The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 71 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.41% 1.57% 3.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.73% 7.47% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.14 £11.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.36% -6.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.39%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
231 174 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.57% 20.96% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 74
Average daily rate £368 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) ATM
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) VB
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
4 5 (29.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 5 (29.41%) Build Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) SCCM
6 3 (17.65%) SCOM
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Rackspace
7 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (11.76%) Veeam
7 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) VBScript
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) DHCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) ATM
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) EPoS
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Build Automation
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Tivoli
1 5 (29.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
3 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Veeam
2 2 (11.76%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix