The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Horsham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Horsham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 8 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 6.25% 11.54% 7.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 30.00% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £185 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.74 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +1.77%
Operating Systems Category
Horsham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Horsham 25.00% 38.46% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 20
Average daily rate £300 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.87 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
West Sussex

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Horsham

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Horsham

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Horsham

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Horsham

Windows XP
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Horsham 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
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Horsham 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Deskside Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory