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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 56 75 58
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.29% 0.29% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.44% 1.33% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £263 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +3.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £209 £175
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £11.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 - £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 - £13.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.74% +4.98%
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
147 225 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.63% 21.74% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 83 70
Median daily rate £425 £368 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +26.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +32.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.18 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £20.00 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
4 6 (46.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Reuters
7 3 (23.08%) Bloomberg
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
9 1 (7.69%) MCSE
9 1 (7.69%) DNS
9 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
9 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (7.69%) Internet

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 6 (46.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Service Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Floorwalker
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) AS400
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Bloomberg
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Reuters
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec