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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 55 69 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% 0.64% 3.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.56% 2.52% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Median daily rate £500 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £290 £190
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +52.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
Median hourly rate - £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
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
128 238 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.23% 25.51% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 75 106
Median daily rate £385 £390 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +59.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.82 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Reuters
5 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall

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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) IPsec
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) DNA
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCA
1 1 (10.00%) CCAA
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Reuters
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Clearswift
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) VMware