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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
England / South East
Rank 207 151 120
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 33 103 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 1.23% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 4.94% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 54 58
Median daily rate £213 £225 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £116 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £230 £175
% change year-on-year
+24.45% +31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 32
Median hourly rate £12.63 £15.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% -5.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £11.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.79 £17.80 £37.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
1524 2085 2293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.30% 24.97% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 1215 1161
Median daily rate £371 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 185 180
Median hourly rate £19.63 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
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 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 22 January 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
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 22 January 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
Hampshire -11 8 £250 +4.16% 1
Surrey +18 7 £188 -46.42% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £100 -69.23% 5
Oxfordshire -11 4 £179 +37.50%
Berkshire -6 2 £275 +37.50% 3
Kent - 2 £140 - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (60.00%) MS Office
3 47 (58.75%) Microsoft
4 45 (56.25%) Windows 7
5 44 (55.00%) Active Directory
6 21 (26.25%) ITIL
7 19 (23.75%) TCP/IP
7 19 (23.75%) HP
8 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (20.00%) DHCP
9 16 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 15 (18.75%) DNS
10 15 (18.75%) Windows 8
11 14 (17.50%) Office 365
11 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
11 14 (17.50%) Problem Management
11 14 (17.50%) SCCM
11 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
12 13 (16.25%) SLA
13 12 (15.00%) Citrix
13 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
13 12 (15.00%) Incident Management
13 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
14 11 (13.75%) Clustering
15 10 (12.50%) Migration
15 10 (12.50%) VMware
15 10 (12.50%) Service Management
15 10 (12.50%) LAN

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 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.50%) IIS
3 6 (7.50%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.25%) IBM Notes
5 4 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.75%) Documentum
6 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 48 (60.00%) MS Office
2 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) Office 365
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) TCP/IP
2 16 (20.00%) DHCP
3 15 (18.75%) DNS
4 10 (12.50%) LAN
5 9 (11.25%) WAN
6 6 (7.50%) Internet
6 6 (7.50%) Wireless
7 4 (5.00%) ATM
7 4 (5.00%) SAN
7 4 (5.00%) VPN
8 3 (3.75%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.75%) Skype
9 2 (2.50%) Firewall
9 2 (2.50%) Network Security
9 2 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.50%) VoIP
10 1 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (1.25%) HTTP
10 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) MS Access
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Korean Language
3 3 (3.75%) Advertising
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) German Language
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Support Engineer
2 24 (30.00%) Analyst
3 17 (21.25%) Service Analyst
4 15 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (18.75%) Desktop Support
5 14 (17.50%) Support Analyst
6 13 (16.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (15.00%) IT Support
8 11 (13.75%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (13.75%) Desktop Engineer
8 11 (13.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 10 (12.50%) IT Engineer
9 10 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
10 8 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 8 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 8 (10.00%) IT Analyst
10 8 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 7 (8.75%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (8.75%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Clustering
2 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.75%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.25%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.00%) Statistics
6 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.25%) EPoS
7 1 (1.25%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 6 (7.50%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.75%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.75%) Windows NT
10 2 (2.50%) Android
10 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.50%) Solaris
10 2 (2.50%) Unix
11 1 (1.25%) AIX
11 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) Problem Management
3 12 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 10 (12.50%) Migration
4 10 (12.50%) Service Management
5 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (3.75%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.75%) Network Management
9 2 (2.50%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.50%) IT Asset Management
9 2 (2.50%) ITSM
9 2 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.50%) Software Licensing
10 1 (1.25%) Coaching
10 1 (1.25%) Line Management
10 1 (1.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) Java
3 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) MCSE
5 3 (3.75%) MCSA
6 2 (2.50%) Degree
6 2 (2.50%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) CCA
7 1 (1.25%) CCAA
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.25%) MCITP
7 1 (1.25%) MCTS
7 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 44 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.25%) XenApp
4 4 (5.00%) Firmware
4 4 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) SCCM
2 5 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.25%) Netcool
3 4 (5.00%) EdgeSight
3 4 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (5.00%) SafeCom
3 4 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.75%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.75%) WSUS
5 2 (2.50%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.25%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 47 (58.75%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.75%) HP
3 12 (15.00%) Citrix
4 10 (12.50%) VMware
5 8 (10.00%) Intel Security
6 7 (8.75%) EMC
7 6 (7.50%) Veritas
8 5 (6.25%) Cisco
8 5 (6.25%) Lotus
8 5 (6.25%) Sophos
9 4 (5.00%) Apple
9 4 (5.00%) Oracle
9 4 (5.00%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.75%) Bloomberg
10 3 (3.75%) NCR
10 3 (3.75%) Remedy
10 3 (3.75%) Reuters
11 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.50%) Dell
11 2 (2.50%) Meridio
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