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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 9 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 12.64% 4.19% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.67% 12.28% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £238 £170 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £140
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Windows XP
Cambridgeshire

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
30 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 34.48% 34.13% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 18
Average daily rate £238 £110 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.90% -53.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £100 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.20 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (80.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (50.00%) MS Office
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (40.00%) MCSE
6 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.00%) Office 365
7 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (15.00%) Citrix
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco
8 2 (10.00%) LAN
8 2 (10.00%) WAN
8 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
8 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (10.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.00%) Banking
9 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
9 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
9 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (5.00%) Migration

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support
7 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Handset
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (40.00%) MCSE
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya