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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 44 20 38
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 33 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.70% 7.59% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 31.07% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £200 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +90.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £350 £109
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £150 £159
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £15.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
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
231 177 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.90% 24.41% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 66 23
Average daily rate £290 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £17.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 2014, 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (89.13%) Windows 7
3 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
4 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 16 (34.78%) ITIL
6 15 (32.61%) VB
7 14 (30.43%) Finance
8 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (28.26%) Tivoli
8 13 (28.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
10 10 (21.74%) MS Office
10 10 (21.74%) ATM
10 10 (21.74%) Migration
11 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
11 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
11 9 (19.57%) Build Automation
12 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
13 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (10.87%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (10.87%) VMware
14 5 (10.87%) IIS
15 4 (8.70%) MCSE
15 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
15 4 (8.70%) Remedy
15 4 (8.70%) McAfee
15 4 (8.70%) HP
15 4 (8.70%) Citrix

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (10.87%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Office
2 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) ATM
2 2 (4.35%) DHCP
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MSI
2 1 (2.17%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Service Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Field Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Desktop Support Technician
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.17%) IT Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.17%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (89.13%) Windows 7
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
2 10 (21.74%) Migration
3 9 (19.57%) Build Automation
4 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.52%) QMS
5 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) VB
2 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.52%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) MCSE
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Tivoli
1 13 (28.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (8.70%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Remedy
3 4 (8.70%) McAfee
3 4 (8.70%) HP
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix
3 4 (8.70%) AppSense
3 4 (8.70%) IBM
4 3 (6.52%) Dell
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 6 days ago