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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 49 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 0.97% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 3.57% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £113 £120 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -36.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £209 £175
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.74% +4.98%
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
121 140 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.47% 27.08% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 59
Median daily rate £336 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £591 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 28
Median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.85% +112.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Basildon - 1 £113 -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Fault Analysis

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix