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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 26 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.23% 0.71% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.92% 3.51% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £225 £360 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +200.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £200 £180
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.48
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.60%
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
51 57 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 31.48% 20.14% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 40
Median daily rate £363 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £515 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 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 26 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Slough region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix