The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - 29 31
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 2.03% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.53% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £150 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -4.64%
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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 57 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.02% 19.32% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 17
Average daily rate £350 £350 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £18.25 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.84% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Slough region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Slough region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Windows XP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (50.00%) IPX
2 2 (50.00%) NetWare
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Novell
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) IPX
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Deskside Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) NetWare
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Lotus
1 2 (50.00%) Novell