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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 198 114 55
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -59
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 75 165 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 1.66% 3.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.16% 6.61% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 55 144
Median daily rate £188 £250 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £425 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 55 74
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £10.27 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.83 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.87 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -4.64%
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
2371 2498 2376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.59% 25.10% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1276 1180
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 229 239
Median hourly rate £18.75 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -16 15 £169 -0.73% 1
Berkshire -12 12 £219 -32.61% 2
Hampshire -36 12 £128 -55.65% 6
West Sussex -16 11 £210 -10.63% 3
East Sussex +2 9 - - 2
Oxfordshire -10 8 - - 1
Kent -16 5 £380 +49.01%
Buckinghamshire -7 2 - - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (72.41%) Active Directory
3 99 (56.90%) Microsoft
4 82 (47.13%) MS Office
5 79 (45.40%) Windows 7
6 57 (32.76%) ITIL
7 53 (30.46%) MS Exchange
8 50 (28.74%) TCP/IP
9 36 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (20.69%) Windows Server
10 35 (20.11%) Blackberry
11 33 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (18.39%) Windows 8
13 27 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (15.52%) Security Cleared
14 25 (14.37%) Citrix
14 25 (14.37%) DNS
14 25 (14.37%) LAN
14 25 (14.37%) WAN
14 25 (14.37%) MS Excel
15 24 (13.79%) SCCM
16 23 (13.22%) HP
16 23 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2003
17 21 (12.07%) Wireless
17 21 (12.07%) Office 365
18 20 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
19 18 (10.34%) Internet
19 18 (10.34%) DHCP
20 17 (9.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 17 (9.77%) VMware

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 53 (30.46%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (9.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (9.20%) IBM Notes
6 11 (6.32%) SharePoint
7 9 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (4.60%) Live Communications Server
9 7 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (4.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.87%) Skype for Business
11 2 (1.15%) Apache
12 1 (0.57%) IIS
12 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 82 (47.13%) MS Office
2 25 (14.37%) MS Excel
3 11 (6.32%) Acrobat
4 4 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.07%) Office 365
2 15 (8.62%) Mimecast
3 4 (2.30%) Google Apps
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (28.74%) TCP/IP
2 25 (14.37%) DNS
2 25 (14.37%) LAN
2 25 (14.37%) WAN
3 21 (12.07%) Wireless
4 18 (10.34%) DHCP
4 18 (10.34%) Internet
5 15 (8.62%) Firewall
6 13 (7.47%) VPN
7 8 (4.60%) FTP
7 8 (4.60%) HTTP
7 8 (4.60%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (4.60%) SAN
7 8 (4.60%) SMTP
7 8 (4.60%) SSH
8 6 (3.45%) SNMP
8 6 (3.45%) SSL
9 3 (1.72%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.72%) IPX
9 3 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.30%) MS Access
3 3 (1.72%) MySQL
3 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.57%) DB2
5 1 (0.57%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.57%) Lumira
5 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.57%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 4 (2.30%) MSI
2 2 (1.15%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.57%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.57%) JUnit
3 1 (0.57%) Maven
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
3 1 (0.57%) Trac
General
1 15 (8.62%) Finance
2 10 (5.75%) Legal
3 2 (1.15%) Back Office
3 2 (1.15%) Electronics
3 2 (1.15%) Marketing
3 2 (1.15%) Publishing
4 1 (0.57%) Advertising
4 1 (0.57%) Automotive
4 1 (0.57%) Banking
4 1 (0.57%) Billing
4 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.57%) Retail
4 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (41.38%) Analyst
2 54 (31.03%) Service Analyst
3 53 (30.46%) Service Desk Analyst
4 40 (22.99%) Support Engineer
5 24 (13.79%) Support Analyst
6 21 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (10.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 19 (10.92%) Desktop Support
8 17 (9.77%) Help Desk Analyst
8 17 (9.77%) Help Desk Support
9 16 (9.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 16 (9.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 16 (9.20%) Service Desk Support
10 15 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (8.62%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 13 (7.47%) 1st Line Support
11 13 (7.47%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 12 (6.90%) IT Analyst
13 10 (5.75%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.72%) .NET
1 3 (1.72%) CSS
1 3 (1.72%) Web Services
2 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.15%) HTML
2 2 (1.15%) jQuery
2 2 (1.15%) LAMP
2 2 (1.15%) XML
3 1 (0.57%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.57%) Ajax
3 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.57%) Java EE
3 1 (0.57%) ODBC
3 1 (0.57%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.57%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.57%) Spring
3 1 (0.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.11%) Blackberry
2 14 (8.05%) AS400
3 11 (6.32%) Mathematics
4 10 (5.75%) Clustering
5 9 (5.17%) Driving Licence
6 8 (4.60%) Fat Client
6 8 (4.60%) Thin Client
7 7 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.02%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.87%) Replication
9 4 (2.30%) NHS
10 3 (1.72%) Statistics
11 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.57%) IVR
12 1 (0.57%) PDA
12 1 (0.57%) PKI
12 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (45.40%) Windows 7
3 36 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 36 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (18.39%) Windows 8
6 27 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (9.20%) Windows 10
8 10 (5.75%) Linux
9 8 (4.60%) Windows Vista
10 7 (4.02%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.87%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (2.30%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.72%) Android
13 3 (1.72%) Debian
13 3 (1.72%) NetWare
13 3 (1.72%) SUSE
13 3 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.76%) ITIL
2 17 (9.77%) Coaching
2 17 (9.77%) Mentoring
3 16 (9.20%) Incident Management
3 16 (9.20%) Service Management
4 15 (8.62%) Release Management
5 11 (6.32%) High Availability
5 11 (6.32%) Migration
6 10 (5.75%) Change Control
6 10 (5.75%) Software Distribution
7 8 (4.60%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.45%) Software Deployment
9 4 (2.30%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.30%) Time Management
10 3 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.72%) Application Discovery
10 3 (1.72%) Application Packaging
10 3 (1.72%) Change Management
10 3 (1.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.90%) C
2 11 (6.32%) SQL
3 8 (4.60%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.72%) C#
4 3 (1.72%) C++
4 3 (1.72%) VBScript
5 2 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.15%) Perl
5 2 (1.15%) PHP
5 2 (1.15%) Ruby
5 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.57%) Java
6 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.05%) MCP
3 13 (7.47%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.87%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.15%) CCA
6 2 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.57%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.57%) CCNA
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.57%) Degree
7 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.57%) MCITP
7 1 (0.57%) MCSA
7 1 (0.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.15%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 126 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.75%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.02%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.30%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.30%) XenApp
5 4 (2.30%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.15%) Samba
6 2 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.15%) XenServer
7 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (13.79%) SCCM
2 12 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 11 (6.32%) DameWare
4 9 (5.17%) HP SIM
4 9 (5.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (2.30%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.30%) Netcool
6 4 (2.30%) Unicenter
6 4 (2.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.72%) SCOM
7 3 (1.72%) Windows Intune
8 2 (1.15%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.57%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (56.90%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.37%) Citrix
3 23 (13.22%) HP
4 17 (9.77%) VMware
5 16 (9.20%) Lotus
6 12 (6.90%) Symantec
7 11 (6.32%) Adobe
7 11 (6.32%) PeopleSoft
8 9 (5.17%) Avaya
8 9 (5.17%) Becrypt
8 9 (5.17%) IBM
9 7 (4.02%) Oracle
10 5 (2.87%) ThinPrint
11 4 (2.30%) AppSense
11 4 (2.30%) Cisco
11 4 (2.30%) EMC
11 4 (2.30%) Google
11 4 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.30%) Sophos
11 4 (2.30%) Veritas
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