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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 113 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 168 309 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.65% 3.26% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.85% 13.33% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 133 88
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£204 £190 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £95 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £170 £225
% change year-on-year
- -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 76 86
Average hourly rate £13.94 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £11.50 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £20.00 £19.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
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
2452 2318 1779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.11% 24.47% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1090 810
Average daily rate £350 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 258 267
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.09 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -37 45 £288 +51.31% 8
Berkshire -26 34 £204 -22.28% 8
Surrey -20 28 £169 -11.18% 11
Oxfordshire -15 25 £248 +182.85%
Buckinghamshire -25 19 £120 -53.84% 5
West Sussex -24 11 £120 -64.31% 1
East Sussex -13 6 £225 +104.54% 1
Kent -12 5 £140 +7.69% 2
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 343 (100.00%) Windows
2 222 (64.72%) Windows 7
3 158 (46.06%) Microsoft
4 155 (45.19%) Active Directory
5 129 (37.61%) MS Office
6 107 (31.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 98 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 91 (26.53%) Security Cleared
9 60 (17.49%) Citrix
9 60 (17.49%) ITIL
10 59 (17.20%) SC Cleared
10 59 (17.20%) SCCM
11 55 (16.03%) MS Excel
12 54 (15.74%) MS Exchange
13 52 (15.16%) VMware
14 50 (14.58%) Migration
15 43 (12.54%) Windows 8
16 39 (11.37%) DV Cleared
17 37 (10.79%) Blackberry
18 33 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
19 30 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (8.75%) VB
20 29 (8.45%) DNS
21 28 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
22 27 (7.87%) WAN
23 26 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
24 25 (7.29%) SQL
25 24 (7.00%) TCP/IP
25 24 (7.00%) Configuration Management
26 23 (6.71%) Analytical Skills

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (15.74%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (6.41%) SharePoint
4 18 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (4.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (3.50%) IIS
6 12 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.04%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.75%) Lync
8 6 (1.75%) Live Communications Server
9 3 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.87%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.87%) Documentum
10 1 (0.29%) CMS
10 1 (0.29%) Site Server
Applications
1 129 (37.61%) MS Office
2 55 (16.03%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.21%) Office 365
2 7 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.87%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.45%) DNS
2 27 (7.87%) WAN
3 24 (7.00%) TCP/IP
4 22 (6.41%) DHCP
4 22 (6.41%) LAN
5 17 (4.96%) Internet
5 17 (4.96%) VPN
6 12 (3.50%) Wireless
7 10 (2.92%) Firewall
8 9 (2.62%) ATM
9 6 (1.75%) SAN
10 5 (1.46%) VoIP
10 5 (1.46%) SSL
11 4 (1.17%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.17%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.87%) Network Security
12 3 (0.87%) VLAN
12 3 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.87%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.17%) MS Access
3 3 (0.87%) MySQL
3 3 (0.87%) DB2
3 3 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.58%) IDOL
5 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.92%) StarTeam
2 4 (1.17%) MSI
2 4 (1.17%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (0.87%) WinRunner
3 3 (0.87%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (5.54%) Finance
2 5 (1.46%) Retail
3 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.87%) Military
4 3 (0.87%) Advertising
5 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.58%) Publishing
5 2 (0.58%) Banking
5 2 (0.58%) French Language
6 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 82 (23.91%) Support Engineer
2 74 (21.57%) Analyst
3 48 (13.99%) Desktop Support
4 41 (11.95%) Support Analyst
5 35 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 35 (10.20%) Desktop Engineer
6 29 (8.45%) IT Support
7 25 (7.29%) Service Desk Analyst
7 25 (7.29%) Service Analyst
8 23 (6.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 22 (6.41%) 1st Line Support
10 17 (4.96%) Rollout Engineer
11 15 (4.37%) Field Engineer
12 14 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (3.79%) IT Support Analyst
14 12 (3.50%) Help Desk Support
14 12 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (3.21%) Support Technician
15 11 (3.21%) IT Support Engineer
15 11 (3.21%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.33%) Application Packaging
2 7 (2.04%) .NET
3 6 (1.75%) HTML
4 5 (1.46%) JSP
5 4 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.87%) APPC
7 2 (0.58%) WSH
7 2 (0.58%) ODBC
7 2 (0.58%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.29%) jQuery
8 1 (0.29%) HTML5
8 1 (0.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.29%) Django
8 1 (0.29%) CSS3
8 1 (0.29%) Kendo UI
8 1 (0.29%) CSS
8 1 (0.29%) XML
8 1 (0.29%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.29%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.79%) Blackberry
2 23 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.92%) Clustering
4 9 (2.62%) NHS
5 7 (2.04%) iPhone
5 7 (2.04%) Open Source
6 6 (1.75%) PDA
7 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.17%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.17%) iPad
9 3 (0.87%) iSeries
9 3 (0.87%) PKI
9 3 (0.87%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.87%) AS400
9 3 (0.87%) Replication
10 2 (0.58%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.58%) VLE
10 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 343 (100.00%) Windows
2 222 (64.72%) Windows 7
3 107 (31.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 98 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (12.54%) Windows 8
6 33 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.96%) Linux
8 15 (4.37%) UNIX
9 13 (3.79%) Windows 2000
10 7 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.75%) Android
11 6 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.46%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.87%) i5/OS
13 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.87%) AIX
13 3 (0.87%) OS/400
14 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (17.49%) ITIL
2 50 (14.58%) Migration
3 24 (7.00%) Configuration Management
4 14 (4.08%) Project Management
4 14 (4.08%) Software Testing
5 12 (3.50%) Service Management
5 12 (3.50%) Network Management
6 11 (3.21%) Incident Management
7 10 (2.92%) Change Management
8 9 (2.62%) Problem Management
8 9 (2.62%) Build Automation
9 8 (2.33%) Mentoring
9 8 (2.33%) Release Management
10 7 (2.04%) Time Management
10 7 (2.04%) High Availability
11 6 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (1.75%) Service Delivery
11 6 (1.75%) Validation
11 6 (1.75%) Test Scripting
11 6 (1.75%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.75%) VB
2 25 (7.29%) SQL
3 21 (6.12%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.33%) VBScript
5 7 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.46%) Java
6 5 (1.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.46%) VBA
7 4 (1.17%) C
8 3 (0.87%) COBOL
8 3 (0.87%) RPG
9 2 (0.58%) C#
10 1 (0.29%) Ruby
10 1 (0.29%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) Delphi
10 1 (0.29%) PHP
10 1 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 91 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 59 (17.20%) SC Cleared
3 39 (11.37%) DV Cleared
4 30 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (6.12%) MCSE
6 11 (3.21%) MCP
7 8 (2.33%) MCSA
8 7 (2.04%) RHCA
8 7 (2.04%) RHCSA
8 7 (2.04%) RHCE
9 6 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.75%) CCNA
10 5 (1.46%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.87%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.58%) CCNP
12 2 (0.58%) Degree
12 2 (0.58%) MCTS
12 2 (0.58%) MCITP
13 1 (0.29%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 155 (45.19%) Active Directory
2 28 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.96%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (3.21%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.04%) XenApp
7 6 (1.75%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.46%) vSphere
9 4 (1.17%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.87%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.58%) XenServer
11 2 (0.58%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 59 (17.20%) SCCM
2 16 (4.66%) SCOM
3 13 (3.79%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 13 (3.79%) Tivoli
4 12 (3.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (3.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.46%) ARCserve
7 4 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.17%) Nessus
7 4 (1.17%) Nmap
8 3 (0.87%) Tivoli NetView
8 3 (0.87%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.58%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.58%) Netcool
9 2 (0.58%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 158 (46.06%) Microsoft
2 60 (17.49%) Citrix
3 52 (15.16%) VMware
4 22 (6.41%) HP
5 21 (6.12%) McAfee
6 16 (4.66%) Cisco
7 14 (4.08%) Oracle
7 14 (4.08%) Apple
8 8 (2.33%) Dell
8 8 (2.33%) Remedy
9 7 (2.04%) IBM
9 7 (2.04%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.75%) Symantec
10 6 (1.75%) Borland
11 5 (1.46%) EMC
12 4 (1.17%) AppSense
13 3 (0.87%) ProCurve
13 3 (0.87%) Lumension
13 3 (0.87%) Altiris
13 3 (0.87%) SAP
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