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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 28 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.47% 4.60% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 18.18% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £169 £170 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
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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
28 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.27% 25.29% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 15
Average daily rate £325 £195 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £395 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -64.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 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 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) UAG
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco