analyst
13 42 (6.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 40 (5.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 40 (5.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 39 (5.75%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
15 39 (5.75%) Help Desk Support
16 37 (5.46%) 3rd Line Support
17 35 (5.16%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.88%) Web Services
2 4 (0.59%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.29%) .NET
3 2 (0.29%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.29%) HTML
3 2 (0.29%) XML
4 1 (0.15%) Akka
4 1 (0.15%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.15%) CSS
4 1 (0.15%) Guava
4 1 (0.15%) HTML5
4 1 (0.15%) Java EE
4 1 (0.15%) jQuery
4 1 (0.15%) JSON
4 1 (0.15%) LAMP
4 1 (0.15%) ODBC
4 1 (0.15%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 116 (17.11%) Blackberry
2 42 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.83%) NHS
4 25 (3.69%) Driving Licence
4 25 (3.69%) iPhone
5 21 (3.10%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.10%) Fat Client
5 21 (3.10%) iPad
5 21 (3.10%) Thin Client
6 16 (2.36%) Statistics
7 13 (1.92%) Clustering
8 11 (1.62%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.47%) AS400
10 9 (1.33%) PDA
10 9 (1.33%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.18%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.03%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.03%) Replication
12 7 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.59%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 678 (100.00%) Windows
2 331 (48.82%) Windows 7
3 175 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 173 (25.52%) Windows Server
5 158 (23.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 127 (18.73%) Windows 8
7 52 (7.67%) Linux
8 50 (7.37%) Windows 10
9 49 (7.23%) Unix
9 49 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (5.01%) Windows Vista
11 31 (4.57%) Apple iOS
11 31 (4.57%) Mac OS X
12 20 (2.95%) Android
13 19 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (2.36%) Windows 2000
15 12 (1.77%) Solaris
16 10 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (1.33%) Mac OS
18 7 (1.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (28.17%) ITIL
2 54 (7.96%) Problem Management
3 48 (7.08%) Service Management
4 44 (6.49%) Incident Management
5 38 (5.60%) Migration
6 37 (5.46%) Mentoring
7 33 (4.87%) Configuration Management
8 31 (4.57%) ITSM
9 22 (3.24%) Service Delivery
10 19 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (2.65%) Change Management
12 17 (2.51%) Release Management
12 17 (2.51%) Time Management
13 16 (2.36%) Coaching
13 16 (2.36%) Document Management
13 16 (2.36%) Project Management
13 16 (2.36%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (2.21%) Application Packaging
14 15 (2.21%) Asset Management
14 15 (2.21%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (7.08%) SQL
2 34 (5.01%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.36%) VBScript
4 15 (2.21%) C
4 15 (2.21%) Java
4 15 (2.21%) Perl
5 12 (1.77%) Korn
5 12 (1.77%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.03%) Python
7 5 (0.74%) C++
8 4 (0.59%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.59%) Bourne shell
9 3 (0.44%) Ada
9 3 (0.44%) PHP
9 3 (0.44%) Ruby
10 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.29%) VB
11 1 (0.15%) C#
11 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 72 (10.62%) SC Cleared
3 68 (10.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (5.31%) MCP
5 29 (4.28%) ITIL Certification
6 27 (3.98%) MCSE
7 17 (2.51%) Degree
8 15 (2.21%) DV Cleared
9 13 (1.92%) DBS Check
10 12 (1.77%) CCNA
10 12 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (1.62%) MCSA
12 9 (1.33%) A+ Certification
13 8 (1.18%) MCDST
14 7 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (1.03%) MCITP
15 5 (0.74%) CCA
15 5 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.74%) MCTS
16 4 (0.59%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.34%) SLA
2 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 449 (66.22%) Active Directory
2 43 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (4.57%) XenApp
4 27 (3.98%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.39%) VMware ESX
5 23 (3.39%) XenDesktop
6 18 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (1.62%) KVM
9 10 (1.47%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.18%) NFS
11 7 (1.03%) StorNext
11 7 (1.03%) Xsan
12 6 (0.88%) BitLocker
13 5 (0.74%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.74%) vSphere
14 4 (0.59%) Xen
15 3 (0.44%) Samba
15 3 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 81 (11.95%) SCCM
2 18 (2.65%) NetBackup
2 18 (2.65%) Netcool
3 17 (2.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (2.51%) WSUS
4 16 (2.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (1.92%) DameWare
6 12 (1.77%) Backup Exec
6 12 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (1.62%) Nagios
8 10 (1.47%) HP SIM
9 9 (1.33%) Unicenter
9 9 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (1.03%) SCOM
11 5 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.59%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.44%) Casper Suite
13 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 336 (49.56%) Microsoft
2 131 (19.32%) Citrix
3 85 (12.54%) HP
4 80 (11.80%) VMware
5 46 (6.78%) Cisco
6 36 (5.31%) Red Hat
7 33 (4.87%) Oracle
8 30 (4.42%) Dell
8 30 (4.42%) Lotus
9 29 (4.28%) Symantec
10 27 (3.98%) Apple
11 26 (3.83%) Remedy
12 21 (3.10%) Intel Security
13 18 (2.65%) Avaya
14 17 (2.51%) IBM
14 17 (2.51%) Veritas
15 16 (2.36%) EMC
16 15 (2.21%) AppSense
16 15 (2.21%) Bloomberg
16 15 (2.21%) Reuters
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Datacom Recruitment Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £14 - £16.5 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £135 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £16.50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £43 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago