The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 19 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.52% 6.92% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 31.03% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £135 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -63.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £147 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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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 Guildford region.

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 28.79% 22.31% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 26
Average daily rate £325 £170 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -47.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £610 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 14
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) UAG
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) MSI

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Handset
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (25.00%) VB6
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle