The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 46 30 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 16 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.40% 6.07% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 22.49% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
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£220 £158 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.68% -47.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £150 £175
% change year-on-year
+24.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -61.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.40 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.20 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.69 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -5.62%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
168 169 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.23% 27.00% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 81 105
Average daily rate £425 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £138 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £419 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
Rickmansworth -8 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead -9 4 - - 1
Stevenage -2 1 £95 -
Tring - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) MS Office
3 22 (45.83%) Active Directory
4 18 (37.50%) HP
4 18 (37.50%) VPN
5 17 (35.42%) Windows 7
6 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) OpenView
8 10 (20.83%) Internet
8 10 (20.83%) ITIL
8 10 (20.83%) OVSD
9 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
10 7 (14.58%) Blackberry
11 6 (12.50%) Symantec
11 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (12.50%) VoIP
11 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (12.50%) Altiris
12 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
12 5 (10.42%) SLA
13 4 (8.33%) Cisco
13 4 (8.33%) SQL
13 4 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
13 4 (8.33%) Application Packaging
14 3 (6.25%) Oracle 10gAS
14 3 (6.25%) Orchard
14 3 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (6.25%) IBM Notes
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (58.33%) MS Office
2 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) VPN
2 10 (20.83%) Internet
3 6 (12.50%) VoIP
4 3 (6.25%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.08%) LDAP
6 1 (2.08%) LAN
6 1 (2.08%) SAN
6 1 (2.08%) Wireless
6 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) PVCS
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (6.25%) Toad
1 3 (6.25%) JDeveloper
1 3 (6.25%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) French Language
3 2 (4.17%) German Language
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Service Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (18.75%) Desktop Support
5 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) IT Support
6 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (6.25%) Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) IT Administrator
10 2 (4.17%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Handset
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.25%) UNIX
5 3 (6.25%) Android
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 3 (6.25%) UML
2 3 (6.25%) RAD
2 3 (6.25%) SSADM
2 3 (6.25%) Time Management
2 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
2 3 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.08%) Service Management
3 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) VBScript
3 1 (2.08%) VB
3 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.08%) VB6
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.08%) MCDST
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) VMFS
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) OpenView
1 10 (20.83%) OVSD
2 4 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) HP
2 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) Altiris
3 6 (12.50%) Symantec
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle
5 3 (6.25%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
5 3 (6.25%) Serena
5 3 (6.25%) Orchard
5 3 (6.25%) Lotus
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.08%) Avaya
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) Mitel
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