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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 48 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.05% 1.24% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.19% 4.76% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Median daily rate £385 £173 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.18% +23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £107 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £239 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £170 £195
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -4.46%
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
77 63 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.16% 26.03% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 43
Median daily rate £388 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.75% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £146 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Deployment Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Professional Services Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) iManage
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft