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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 203 165 79
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -86
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 52 107 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 1.08% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 4.55% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 92
Median daily rate £255 £289 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +44.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £375 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £209 £175
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 56
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £22.92 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.74% +4.98%
Windows XP
England

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
1924 2352 2258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.96% 23.70% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1154 1308 1154
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 204 231
Median hourly rate £16.25 £18.30 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.21% +14.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 12 £155 -54.07% 5
Berkshire -19 11 £255 +27.50% 7
Buckinghamshire +32 9 £263 -19.23% 4
Oxfordshire -12 8 £265 -33.75% 2
Hampshire -5 7 £260 -15.10% 4
East Sussex +2 2 £190 -41.53% 1
West Sussex -6 2 £253 +12.22%
Kent 0 1 £325 +195.45% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (63.04%) Active Directory
3 77 (55.80%) Microsoft
4 68 (49.28%) Windows 7
5 64 (46.38%) MS Office
6 44 (31.88%) Windows Server
7 43 (31.16%) ITIL
8 39 (28.26%) MS Exchange
8 39 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (26.09%) Security Cleared
10 35 (25.36%) Citrix
10 35 (25.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (23.91%) HP
12 31 (22.46%) MS Excel
13 26 (18.84%) TCP/IP
14 24 (17.39%) Windows 8
15 22 (15.94%) SQL
16 21 (15.22%) SharePoint
16 21 (15.22%) DHCP
16 21 (15.22%) Veritas
16 21 (15.22%) SCCM
17 20 (14.49%) Problem Management
17 20 (14.49%) NetBackup
18 19 (13.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 19 (13.77%) SQL Server
18 19 (13.77%) SC Cleared
19 18 (13.04%) DNS
19 18 (13.04%) EMC
19 18 (13.04%) Blackberry
19 18 (13.04%) Netcool

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 39 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 17 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (10.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (7.97%) Live Communications Server
6 10 (7.25%) IIS
7 9 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.17%) Documentum
8 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.17%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.17%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 64 (46.38%) MS Office
2 31 (22.46%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.87%) Office 365
2 5 (3.62%) Mimecast
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.84%) TCP/IP
2 21 (15.22%) DHCP
3 18 (13.04%) DNS
4 17 (12.32%) LAN
4 17 (12.32%) SAN
5 15 (10.87%) WAN
6 11 (7.97%) Internet
7 10 (7.25%) Wireless
8 8 (5.80%) VPN
9 7 (5.07%) Ethernet
9 7 (5.07%) Unified Communications
10 4 (2.90%) Network Security
11 3 (2.17%) Firewall
11 3 (2.17%) MPLS
12 2 (1.45%) DMZ
12 2 (1.45%) Extranet
12 2 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (1.45%) IPsec
12 2 (1.45%) VLAN
12 2 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.87%) MS Access
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (4.35%) MSI
2 2 (1.45%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.45%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.72%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (7.97%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Legal
3 2 (1.45%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.72%) German Language
4 1 (0.72%) Korean Language
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 47 (34.06%) Analyst
3 31 (22.46%) Service Analyst
4 30 (21.74%) Service Desk Analyst
5 22 (15.94%) Support Analyst
6 21 (15.22%) Desktop Support
7 18 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
8 15 (10.87%) Service Desk Support
9 14 (10.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 14 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (10.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 14 (10.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 13 (9.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 12 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
11 12 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (7.97%) Help Desk Support
12 11 (7.97%) IT Analyst
13 10 (7.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 15 (10.87%) Clustering
3 14 (10.14%) Statistics
4 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.52%) Fat Client
4 9 (6.52%) Thin Client
5 7 (5.07%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.35%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.62%) AS400
8 4 (2.90%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.17%) Replication
10 2 (1.45%) NHS
10 2 (1.45%) PKI
10 2 (1.45%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.72%) BYOD
11 1 (0.72%) EPoS
11 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (49.28%) Windows 7
3 44 (31.88%) Windows Server
4 39 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (25.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (17.39%) Windows 8
7 12 (8.70%) Windows 10
8 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (6.52%) Solaris
10 7 (5.07%) Unix
11 6 (4.35%) Windows Vista
12 5 (3.62%) Windows NT
13 3 (2.17%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.45%) Linux
15 1 (0.72%) AIX
15 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.16%) ITIL
2 20 (14.49%) Problem Management
3 17 (12.32%) Migration
3 17 (12.32%) Service Management
4 13 (9.42%) Service Delivery
5 12 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.07%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 6 (4.35%) Coaching
8 5 (3.62%) Data Protection
8 5 (3.62%) High Availability
8 5 (3.62%) IT Asset Management
8 5 (3.62%) ITSM
8 5 (3.62%) Release Management
8 5 (3.62%) Software Licensing
9 4 (2.90%) Application Packaging
9 4 (2.90%) Change Management
10 3 (2.17%) Information Security
10 3 (2.17%) Network Management
10 3 (2.17%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.94%) SQL
2 10 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.90%) C
3 4 (2.90%) Java
4 2 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.77%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.42%) DV Cleared
3 13 (9.42%) MCP
4 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.90%) MCSE
6 2 (1.45%) Degree
6 2 (1.45%) MCTS
7 1 (0.72%) CCNA
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.72%) ECDL
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.72%) MCDST
7 1 (0.72%) MCITP
7 1 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) SLA
2 5 (3.62%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 87 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.35%) Terminal Services
3 5 (3.62%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.90%) XenApp
5 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.72%) Firmware
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
6 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (15.22%) SCCM
2 20 (14.49%) NetBackup
3 19 (13.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 18 (13.04%) Netcool
5 9 (6.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (5.80%) Unicenter
7 5 (3.62%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.90%) HP SIM
8 4 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (2.17%) WSUS
10 2 (1.45%) DameWare
10 2 (1.45%) ThinApp
11 1 (0.72%) EdgeSight
11 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.72%) SafeCom
11 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 77 (55.80%) Microsoft
2 35 (25.36%) Citrix
3 33 (23.91%) HP
4 21 (15.22%) Veritas
5 18 (13.04%) EMC
6 17 (12.32%) Oracle
7 16 (11.59%) Intel Security
8 9 (6.52%) Cisco
8 9 (6.52%) VMware
9 8 (5.80%) Meridio
10 5 (3.62%) Avaya
10 5 (3.62%) IBM
10 5 (3.62%) ServiceNow
10 5 (3.62%) Symantec
11 4 (2.90%) Becrypt
11 4 (2.90%) Bloomberg
11 4 (2.90%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.17%) Apple
12 3 (2.17%) Lotus
12 3 (2.17%) Reuters
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