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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 56 73 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.89% 0.46% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.87% 1.97% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £203 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +11.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £16.14 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.14 £15.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
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
155 203 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.03% 23.44% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 83 71
Median daily rate £425 £350 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Logistics
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) AS400
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

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 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Floorwalker
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft