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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 69 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.47% 1.78% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.94% 8.65% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
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£400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% +5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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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
206 185 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.07% 20.56% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 72 69
Average daily rate £350 £348 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 14
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.75 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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
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 31 July 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) VB
5 6 (33.33%) ATM
5 6 (33.33%) Build Automation
5 6 (33.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Change Management
7 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (16.67%) MS Office
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (11.11%) SCCM
9 2 (11.11%) SCOM
9 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (11.11%) Firewall
9 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
9 2 (11.11%) WSUS
9 2 (11.11%) VBScript
9 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
9 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 2 (11.11%) DHCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) ATM
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 6 (33.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix
1 2 (11.11%) Veeam
2 1 (5.56%) F5
2 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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