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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 60 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 15 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.68% 3.04% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.46% 9.04% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 12
Average daily rate
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£145 £385 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.33% +67.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £272 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £175 £195
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 4
Average hourly rate £12.75 £14.84 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.08% -12.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £25.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
201 365 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.51% 33.64% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 189 97
Average daily rate £300 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £235 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £35.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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
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 24 October 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 22 (57.89%) Windows 7
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
6 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
8 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
9 6 (15.79%) MS Office
9 6 (15.79%) HP
10 5 (13.16%) Citrix
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
10 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
10 5 (13.16%) SCCM
11 4 (10.53%) VMware
11 4 (10.53%) VPN
11 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.53%) IIS
11 4 (10.53%) Internet
11 4 (10.53%) Remedy
12 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
12 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (7.89%) DMZ
12 3 (7.89%) MSI
12 3 (7.89%) InstallShield
12 3 (7.89%) MCP
12 3 (7.89%) LAN
12 3 (7.89%) .NET
12 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
1 4 (10.53%) VPN
2 3 (7.89%) DMZ
2 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MSI
1 3 (7.89%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Rollout Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) IT Support
4 4 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Support Technician
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Tester
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Web Designer
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Designer
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
1 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
1 3 (7.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
1 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
1 3 (7.89%) Web Analytics
1 3 (7.89%) Analytics
1 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
2 2 (5.26%) Migration
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Management
3 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
3 1 (2.63%) Network Management
3 1 (2.63%) Change Control
3 1 (2.63%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) VBScript
1 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) MCP
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCDST
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) CCA
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) HP
3 5 (13.16%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) Remedy
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) Unica
6 1 (2.63%) Sophos
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Intel
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