The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 25 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.89% 0.92% 4.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 4.44% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £189 £200 £236
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -15.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £14.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.98 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.78%
Windows XP
Oxfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 45 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.70% 20.74% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 22
Average daily rate £325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) MS Office
5 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) DHCP
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
9 2 (11.11%) Infor
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
9 2 (11.11%) VMware
9 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
9 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
9 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
9 2 (11.11%) HP
10 1 (5.56%) Apple
10 1 (5.56%) NHS
10 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (5.56%) Cisco
10 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
10 1 (5.56%) ITIL
10 1 (5.56%) Linux
10 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Desktop Support
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Server Support
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Infor
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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