The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
England / South East
Rank 205 172 113
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -59
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 38 90 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 1.04% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 4.13% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 44 56
Median daily rate £145 £188 £204
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £117 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £350 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £200 £184
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 41
Median hourly rate £14.10 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £12.50 £8.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £13.06
% change year-on-year
-8.91% +7.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1691 2178 2397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.94% 25.12% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1304 1179
Median daily rate £380 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 163 198
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +4 9 £125 -24.24% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 9 £100 -69.23% 4
Hampshire -4 7 £139 +8.82% 1
Oxfordshire -12 5 £145 +11.53% 1
Berkshire -4 4 £275 +11.67% 2
West Sussex -17 2 - -
East Sussex +2 1 £128 -59.20% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (65.88%) MS Office
3 53 (62.35%) Microsoft
4 49 (57.65%) Windows 7
5 47 (55.29%) Active Directory
6 19 (22.35%) TCP/IP
6 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
7 18 (21.18%) LAN
8 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (20.00%) WAN
8 17 (20.00%) DHCP
8 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (18.82%) DNS
9 16 (18.82%) Windows 8
9 16 (18.82%) Incident Management
9 16 (18.82%) Windows Server
10 14 (16.47%) HP
10 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
11 13 (15.29%) ITIL
11 13 (15.29%) Citrix
11 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
12 12 (14.12%) Problem Management
12 12 (14.12%) SCCM
12 12 (14.12%) Clustering
13 11 (12.94%) SLA
13 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (12.94%) Office 365
14 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
14 10 (11.76%) Service Management
14 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.24%) IBM Notes
4 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.06%) IIS
4 6 (7.06%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 56 (65.88%) MS Office
2 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) assyst
1 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.94%) Office 365
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.35%) TCP/IP
2 18 (21.18%) LAN
3 17 (20.00%) DHCP
3 17 (20.00%) WAN
4 16 (18.82%) DNS
5 7 (8.24%) ATM
5 7 (8.24%) Wireless
6 6 (7.06%) Internet
7 5 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (5.88%) SAN
7 5 (5.88%) VPN
8 3 (3.53%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.53%) Firewall
8 3 (3.53%) Skype
8 3 (3.53%) VoIP
9 2 (2.35%) Network Security
9 2 (2.35%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) MS Access
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.18%) JIRA
1 1 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.18%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.18%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 6 (7.06%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Korean Language
3 3 (3.53%) Advertising
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) German Language
5 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (34.12%) Support Engineer
2 25 (29.41%) Analyst
3 22 (25.88%) Service Analyst
4 18 (21.18%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (18.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (18.82%) Desktop Support
6 15 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (16.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 13 (15.29%) Support Analyst
9 12 (14.12%) IT Engineer
9 12 (14.12%) IT Support
10 10 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
11 9 (10.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 8 (9.41%) IT Analyst
13 7 (8.24%) IT Support Engineer
13 7 (8.24%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 6 (7.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Clustering
2 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.24%) Blackberry
3 7 (8.24%) Driving Licence
4 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.53%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.18%) EPoS
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) PKI
6 1 (1.18%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (57.65%) Windows 7
3 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (18.82%) Windows 8
4 16 (18.82%) Windows Server
5 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.24%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.06%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.53%) Android
8 3 (3.53%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.53%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.35%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.35%) Solaris
9 2 (2.35%) Unix
10 1 (1.18%) AIX
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Incident Management
2 13 (15.29%) ITIL
3 12 (14.12%) Problem Management
4 10 (11.76%) Service Management
5 8 (9.41%) Migration
6 5 (5.88%) Change Management
7 4 (4.71%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.71%) Statistics
8 3 (3.53%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.35%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.35%) ITSM
9 2 (2.35%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.35%) Software Licensing
9 2 (2.35%) Ticket Management
10 1 (1.18%) Patch Management
10 1 (1.18%) Server Virtualisation
10 1 (1.18%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) Java
3 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.18%) C++
4 1 (1.18%) VB
4 1 (1.18%) VB6
4 1 (1.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.71%) MCSE
6 3 (3.53%) MCSA
7 2 (2.35%) Degree
8 1 (1.18%) CCA
8 1 (1.18%) CCAA
8 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.18%) MCITP
8 1 (1.18%) MCTS
8 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (55.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 5 (5.88%) XenApp
4 4 (4.71%) Firmware
4 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.71%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) SCCM
2 6 (7.06%) NetBackup
2 6 (7.06%) Netcool
3 5 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (4.71%) EdgeSight
4 4 (4.71%) SafeCom
4 4 (4.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.53%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.53%) Unicenter
6 2 (2.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.18%) AppDNA
7 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 53 (62.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.47%) HP
3 13 (15.29%) Citrix
4 9 (10.59%) VMware
5 8 (9.41%) Intel Security
6 7 (8.24%) Lotus
6 7 (8.24%) Veritas
7 6 (7.06%) Apple
7 6 (7.06%) Cisco
8 5 (5.88%) EMC
8 5 (5.88%) NCR
8 5 (5.88%) Oracle
8 5 (5.88%) ServiceNow
8 5 (5.88%) Sophos
9 3 (3.53%) Meridio
9 3 (3.53%) Remedy
10 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.35%) Dell
10 2 (2.35%) Wyse
11 1 (1.18%) Symantec
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