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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 52 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 17 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.95% 2.91% 3.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.37% 10.70% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 25
Average daily rate
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£210 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £361 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.76% -15.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.20 £25.00 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.49 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -6.89%
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
203 271 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.33% 27.21% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 133 113
Average daily rate £338 £400 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.12% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
3 22 (52.38%) Windows 7
4 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
8 9 (21.43%) MS Office
9 8 (19.05%) Citrix
10 7 (16.67%) HP
10 7 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
11 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
11 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
12 5 (11.90%) SCCM
12 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
12 5 (11.90%) Windows Vista
12 5 (11.90%) VMware
12 5 (11.90%) VPN
12 5 (11.90%) AIX
12 5 (11.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 4 (9.52%) Internet
13 4 (9.52%) ISEB
13 4 (9.52%) WinRunner
13 4 (9.52%) TestDirector
13 4 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
13 4 (9.52%) IIS
13 4 (9.52%) DNS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) VPN
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) Internet
3 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.14%) DMZ
3 3 (7.14%) LAN
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) WinRunner
1 4 (9.52%) TestDirector
1 4 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (7.14%) MSI
2 3 (7.14%) InstallShield
3 2 (4.76%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) IT Support
3 4 (9.52%) Support Technician
3 4 (9.52%) Tester
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Tester
3 4 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (9.52%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Designer
5 2 (4.76%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Tester
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
1 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 3 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Windows 7
3 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Vista
6 5 (11.90%) AIX
7 2 (4.76%) Solaris
7 2 (4.76%) CentOS
7 2 (4.76%) UNIX
8 1 (2.38%) Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 3 (7.14%) Web Analytics
2 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
2 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (7.14%) Analytics
2 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (7.14%) Test Planning
3 2 (4.76%) Migration
3 2 (4.76%) Software Distribution
3 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL
3 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.38%) Change Management
4 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.38%) IT Governance
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Management
4 1 (2.38%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VBScript
2 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) ISEB
5 3 (7.14%) MCP
6 2 (4.76%) MCSE
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.38%) MCDST
7 1 (2.38%) MCITP
7 1 (2.38%) MCSA
7 1 (2.38%) CCA
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (7.14%) Netcool
3 3 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Citrix
3 7 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (11.90%) VMware
5 3 (7.14%) Unica
5 3 (7.14%) McAfee
5 3 (7.14%) Veritas
6 2 (4.76%) Borland
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) Apple
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (4.76%) Sophos
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Remedy
7 1 (2.38%) Altiris
7 1 (2.38%) Intel
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Symantec
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