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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 364 190 77
Rank change year-on-year
-174 -113
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 293 632 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 1.22% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.63% 5.64% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 246 486
Median daily rate £186 £175 £189
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £115 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £411 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £203 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 201 312
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.45 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
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
11141 11197 11309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.32% 21.66% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7164 6748 6515
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 561 882 973
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 July 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 July 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 July 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
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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
South East -30 76 £225 -33.33% 13
London -111 75 £185 +22.31% 10
North West -23 39 £193 -8.33% 8
East Midlands -31 22 £80 -80.48% 1
South West -53 20 £173 +15.00% 2
Yorkshire -20 19 £125 +4.16% 9
East of England +1 16 £310 +55.00% 6
West Midlands -49 16 £135 -10.00% 2
North East -32 10 £310 +24.00%
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 641 (100.00%) Windows
2 419 (65.37%) Active Directory
3 312 (48.67%) Windows 7
4 308 (48.05%) Microsoft
5 278 (43.37%) MS Office
6 180 (28.08%) ITIL
7 155 (24.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 154 (24.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 153 (23.87%) Windows Server
10 149 (23.24%) MS Exchange
11 132 (20.59%) Citrix
12 118 (18.41%) Blackberry
13 116 (18.10%) MS Excel
13 116 (18.10%) Windows 8
14 93 (14.51%) Security Cleared
15 82 (12.79%) DNS
16 81 (12.64%) HP
17 76 (11.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 76 (11.86%) SCCM
18 75 (11.70%) Finance
19 70 (10.92%) TCP/IP
19 70 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2003
20 68 (10.61%) LAN
21 67 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
22 63 (9.83%) SC Cleared
23 62 (9.67%) WAN
24 61 (9.52%) VMware
24 61 (9.52%) Office 365
25 54 (8.42%) Problem Management
26 52 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 149 (23.24%) MS Exchange
2 76 (11.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 70 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 52 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (5.15%) SharePoint
6 20 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (3.12%) IBM Notes
7 17 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (2.18%) IIS
9 13 (2.03%) Skype for Business
10 11 (1.72%) Live Communications Server
11 9 (1.40%) JBoss
12 8 (1.25%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.62%) Confluence
15 3 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.31%) Apache
16 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
17 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 278 (43.37%) MS Office
2 116 (18.10%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.78%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.31%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) Eikon
2 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 61 (9.52%) Office 365
2 11 (1.72%) Google Apps
2 11 (1.72%) Mimecast
3 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.31%) 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 82 (12.79%) DNS
2 70 (10.92%) TCP/IP
3 68 (10.61%) LAN
4 62 (9.67%) WAN
5 51 (7.96%) DHCP
6 42 (6.55%) Firewall
7 32 (4.99%) VPN
8 31 (4.84%) Wireless
9 28 (4.37%) Internet
10 25 (3.90%) Remote Desktop
10 25 (3.90%) SAN
11 19 (2.96%) Extranet
12 16 (2.50%) SSH
12 16 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (1.72%) SNMP
14 9 (1.40%) 3G
15 8 (1.25%) Ethernet
15 8 (1.25%) FTP
15 8 (1.25%) IP Telephony
15 8 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.18%) MS Access
3 10 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.31%) DTS
6 2 (0.31%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.16%) Big Data
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.16%) Impala
7 1 (0.16%) QlikView
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.16%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.16%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 10 (1.56%) MSI
2 6 (0.94%) ClearCase
2 6 (0.94%) ClearQuest
2 6 (0.94%) JIRA
2 6 (0.94%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.78%) Subversion
4 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.47%) NetBeans
5 3 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.31%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.31%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.31%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.31%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.16%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.16%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (11.70%) Finance
2 39 (6.08%) Legal
3 28 (4.37%) Banking
3 28 (4.37%) Law
4 15 (2.34%) Back Office
5 12 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.25%) Italian Language
8 7 (1.09%) German Language
8 7 (1.09%) Retail
9 6 (0.94%) French Language
10 5 (0.78%) Dutch Language
10 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.62%) Marketing
11 4 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
11 4 (0.62%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.47%) Automotive
12 3 (0.47%) Games
12 3 (0.47%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 238 (37.13%) Analyst
2 149 (23.24%) Service Analyst
3 142 (22.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 139 (21.68%) Support Engineer
5 117 (18.25%) Desktop Support
6 104 (16.22%) Support Analyst
7 73 (11.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 65 (10.14%) Desktop Engineer
9 57 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
10 50 (7.80%) Service Desk Support
11 49 (7.64%) Desktop Analyst
11 49 (7.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 46 (7.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 44 (6.86%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 43 (6.71%) Help Desk Support
15 39 (6.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 38 (5.93%) IT Support
17 37 (5.77%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
17 37 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 31 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.78%) Web Services
2 4 (0.62%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.47%) .NET
4 2 (0.31%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.31%) 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
1 118 (18.41%) Blackberry
2 40 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.59%) Driving Licence
3 23 (3.59%) NHS
4 22 (3.43%) iPhone
5 21 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 18 (2.81%) iPad
7 16 (2.50%) Fat Client
7 16 (2.50%) Statistics
7 16 (2.50%) Thin Client
8 13 (2.03%) Clustering
9 12 (1.87%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.72%) AS400
10 11 (1.72%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.56%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.40%) PDA
12 9 (1.40%) Replication
12 9 (1.40%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.94%) Device Driver
14 5 (0.78%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 641 (100.00%) Windows
2 312 (48.67%) Windows 7
3 155 (24.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 154 (24.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 153 (23.87%) Windows Server
6 116 (18.10%) Windows 8
7 50 (7.80%) Linux
8 48 (7.49%) Windows 10
9 41 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (6.24%) Unix
11 34 (5.30%) Mac OS X
12 33 (5.15%) Windows Vista
13 32 (4.99%) Apple iOS
14 19 (2.96%) Android
14 19 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (2.18%) Windows 2000
16 13 (2.03%) Solaris
17 8 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (1.09%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (28.08%) ITIL
2 54 (8.42%) Problem Management
3 51 (7.96%) Service Management
4 39 (6.08%) Migration
5 32 (4.99%) Incident Management
5 32 (4.99%) ITSM
5 32 (4.99%) Mentoring
6 24 (3.74%) Configuration Management
7 22 (3.43%) Service Delivery
8 21 (3.28%) Application Packaging
9 19 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (2.81%) Change Management
10 18 (2.81%) Coaching
11 17 (2.65%) Asset Management
11 17 (2.65%) Document Management
12 16 (2.50%) ITIL V3
12 16 (2.50%) Time Management
13 14 (2.18%) Validation
14 13 (2.03%) Release Management
14 13 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (7.49%) SQL
2 37 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.50%) C
3 16 (2.50%) Java
4 15 (2.34%) VBScript
5 13 (2.03%) Perl
6 12 (1.87%) Korn
6 12 (1.87%) PL/SQL
7 8 (1.25%) Python
8 6 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.62%) Bourne shell
9 4 (0.62%) C++
10 3 (0.47%) Ada
11 2 (0.31%) C#
11 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.31%) PHP
11 2 (0.31%) VB
12 1 (0.16%) Ruby
12 1 (0.16%) Scala
12 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (14.51%) Security Cleared
2 67 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (9.83%) SC Cleared
4 39 (6.08%) MCP
5 27 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (4.06%) MCSE
7 18 (2.81%) Degree
8 16 (2.50%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.87%) DBS Check
10 10 (1.56%) MCSA
11 9 (1.40%) A+ Certification
11 9 (1.40%) CCNA
11 9 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (1.40%) MCDST
12 8 (1.25%) MCITP
13 7 (1.09%) MCTS
13 7 (1.09%) MOS
14 6 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.78%) CCA
15 5 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.86%) SLA
2 5 (0.78%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 419 (65.37%) Active Directory
2 32 (4.99%) XenApp
3 30 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (3.74%) Hyper-V
5 21 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 14 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (1.87%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.72%) KVM
9 10 (1.56%) Terminal Services
9 10 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.25%) NFS
11 7 (1.09%) StorNext
11 7 (1.09%) Xsan
12 6 (0.94%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.94%) Xen
13 4 (0.62%) vSphere
14 3 (0.47%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.31%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.31%) Samba
15 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 76 (11.86%) SCCM
2 19 (2.96%) WSUS
3 18 (2.81%) NetBackup
3 18 (2.81%) Netcool
3 18 (2.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (2.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 11 (1.72%) Nagios
6 10 (1.56%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.56%) HP SIM
7 9 (1.40%) DameWare
7 9 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.40%) Unicenter
7 9 (1.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.62%) Casper Suite
10 4 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.62%) SCOM
11 3 (0.47%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 308 (48.05%) Microsoft
2 132 (20.59%) Citrix
3 81 (12.64%) HP
4 61 (9.52%) VMware
5 43 (6.71%) Cisco
6 35 (5.46%) Oracle
7 34 (5.30%) Dell
8 31 (4.84%) Apple
9 26 (4.06%) Red Hat
9 26 (4.06%) Symantec
10 23 (3.59%) Remedy
11 22 (3.43%) Avaya
12 20 (3.12%) IBM
12 20 (3.12%) Lotus
13 18 (2.81%) Intel Security
14 17 (2.65%) Veritas
15 16 (2.50%) EMC
16 14 (2.18%) AppSense
16 14 (2.18%) Google
17 13 (2.03%) Bloomberg
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