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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 25 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.92% 3.62% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 11.36% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £169 £170 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
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
42 44 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.66% 31.88% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 2
Average daily rate £104 £235 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.74% +95.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Symantec
4 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
5 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (18.18%) Sophos
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (18.18%) Altiris
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
6 2 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (9.09%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) DameWare
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) MSI
7 1 (9.09%) LANDesk

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Deskside Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (9.09%) DameWare
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Sophos
3 2 (18.18%) Altiris
4 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) BMC