The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 14 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.36% 2.56% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 14.29% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£125 £200 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +73.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% -6.89%
Windows XP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Operating Systems Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 19.64% 17.95% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
Average daily rate £125 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Windows XP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Lotus
3 2 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell