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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 376 207 95
Rank change year-on-year
-169 -112
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 264 586 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 1.11% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.52% 5.20% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 222 500
Median daily rate £200 £185 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £111 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £210 £175
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 153 290
Median hourly rate £13.69 £14.50 £13.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.58% +3.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £19.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.49
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.79%
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
10488 11280 11803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.18% 21.43% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6709 6729 6957
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 578 893 1045
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -80 74 £150 -6.25% 13
South East -42 52 £255 -10.91% 25
North West -15 34 £250 +25.00% 7
East Midlands -27 27 £150 -6.25% 1
South West -38 20 £325 +116.66% 3
West Midlands -46 20 £275 +5.76% 1
Yorkshire -3 18 £166 -42.67% 4
North East -10 14 £251 +67.00%
East of England -24 8 £135 -27.02% 3
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 594 (100.00%) Windows
2 372 (62.63%) Active Directory
3 318 (53.54%) Windows 7
4 290 (48.82%) Microsoft
5 256 (43.10%) MS Office
6 179 (30.13%) ITIL
7 156 (26.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 151 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 149 (25.08%) Windows Server
10 125 (21.04%) MS Exchange
11 121 (20.37%) Blackberry
12 114 (19.19%) Citrix
13 105 (17.68%) Windows 8
14 103 (17.34%) MS Excel
15 94 (15.82%) HP
16 89 (14.98%) Security Cleared
17 77 (12.96%) Finance
18 75 (12.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 74 (12.46%) SCCM
20 61 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
20 61 (10.27%) DNS
21 59 (9.93%) VMware
22 58 (9.76%) Problem Management
23 57 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2003
23 57 (9.60%) Office 365
24 55 (9.26%) TCP/IP
25 51 (8.59%) SQL
25 51 (8.59%) SC Cleared
26 49 (8.25%) Windows 10
27 48 (8.08%) LAN

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
1 125 (21.04%) MS Exchange
2 75 (12.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 57 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 44 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 43 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (4.88%) IBM Notes
7 19 (3.20%) IIS
8 18 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (2.19%) Skype for Business
10 12 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (1.85%) Live Communications Server
12 6 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.84%) JBoss
13 5 (0.84%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.51%) Documentum
15 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
16 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 256 (43.10%) MS Office
2 103 (17.34%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.51%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) Eikon
2 5 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.60%) Office 365
2 6 (1.01%) Google Apps
2 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.01%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.34%) PaaS
3 2 (0.34%) Yammer
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) Heroku
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (10.27%) DNS
2 55 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 48 (8.08%) LAN
4 46 (7.74%) DHCP
5 42 (7.07%) WAN
6 32 (5.39%) VPN
7 30 (5.05%) Firewall
8 28 (4.71%) Internet
9 24 (4.04%) SAN
10 17 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (2.36%) Wireless
12 12 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (1.85%) Extranet
14 10 (1.68%) IP Telephony
15 8 (1.35%) Ethernet
16 7 (1.18%) Skype
16 7 (1.18%) Unified Communications
16 7 (1.18%) VoIP
17 6 (1.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.53%) MS Access
3 11 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.34%) DTS
7 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.34%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.17%) EDMS
8 1 (0.17%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.17%) Redis
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (2.02%) MSI
2 9 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.67%) NMock
4 4 (0.67%) WiX
5 3 (0.51%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.51%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.34%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.34%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.34%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.17%) JIRA
7 1 (0.17%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.17%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) YourKit
General
1 77 (12.96%) Finance
2 40 (6.73%) Legal
3 27 (4.55%) Banking
4 20 (3.37%) Law
5 10 (1.68%) Retail
5 10 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.18%) German Language
6 7 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 5 (0.84%) Dutch Language
7 5 (0.84%) French Language
7 5 (0.84%) Italian Language
7 5 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.67%) Back Office
8 4 (0.67%) Marketing
8 4 (0.67%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.51%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.34%) Automotive
10 2 (0.34%) Local Government
10 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 217 (36.53%) Analyst
2 149 (25.08%) Support Engineer
3 142 (23.91%) Service Analyst
4 135 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
5 104 (17.51%) Desktop Support
6 81 (13.64%) Support Analyst
7 72 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 65 (10.94%) Desktop Engineer
9 53 (8.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 52 (8.75%) Service Desk Support
11 51 (8.59%) 1st Line Support
12 49 (8.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 45 (7.58%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
14 44 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 39 (6.57%) Desktop Analyst
15 39 (6.57%) Service Desk Support Analyst
16 38 (6.40%) Help Desk Support
16 38 (6.40%) IT Support
17 37 (6.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
18 36 (6.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.52%) Web Services
2 7 (1.18%) .NET
3 6 (1.01%) .NET Framework
3 6 (1.01%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.67%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.67%) XML
5 3 (0.51%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.17%) Akka
6 1 (0.17%) CSS
6 1 (0.17%) Guava
6 1 (0.17%) HTML
6 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 121 (20.37%) Blackberry
2 38 (6.40%) iPhone
3 36 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.72%) iPad
5 21 (3.54%) Driving Licence
6 20 (3.37%) Data Centre
7 19 (3.20%) NHS
8 18 (3.03%) Clustering
8 18 (3.03%) Statistics
9 17 (2.86%) Fat Client
9 17 (2.86%) Thin Client
10 15 (2.53%) Smartphone
11 12 (2.02%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.68%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.18%) Replication
14 6 (1.01%) AS400
14 6 (1.01%) Device Driver
15 5 (0.84%) Cloud Native
15 5 (0.84%) Mathematics
16 4 (0.67%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 594 (100.00%) Windows
2 318 (53.54%) Windows 7
3 156 (26.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 151 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 149 (25.08%) Windows Server
6 105 (17.68%) Windows 8
7 49 (8.25%) Windows 10
8 42 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (5.39%) Linux
9 32 (5.39%) Windows Vista
10 25 (4.21%) Unix
11 24 (4.04%) Apple iOS
11 24 (4.04%) Mac OS X
12 21 (3.54%) Windows 2000
13 19 (3.20%) Android
14 16 (2.69%) Solaris
15 12 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (2.02%) Windows NT
16 11 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (30.13%) ITIL
2 58 (9.76%) Problem Management
3 47 (7.91%) Service Management
4 41 (6.90%) Migration
5 38 (6.40%) ITSM
6 36 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 29 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 18 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 18 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 17 (2.86%) Application Packaging
9 17 (2.86%) Asset Management
9 17 (2.86%) Change Management
10 12 (2.02%) Coaching
10 12 (2.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (2.02%) Patch Management
10 12 (2.02%) Release Management
11 11 (1.85%) PRINCE2
11 11 (1.85%) Validation
12 10 (1.68%) Document Management
13 9 (1.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (8.59%) SQL
2 42 (7.07%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.20%) Java
4 13 (2.19%) VBScript
5 12 (2.02%) C
6 9 (1.52%) Korn
6 9 (1.52%) Perl
7 8 (1.35%) C#
8 6 (1.01%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.01%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.01%) Python
8 6 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.67%) Bourne shell
10 4 (0.67%) VB
11 3 (0.51%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.34%) Delphi
12 2 (0.34%) Pascal
12 2 (0.34%) PHP
12 2 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (14.98%) Security Cleared
2 61 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (8.59%) SC Cleared
4 32 (5.39%) MCP
5 27 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 27 (4.55%) MCSE
6 21 (3.54%) DV Cleared
7 19 (3.20%) Degree
8 10 (1.68%) MCDST
8 10 (1.68%) MCTS
9 9 (1.52%) A+ Certification
10 8 (1.35%) MCITP
10 8 (1.35%) MOS
11 7 (1.18%) CCNA
11 7 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.18%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.84%) MCSA
13 4 (0.67%) ACMT
13 4 (0.67%) CCA
13 4 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.08%) SLA
2 7 (1.18%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.34%) QA
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 372 (62.63%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.05%) XenApp
4 24 (4.04%) Hyper-V
5 21 (3.54%) XenDesktop
6 12 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (1.85%) vSphere
8 9 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (1.18%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.01%) BitLocker
10 6 (1.01%) KVM
10 6 (1.01%) Xen
11 5 (0.84%) NFS
11 5 (0.84%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.67%) StorNext
12 4 (0.67%) Xsan
13 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.51%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 74 (12.46%) SCCM
2 21 (3.54%) NetBackup
2 21 (3.54%) Netcool
2 21 (3.54%) WSUS
3 20 (3.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (1.52%) Unicenter
4 9 (1.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (1.35%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.01%) DameWare
6 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (1.01%) Nagios
6 6 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.84%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.67%) Casper Suite
8 4 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.67%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.67%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.67%) Simpana
Vendors
1 290 (48.82%) Microsoft
2 114 (19.19%) Citrix
3 94 (15.82%) HP
4 59 (9.93%) VMware
5 44 (7.41%) Cisco
6 42 (7.07%) Dell
7 34 (5.72%) Apple
8 29 (4.88%) Lotus
9 28 (4.71%) Oracle
10 25 (4.21%) Veritas
11 24 (4.04%) Intel Security
12 21 (3.54%) EMC
13 20 (3.37%) Avaya
14 19 (3.20%) Remedy
15 17 (2.86%) Symantec
16 15 (2.53%) Bloomberg
16 15 (2.53%) Red Hat
17 14 (2.36%) IBM
17 14 (2.36%) LANDesk
17 14 (2.36%) ServiceNow
Surrey
Networkers
Rate: £10.50 - £17.40 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Rate: £11 - 13 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Caterham, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £9 - £15 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago