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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 49 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 1.85% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.29% 8.23% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 6
Median daily rate £255 £219 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.57% +38.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £208 £170
% change year-on-year
+22.89% +22.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £30.90 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +147.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.49
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.79%
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
140 231 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.83% 22.51% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 142 100
Median daily rate £388 £417 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £202 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 22
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +81.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) WSUS
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Network Management
3 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (50.00%) Documentum
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Aruba
5 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) VMware

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 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) Documentum
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) VMware