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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
UK / England
Rank 346 224 131
Rank change year-on-year
-122 -93
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 227 501 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 1.08% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.68% 5.07% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 230 335
Median daily rate £300 £185 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £115 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £230 £175
% change year-on-year
+24.45% +31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 121 230
Median hourly rate £13.60 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
8462 9887 10700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.74% 21.26% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5409 5984 6367
Median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 765 879
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.30 £36.25
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 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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -63 68 £325 +96.96% 11
North East +22 44 £335 +168.00% 1
South East -56 33 £213 -5.55% 16
North West -17 25 £300 +9.09% 7
East Midlands -17 16 £122 -35.78% 3
East of England -29 15 £400 +88.45% 4
Yorkshire -3 11 £281 +65.44% 3
South West -19 10 £135 -3.57% 1
West Midlands -19 8 £135 -22.85% 4
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 485 (100.00%) Windows
2 264 (54.43%) Microsoft
3 243 (50.10%) Active Directory
4 240 (49.48%) Windows 7
5 186 (38.35%) MS Office
6 154 (31.75%) ITIL
7 119 (24.54%) MS Excel
8 108 (22.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 101 (20.82%) Windows Server
10 97 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 91 (18.76%) Blackberry
12 76 (15.67%) SLA
12 76 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
13 74 (15.26%) Windows 8
14 73 (15.05%) Service Management
15 71 (14.64%) Windows 2000
16 68 (14.02%) Linux
17 65 (13.40%) MS Exchange
17 65 (13.40%) Finance
18 64 (13.20%) Office 365
19 63 (12.99%) Windows 10
19 63 (12.99%) Unix
19 63 (12.99%) Problem Management
20 60 (12.37%) ITSM
21 59 (12.16%) HP
22 58 (11.96%) Security Cleared
23 56 (11.55%) Citrix
23 56 (11.55%) AIX
24 52 (10.72%) Migration
25 50 (10.31%) SQL Server

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 65 (13.40%) MS Exchange
2 48 (9.90%) WebSphere
3 37 (7.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 34 (7.01%) IBM Notes
5 30 (6.19%) SharePoint
6 29 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (2.89%) IIS
10 13 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (2.47%) Skype for Business
12 7 (1.44%) JBoss
12 7 (1.44%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.82%) SAS
13 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.62%) Documentum
14 3 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.41%) Apache
15 2 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 186 (38.35%) MS Office
2 119 (24.54%) MS Excel
3 44 (9.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.09%) Eikon
2 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (13.20%) Office 365
2 41 (8.45%) PaaS
3 40 (8.25%) IaaS
3 40 (8.25%) SaaS
4 15 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.41%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.66%) DNS
2 41 (8.45%) TCP/IP
3 32 (6.60%) DHCP
4 29 (5.98%) LAN
4 29 (5.98%) VPN
5 26 (5.36%) Firewall
6 24 (4.95%) WAN
7 16 (3.30%) Internet
8 15 (3.09%) Remote Desktop
8 15 (3.09%) SAN
9 14 (2.89%) VoIP
9 14 (2.89%) Wireless
10 12 (2.47%) NAS
11 7 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (1.44%) LDAP
11 7 (1.44%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (1.44%) SSH
12 6 (1.24%) ATM
12 6 (1.24%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.24%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.09%) MS Access
5 13 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 2 (0.41%) MySQL
9 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.21%) DTS
10 1 (0.21%) EDMS
10 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.21%) Redis
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.65%) JIRA
2 7 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.62%) MSI
4 3 (0.62%) NMock
4 3 (0.62%) WiX
5 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.41%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.21%) MSTest
6 1 (0.21%) StarTeam
General
1 65 (13.40%) Finance
2 38 (7.84%) Banking
3 25 (5.15%) Legal
4 17 (3.51%) Retail
5 15 (3.09%) Retail Banking
6 9 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.24%) Law
9 5 (1.03%) Back Office
10 4 (0.82%) Advertising
10 4 (0.82%) Electronics
10 4 (0.82%) Korean Language
10 4 (0.82%) Local Government
10 4 (0.82%) Marketing
11 3 (0.62%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.41%) Front Office
12 2 (0.41%) German Language
12 2 (0.41%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.41%) Publishing
12 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 158 (32.58%) Analyst
2 117 (24.12%) Support Engineer
3 100 (20.62%) Service Analyst
4 93 (19.18%) Service Desk Analyst
5 77 (15.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 72 (14.85%) Desktop Support
7 62 (12.78%) Support Analyst
8 57 (11.75%) Desktop Engineer
9 52 (10.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 47 (9.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 41 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 39 (8.04%) IT Support
12 39 (8.04%) Service Desk Support
13 38 (7.84%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 32 (6.60%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
15 31 (6.39%) 1st Line Support
16 28 (5.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
16 28 (5.77%) Service Desk Engineer
17 26 (5.36%) IT Engineer
18 25 (5.15%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.71%) .NET
2 7 (1.44%) Web Services
3 6 (1.24%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.03%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.03%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.62%) XML
6 2 (0.41%) J2EE
6 2 (0.41%) Servlets
7 1 (0.21%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 91 (18.76%) Blackberry
2 76 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (9.48%) iPad
4 42 (8.66%) iPhone
5 19 (3.92%) Tandem
6 16 (3.30%) Clustering
7 13 (2.68%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.47%) NHS
9 10 (2.06%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.06%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.06%) Smartphone
9 10 (2.06%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.82%) EPoS
11 4 (0.82%) PKI
11 4 (0.82%) Statistics
12 3 (0.62%) BYOD
12 3 (0.62%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.41%) PDA
13 2 (0.41%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 485 (100.00%) Windows
2 240 (49.48%) Windows 7
3 108 (22.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 101 (20.82%) Windows Server
5 97 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (15.26%) Windows 8
7 71 (14.64%) Windows 2000
8 68 (14.02%) Linux
9 63 (12.99%) Unix
9 63 (12.99%) Windows 10
10 56 (11.55%) AIX
11 48 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (5.36%) Windows Vista
13 17 (3.51%) Mac OS X
14 15 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (2.89%) Android
15 14 (2.89%) Apple iOS
16 11 (2.27%) Windows NT
17 10 (2.06%) Solaris
18 9 (1.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (31.75%) ITIL
2 73 (15.05%) Service Management
3 63 (12.99%) Problem Management
4 60 (12.37%) ITSM
5 52 (10.72%) Migration
6 45 (9.28%) Open Source
7 42 (8.66%) Change Management
8 40 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (7.42%) Data Management
10 32 (6.60%) Data Analysis
10 32 (6.60%) DevOps
11 30 (6.19%) Incident Management
11 30 (6.19%) PRINCE2
11 30 (6.19%) Release Management
12 24 (4.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 21 (4.33%) Service Delivery
14 20 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (2.68%) Unit Testing
16 11 (2.27%) Coaching
17 9 (1.86%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (8.87%) SQL
2 31 (6.39%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.95%) Java
4 15 (3.09%) VB
5 13 (2.68%) Korn
5 13 (2.68%) Perl
5 13 (2.68%) VB6
5 13 (2.68%) VBA
6 12 (2.47%) VBScript
7 11 (2.27%) VB.NET
8 9 (1.86%) C#
9 7 (1.44%) C
9 7 (1.44%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.24%) Bourne shell
11 5 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.03%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.41%) Delphi
12 2 (0.41%) Pascal
13 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.01%) SC Cleared
3 31 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (2.68%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.27%) MCSE
7 9 (1.86%) MCSA
8 7 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (1.44%) DBS Check
8 7 (1.44%) Degree
8 7 (1.44%) MCITP
9 6 (1.24%) MCP
9 6 (1.24%) MOS
10 4 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.82%) MCDST
11 3 (0.62%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.62%) HNC
11 3 (0.62%) MCTS
11 3 (0.62%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (15.67%) SLA
2 7 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.82%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.82%) QA
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 243 (50.10%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.57%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (2.68%) vSphere
6 12 (2.47%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.06%) XenApp
8 8 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (1.44%) NFS
10 6 (1.24%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.82%) Firmware
12 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.62%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.62%) XenServer
13 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.41%) Xen
14 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (9.69%) SCCM
2 11 (2.27%) Netcool
3 8 (1.65%) WSUS
4 7 (1.44%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.44%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.24%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.24%) SCOM
5 6 (1.24%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (0.82%) EdgeSight
7 4 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.82%) SafeCom
7 4 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.62%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.41%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.41%) Simpana
Vendors
1 264 (54.43%) Microsoft
2 59 (12.16%) HP
3 56 (11.55%) Citrix
4 49 (10.10%) VMware
5 34 (7.01%) Lotus
6 28 (5.77%) Cisco
7 24 (4.95%) Apple
8 23 (4.74%) Bloomberg
8 23 (4.74%) Dell
9 20 (4.12%) Reuters
10 18 (3.71%) Oracle
10 18 (3.71%) Red Hat
11 15 (3.09%) Intel Security
12 13 (2.68%) Veritas
13 12 (2.47%) LANDesk
13 12 (2.47%) Remedy
13 12 (2.47%) Symantec
14 9 (1.86%) Google
14 9 (1.86%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.86%) Sophos
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Rate: Up to £10 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £120.00 - £130.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Plan-net
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Plan-net
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Senitor Associates
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