The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 36 29 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.94% 3.16% 7.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.86% 11.25% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Average daily rate
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£240 £124 £128
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -2.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £112 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £186 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.82% +122.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -3.50%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
70 80 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.88% 28.07% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 34
Average daily rate £388 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £116 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £24.50 £77.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Maidstone +1 1 £118 -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Whitstable - - - - 1
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) MS Office
5 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
6 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) VMware
8 5 (31.25%) SCCM
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (18.75%) NVQ Level 3
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) Citrix
10 3 (18.75%) LAN
10 3 (18.75%) WAN
10 3 (18.75%) ITIL
11 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (12.50%) Office 365
11 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
11 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (12.50%) MCP
11 2 (12.50%) DHCP
11 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
11 2 (12.50%) VPN
11 2 (12.50%) DNS
11 2 (12.50%) Internet

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Office
2 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) Acrobat
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (18.75%) IT Support
4 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) NVQ Level 3
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ECDL
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Sophos
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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