The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Peterborough region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 12 22 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 13 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.11% 3.55% 9.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.71% 11.76% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£150 £155 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £229 £213
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +7.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 35.04% 30.18% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 5
Average daily rate £175 £223 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £95 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £287 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 11
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 £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Windows XP
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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 22 July 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) ITIL
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) HP
3 9 (42.86%) Mac OS X
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Vista
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) VoIP
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (9.52%) DHCP
8 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.52%) DNS
9 1 (4.76%) SQL
9 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
9 1 (4.76%) SLA
9 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.76%) Firewall
9 1 (4.76%) Wireless
9 1 (4.76%) PDA
9 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
9 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) Service Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
4 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Trainee
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Mac OS X
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Vista
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) VMware