The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 13 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.35% 0.74% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 2.44% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £123 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £193 £140
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.97 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.23% -0.23%
Windows XP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.53% 30.15% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 19
Average daily rate £263 £351 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.10% +16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Windows XP
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft