The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 20 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.28% 1.15% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£110 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £150 £175
% change year-on-year
+24.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.69 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -5.62%
Windows XP
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 17.61% 14.37% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 1
Average daily rate £374 £250 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% -62.14%
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 Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Northampton region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Northampton region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 20 (83.33%) MS Office
4 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 2 (8.33%) Apple
7 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.33%) Service Management
7 2 (8.33%) Office 365
7 2 (8.33%) VMware
7 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.17%) Dell KACE
8 1 (4.17%) iPad
8 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.17%) Migration
8 1 (4.17%) Retail
8 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.17%) iPhone
8 1 (4.17%) SQL
8 1 (4.17%) .NET
8 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
8 1 (4.17%) Broadband
8 1 (4.17%) SMTP
8 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.17%) SLA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (83.33%) MS Office
2 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Broadband
1 1 (4.17%) SMTP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
2 15 (62.50%) Service Analyst
2 15 (62.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL
1 2 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (4.17%) Migration
2 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Apple
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Dell KACE
3 1 (4.17%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) Dell