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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 56 64 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 18 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.75% 1.60% 3.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.43% 7.91% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 16
Average daily rate
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£204 £265 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.01% +17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £165 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £187 £235
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -20.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £34.33 £14.67 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.98% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.27 £14.53 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £14.81 £18.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +1.81%
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
280 215 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.24% 20.24% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 106 71
Average daily rate £375 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Security Cleared
3 17 (54.84%) DV Cleared
4 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
5 14 (45.16%) SCCM
6 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
7 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
8 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
8 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (32.26%) SharePoint
9 10 (32.26%) ITIL
9 10 (32.26%) MCP
9 10 (32.26%) SCOM
10 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (29.03%) Network Management
10 9 (29.03%) MS Office
10 9 (29.03%) MCSE
10 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
11 6 (19.35%) VB
12 5 (16.13%) Migration
13 4 (12.90%) Application Packaging
13 4 (12.90%) VBA
13 4 (12.90%) SQL
13 4 (12.90%) MS Access
13 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
13 4 (12.90%) DNS
14 3 (9.68%) SLA
14 3 (9.68%) LAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (32.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) Documentum
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Junos
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MS Access
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
1 2 (6.45%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (3.23%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Support Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (29.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) IT Support
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Packager
6 2 (6.45%) Deskside Support
7 1 (3.23%) Deskside Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.45%) WSH
3 1 (3.23%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) PDA
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) AIX
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
2 9 (29.03%) Network Management
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) VB
2 4 (12.90%) VBA
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (54.84%) DV Cleared
3 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
4 10 (32.26%) MCP
5 9 (29.03%) MCSE
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) SCCM
2 10 (32.26%) SCOM
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (9.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.23%) Netcool
4 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) EMC
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) Remedy
3 2 (6.45%) McAfee
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Dell
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas
4 1 (3.23%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) Symantec
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
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