The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 60 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 14 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.66% 5.13% 7.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.33% 16.28% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £145 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+124.13% -61.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £123 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £329 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £175 £209
% change year-on-year
- -16.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Windows XP
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
191 172 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.31% 31.50% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 50 48
Average daily rate £450 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £140 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.33 £22.98 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -21 5 £325 -
Brentwood - 5 £175 -
Colchester -11 2 £525 +112.98%
Harlow - - - -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) Windows 7
3 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (50.00%) MS Office
5 10 (29.41%) ITIL
5 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 10 (29.41%) Citrix
6 7 (20.59%) HP
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
7 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Firewall
7 6 (17.65%) SLA
7 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
8 5 (14.71%) Ingres
8 5 (14.71%) Broadband
8 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
8 5 (14.71%) Finance
9 4 (11.76%) Migration
9 4 (11.76%) VB6
9 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (11.76%) SCCM
9 4 (11.76%) CSS
9 4 (11.76%) XML
9 4 (11.76%) HTML
9 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.76%) VB
9 4 (11.76%) VBA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) CICS
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.82%) MS Project
4 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) Broadband
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) Internet
4 2 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Ingres
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.82%) DB2
4 3 (8.82%) DTS
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) IDMS
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Desktop Support
3 7 (20.59%) Help Desk Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Developer
6 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) VB Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) IT Support
8 2 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) CSS
1 4 (11.76%) XML
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) XHTML
3 1 (2.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) iPhone
2 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.88%) AIX
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris
5 2 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.94%) OpenVMS
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
4 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) UML
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Management
6 1 (2.94%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 4 (11.76%) VB
1 4 (11.76%) VBA
1 4 (11.76%) VB6
2 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (5.88%) MCITP
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) XenApp
3 2 (5.88%) MetaFrame
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.82%) OpenView
2 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.82%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) Opsview
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Citrix
3 7 (20.59%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) Avaya
4 3 (8.82%) Symantec
4 3 (8.82%) Remedy
4 3 (8.82%) McAfee
4 3 (8.82%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) CA
6 1 (2.94%) Apple
6 1 (2.94%) Nimsoft
Braintree, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £16.16 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago