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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 48 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 21 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.73% 5.58% 4.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.41% 21.58% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 1
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£188 £290 £101
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.34% +188.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £150 £175
% change year-on-year
+24.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £15.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.69 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -5.62%
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
184 190 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.90% 25.85% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 21
Average daily rate £315 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 12
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 £12.01 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (90.24%) Windows 7
3 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
5 13 (31.71%) Finance
5 13 (31.71%) Tivoli
5 13 (31.71%) ITIL
5 13 (31.71%) VB
5 13 (31.71%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (24.39%) ATM
7 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
7 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (21.95%) Build Automation
9 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
9 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
9 8 (19.51%) Migration
9 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
9 8 (19.51%) MS Office
10 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (12.20%) IIS
13 4 (9.76%) MCSE
13 4 (9.76%) McAfee
13 4 (9.76%) HP
13 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
13 4 (9.76%) IBM
13 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (9.76%) VMware

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Office
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) ATM
2 2 (4.88%) DHCP
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MSI
1 1 (2.44%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Service Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.88%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (2.44%) Desktop Support Technician
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) WSH
1 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (90.24%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
3 9 (21.95%) Build Automation
4 8 (19.51%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) QMS
6 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.44%) ITSM
8 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) VB
2 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) MCSE
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Tivoli
1 13 (31.71%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (7.32%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) HP
2 4 (9.76%) McAfee
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
2 4 (9.76%) IBM
3 3 (7.32%) AppSense
3 3 (7.32%) Dell
3 3 (7.32%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Remedy
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £16.28 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago