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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 40 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 20 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.15% 2.56% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 11.84% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
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£190 £235 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% +91.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £145 £225
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -35.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -44.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £11.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £15.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% -
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
160 152 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.20% 21.62% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 80
Average daily rate £375 £325 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £164 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £12.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +7.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £23.50 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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
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 27 February 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 -1 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead 0 3 - - 2
Watford +9 1 - - 2
St Albans - 1 - - 2
Stevenage - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) MS Office
3 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 16 (42.11%) HP
5 15 (39.47%) Windows 7
6 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
7 13 (34.21%) VPN
8 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.05%) OVSD
9 8 (21.05%) Internet
9 8 (21.05%) OpenView
10 7 (18.42%) ITIL
10 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
11 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
12 5 (13.16%) Symantec
12 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
12 5 (13.16%) SQL
12 5 (13.16%) Cisco
12 5 (13.16%) VoIP
12 5 (13.16%) Android
12 5 (13.16%) Altiris
13 4 (10.53%) Application Packaging
13 4 (10.53%) Coaching
13 4 (10.53%) SLA
13 4 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 3 (7.89%) Avaya
14 3 (7.89%) TestDirector

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.89%) IBM Notes
1 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (60.53%) MS Office
2 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) VPN
2 8 (21.05%) Internet
3 5 (13.16%) VoIP
4 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) DNS
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
6 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) PVCS
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (7.89%) Toad
1 3 (7.89%) JDeveloper
1 3 (7.89%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.89%) French Language
2 3 (7.89%) German Language
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
1 12 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Service Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support
7 2 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Application Packaging
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Handset
2 1 (2.63%) VLE
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 5 (13.16%) Android
6 3 (7.89%) UNIX
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Coaching
3 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.89%) UML
3 3 (7.89%) RAD
3 3 (7.89%) SSADM
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCDST
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) OpenView
1 8 (21.05%) OVSD
2 4 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) HP
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Altiris
3 5 (13.16%) Symantec
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix
4 3 (7.89%) Avaya
4 3 (7.89%) Lotus
4 3 (7.89%) Serena
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) Mitel
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