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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 41 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.44% 2.46% 5.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.63% 11.54% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.03% -55.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £110 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £143 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.86 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+0.99% +0.81%
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
71 52 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.63% 21.31% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 60
Average daily rate £350 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £17.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Tunbridge Wells - 1 £85 -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) PDA
5 2 (25.00%) NHS
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) CommVault
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (12.50%) ZENworks
6 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (12.50%) MCITP
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Advertising

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support
4 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
1 2 (25.00%) PDA
2 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ZENworks
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) CommVault
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
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