The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 76 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 1.81% 2.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.99% 6.82% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 12
Median daily rate - £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -4.64%
Windows XP
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
251 264 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.35% 26.59% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 131 106
Median daily rate £375 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) MS Office
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
6 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (21.43%) Office 365
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 2 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (14.29%) Google Apps
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
7 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (14.29%) C
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (14.29%) Google
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) Retail

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Deskside Support
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
4 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) VMware