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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 58 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.62% 1.86% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.55% 8.51% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 9
Median daily rate £400 £325 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +103.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £286 £197
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +45.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
157 141 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.34% 21.89% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 73 101
Median daily rate £313 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £35.00 £56.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £400 - 1
Rickmansworth -1 1 £260 -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Intel Security
4 4 (50.00%) PKI
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) MCTS
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) A+ Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) Juniper
7 1 (12.50%) Veritas
7 1 (12.50%) Thin Client

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) MCTS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) VMware