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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 36 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 35 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.71% 3.75% 3.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.23% 13.89% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 6
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£143 £180 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £153 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £236 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £189 £200 £236
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -15.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.04 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.98 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.78%
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
182 144 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.50% 27.02% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 59 96
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £26.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.33 £37.50 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 August 2014. 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
Stevenage +2 8 £490 +172.22%
Watford 0 8 £95 - 2
Rickmansworth -11 7 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City +3 4 £138 - 1
St Albans - 2 - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (60.71%) MS Office
3 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
4 22 (39.29%) MS Excel
5 20 (35.71%) VPN
6 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (33.93%) Windows 7
7 15 (26.79%) Symantec
7 15 (26.79%) Internet
7 15 (26.79%) HP
8 13 (23.21%) OVSD
8 13 (23.21%) OpenView
8 13 (23.21%) Manufacturing
9 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 10 (17.86%) ITIL
10 9 (16.07%) Blackberry
10 9 (16.07%) Altiris
11 8 (14.29%) VoIP
12 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
13 6 (10.71%) Remedy
14 5 (8.93%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (8.93%) Firewall
14 5 (8.93%) VMware
14 5 (8.93%) Citrix
14 5 (8.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
15 4 (7.14%) DNS
15 4 (7.14%) CRM

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (60.71%) MS Office
2 22 (39.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) VPN
2 15 (26.79%) Internet
3 8 (14.29%) VoIP
4 5 (8.93%) Firewall
5 4 (7.14%) DNS
6 2 (3.57%) DHCP
6 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.79%) LDAP
7 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.79%) SAN
7 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MSI
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 13 (23.21%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.36%) Publishing
3 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Analyst
2 16 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (19.64%) Support Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Support Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) IT Support
5 10 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.93%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
8 4 (7.14%) Support Specialist
9 3 (5.36%) Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.57%) Applications Packager
10 2 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.36%) iPhone
2 3 (5.36%) iPad
3 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) FMCG
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (33.93%) Windows 7
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL
2 4 (7.14%) CRM
3 3 (5.36%) Time Management
3 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
3 3 (5.36%) Data Entry
4 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Test Automation
5 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.79%) ITSM
5 1 (1.79%) Migration
5 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) Perl
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
1 1 (1.79%) VBScript
1 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) XenServer
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) VMFS
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.79%) Xen
3 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) OpenView
1 13 (23.21%) OVSD
2 5 (8.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (8.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.57%) ZENworks
3 2 (3.57%) SCCM
4 1 (1.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) HP
1 15 (26.79%) Symantec
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.07%) Altiris
4 6 (10.71%) Remedy
5 5 (8.93%) VMware
5 5 (8.93%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) Avaya
6 3 (5.36%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.36%) Orchard
7 1 (1.79%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.79%) Wyse
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
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