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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 384 208 87
Rank change year-on-year
-176 -121
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 265 609 1114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 1.17% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.47% 5.38% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 236 487
Median daily rate £188 £190 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £110 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £200 £180
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 177 286
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.35 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.48
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.60%
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
10737 11313 11474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.39% 21.69% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6948 6729 6629
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 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 888 992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £34.50
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 30 August 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 August 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 August 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 -124 82 £155 -6.06% 4
South East -34 55 £255 -21.53% 12
North West -22 40 £213 +13.33% 5
East Midlands -14 23 £124 -50.40% 1
South West -35 19 £205 +46.42% 3
Yorkshire -25 18 £125 -26.47% 5
West Midlands -54 15 £128 -45.74% 7
East of England -16 11 £275 +37.50% 4
North East -23 2 £310 +24.00% 1
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 622 (100.00%) Windows
2 402 (64.63%) Active Directory
3 318 (51.13%) Windows 7
4 301 (48.39%) Microsoft
5 267 (42.93%) MS Office
6 191 (30.71%) ITIL
7 160 (25.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 154 (24.76%) Windows Server
9 153 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 140 (22.51%) MS Exchange
11 123 (19.77%) Blackberry
12 118 (18.97%) Citrix
13 116 (18.65%) MS Excel
14 107 (17.20%) Windows 8
15 89 (14.31%) HP
15 89 (14.31%) Security Cleared
16 80 (12.86%) SCCM
17 77 (12.38%) Finance
18 75 (12.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 67 (10.77%) DNS
20 66 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
21 64 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2003
22 60 (9.65%) TCP/IP
23 59 (9.49%) VMware
24 58 (9.32%) Office 365
25 57 (9.16%) Problem Management
26 56 (9.00%) LAN
27 54 (8.68%) SC Cleared
28 53 (8.52%) Service Management
29 52 (8.36%) SLA

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
1 140 (22.51%) MS Exchange
2 75 (12.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 64 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 47 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (5.31%) SharePoint
6 23 (3.70%) IBM Notes
7 20 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (2.25%) Skype for Business
10 13 (2.09%) IIS
11 11 (1.77%) Live Communications Server
12 9 (1.45%) JBoss
13 8 (1.29%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.48%) Confluence
15 3 (0.48%) Documentum
15 3 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
17 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
Applications
1 267 (42.93%) MS Office
2 116 (18.65%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.80%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.32%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.64%) Eikon
3 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.32%) Office 365
2 9 (1.45%) Google Apps
2 9 (1.45%) Mimecast
3 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.32%) Yammer
5 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (10.77%) DNS
2 60 (9.65%) TCP/IP
3 56 (9.00%) LAN
4 50 (8.04%) WAN
5 44 (7.07%) DHCP
6 36 (5.79%) Firewall
7 29 (4.66%) VPN
8 27 (4.34%) Internet
9 25 (4.02%) Wireless
10 23 (3.70%) SAN
11 18 (2.89%) Remote Desktop
12 14 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (2.09%) Extranet
14 12 (1.93%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (1.93%) SSH
15 11 (1.77%) SNMP
16 10 (1.61%) IP Telephony
17 9 (1.45%) Ethernet
18 8 (1.29%) 3G
18 8 (1.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.25%) MS Access
3 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.32%) DTS
7 2 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.32%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.16%) Lumira
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 9 (1.45%) MSI
2 5 (0.80%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.64%) ClearCase
3 4 (0.64%) ClearQuest
3 4 (0.64%) JIRA
3 4 (0.64%) Subversion
4 3 (0.48%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.48%) NetBeans
4 3 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.32%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.32%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.16%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.16%) NMock
6 1 (0.16%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.16%) WiX
6 1 (0.16%) YourKit
General
1 77 (12.38%) Finance
2 39 (6.27%) Legal
3 27 (4.34%) Banking
4 25 (4.02%) Law
5 12 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.77%) Back Office
7 10 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.29%) Retail
9 6 (0.96%) German Language
9 6 (0.96%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.80%) Dutch Language
10 5 (0.80%) French Language
10 5 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.64%) Marketing
11 4 (0.64%) Portuguese Language
11 4 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.48%) Games
12 3 (0.48%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.32%) Advertising
13 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 228 (36.66%) Analyst
2 140 (22.51%) Service Analyst
3 138 (22.19%) Support Engineer
4 135 (21.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 113 (18.17%) Desktop Support
6 94 (15.11%) Support Analyst
7 70 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 63 (10.13%) Desktop Engineer
9 53 (8.52%) 1st Line Support
10 51 (8.20%) Service Desk Support
11 50 (8.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 43 (6.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 43 (6.91%) Desktop Analyst
13 42 (6.75%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 41 (6.59%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
15 40 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 40 (6.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 38 (6.11%) Help Desk Support
16 38 (6.11%) IT Support
17 31 (4.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.80%) Web Services
2 4 (0.64%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.48%) .NET
3 3 (0.48%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.32%) XML
5 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.16%) Akka
5 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.16%) CSS
5 1 (0.16%) Guava
5 1 (0.16%) HTML
5 1 (0.16%) ODBC
5 1 (0.16%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 123 (19.77%) Blackberry
2 40 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.82%) iPhone
4 26 (4.18%) iPad
5 22 (3.54%) Data Centre
6 21 (3.38%) Driving Licence
7 19 (3.05%) NHS
8 18 (2.89%) Fat Client
8 18 (2.89%) Thin Client
9 15 (2.41%) Statistics
10 13 (2.09%) Clustering
11 12 (1.93%) Computer Science
11 12 (1.93%) Smartphone
12 11 (1.77%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.45%) AS400
14 8 (1.29%) Replication
15 7 (1.13%) Mathematics
15 7 (1.13%) PDA
16 6 (0.96%) Device Driver
17 5 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 622 (100.00%) Windows
2 318 (51.13%) Windows 7
3 160 (25.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 154 (24.76%) Windows Server
5 153 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 107 (17.20%) Windows 8
7 50 (8.04%) Linux
7 50 (8.04%) Windows 10
8 38 (6.11%) Unix
8 38 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (5.95%) Windows Vista
10 32 (5.14%) Mac OS X
11 27 (4.34%) Apple iOS
12 22 (3.54%) Android
13 21 (3.38%) Windows 2000
14 18 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (2.25%) Solaris
16 11 (1.77%) Windows NT
17 10 (1.61%) Mac OS
18 7 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (30.71%) ITIL
2 57 (9.16%) Problem Management
3 53 (8.52%) Service Management
4 41 (6.59%) Migration
5 36 (5.79%) ITSM
6 35 (5.63%) Incident Management
7 29 (4.66%) Mentoring
7 29 (4.66%) Service Delivery
8 25 (4.02%) Configuration Management
9 19 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (2.89%) Application Packaging
10 18 (2.89%) Asset Management
11 17 (2.73%) Change Management
12 15 (2.41%) DevOps
13 14 (2.25%) Coaching
13 14 (2.25%) Validation
14 13 (2.09%) ITIL V3
14 13 (2.09%) Release Management
15 12 (1.93%) Change Control
15 12 (1.93%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (7.72%) SQL
2 42 (6.75%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.89%) Java
4 16 (2.57%) C
5 14 (2.25%) VBScript
6 13 (2.09%) Perl
7 12 (1.93%) Korn
7 12 (1.93%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.13%) Python
9 6 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.64%) Bourne shell
10 4 (0.64%) C++
10 4 (0.64%) VB
11 3 (0.48%) Ada
11 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.32%) C#
12 2 (0.32%) Delphi
12 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.32%) Pascal
12 2 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (14.31%) Security Cleared
2 66 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (8.68%) SC Cleared
4 36 (5.79%) MCP
5 27 (4.34%) ITIL Certification
6 25 (4.02%) MCSE
7 21 (3.38%) DV Cleared
8 17 (2.73%) Degree
9 11 (1.77%) CCNA
9 11 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.61%) A+ Certification
11 9 (1.45%) DBS Check
11 9 (1.45%) MCDST
11 9 (1.45%) MCSA
11 9 (1.45%) MCTS
11 9 (1.45%) MOS
12 7 (1.13%) MCITP
13 5 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.64%) CCA
14 4 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.36%) SLA
2 7 (1.13%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.32%) QA
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 402 (64.63%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.66%) XenApp
3 28 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (3.54%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.05%) XenDesktop
6 12 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (1.77%) KVM
8 10 (1.61%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.29%) NFS
9 8 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.13%) StorNext
10 7 (1.13%) Xsan
11 6 (0.96%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.96%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.96%) vSphere
11 6 (0.96%) Xen
12 2 (0.32%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.16%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.16%) Samba
13 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 80 (12.86%) SCCM
2 18 (2.89%) NetBackup
2 18 (2.89%) Netcool
2 18 (2.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (2.89%) WSUS
3 11 (1.77%) Nagios
3 11 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (1.61%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.45%) Unicenter
5 9 (1.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (1.29%) DameWare
6 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.13%) HP SIM
7 7 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.64%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.64%) Casper Suite
8 4 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.64%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.64%) Simpana
Vendors
1 301 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 118 (18.97%) Citrix
3 89 (14.31%) HP
4 59 (9.49%) VMware
5 49 (7.88%) Cisco
6 38 (6.11%) Dell
7 36 (5.79%) Apple
8 33 (5.31%) Oracle
9 26 (4.18%) Red Hat
10 23 (3.70%) Avaya
10 23 (3.70%) Lotus
10 23 (3.70%) Remedy
11 22 (3.54%) Symantec
12 19 (3.05%) EMC
12 19 (3.05%) Intel Security
13 18 (2.89%) Bloomberg
13 18 (2.89%) Veritas
14 17 (2.73%) IBM
14 17 (2.73%) Reuters
15 14 (2.25%) AppSense
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago