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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 64 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.27% 1.52% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 7.18% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 15
Median daily rate - £250 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.14 £15.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.74% +5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £16.14 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £16.14 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -4.64%
Windows XP
Buckinghamshire

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
148 195 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.76% 21.22% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 72 77
Median daily rate £410 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 19
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 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
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 2 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
6 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) VPN
8 2 (20.00%) MS Office
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
8 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (10.00%) SCCM
9 1 (10.00%) SCOM
9 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
9 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (10.00%) MCITP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) IPX
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) UAT Coordinator
5 1 (10.00%) UAT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (10.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) NetWare
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) Novell
3 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (10.00%) VMware