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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 31 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.71% 1.49% 2.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.51% 6.15% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £120 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -32.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £180 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.48 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -2.00%
Windows XP
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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
57 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 20.14% 24.16% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 29
Average daily rate £335 £325 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £240 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £488 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £27.70 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Lync
5 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) French Language
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (12.50%) MCITP
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) MCSA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (25.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
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