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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - 46 46
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 2.36% 2.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 8.97% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 12
Median daily rate - £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £184 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.92%
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
155 223 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.75% 26.36% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 110 103
Median daily rate £375 £417 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 36 15
Median hourly rate £24.06 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £24.12 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 June 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix

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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Database Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) VMware