The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 17 30 9
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 6.35% 2.47% 10.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.59% 13.95% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% -6.89%
Windows XP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 23.02% 17.70% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 3
Average daily rate £240 £215 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -4.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 7 (36.84%) Mac OS X
4 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
4 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (31.58%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
7 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) VoIP
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco
8 3 (15.79%) VMware
9 2 (10.53%) DHCP
9 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.53%) DNS
9 2 (10.53%) SLA
10 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
10 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
10 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
10 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 1 (5.26%) Firewall
10 1 (5.26%) Wireless
10 1 (5.26%) SQL

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
1 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) VoIP
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 7 (36.84%) Mac OS X
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) VMware