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 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 186 145 65
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -80
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 77 119 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 1.24% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 5.12% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 97
Median daily rate £225 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £106 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 43 55
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £18.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
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
2157 2323 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.41% 24.26% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1252 1064
Median daily rate £375 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £215 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 238 205
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 July 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 27 July 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
Berkshire -8 23 £275 -18.51% 2
Surrey +8 17 £188 -54.54% 3
Hampshire -20 8 £305 -7.57% 3
East Sussex +12 7 £248 -23.84% 2
West Sussex -9 7 £255 -
Buckinghamshire +12 6 - - 2
Oxfordshire +3 6 £350 -12.50%
Kent +7 3 £160 +77.77% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 88 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 75 (49.34%) MS Office
5 73 (48.03%) Windows 7
6 45 (29.61%) MS Exchange
7 44 (28.95%) ITIL
8 41 (26.97%) Windows Server
9 38 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (25.00%) Citrix
10 34 (22.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (21.71%) Security Cleared
12 32 (21.05%) TCP/IP
13 31 (20.39%) MS Excel
14 27 (17.76%) HP
15 25 (16.45%) LAN
16 24 (15.79%) Windows 8
17 23 (15.13%) Blackberry
17 23 (15.13%) WAN
18 21 (13.82%) DHCP
18 21 (13.82%) DNS
19 20 (13.16%) Service Management
19 20 (13.16%) SC Cleared
20 19 (12.50%) SCCM
20 19 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
20 19 (12.50%) SQL
21 18 (11.84%) MCP
21 18 (11.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
22 17 (11.18%) Office 365
22 17 (11.18%) NetBackup

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 45 (29.61%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (9.87%) SharePoint
4 13 (8.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (7.24%) Live Communications Server
7 7 (4.61%) IIS
8 5 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.97%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.97%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 75 (49.34%) MS Office
2 31 (20.39%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.18%) Office 365
2 10 (6.58%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.66%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 25 (16.45%) LAN
3 23 (15.13%) WAN
4 21 (13.82%) DHCP
4 21 (13.82%) DNS
5 16 (10.53%) SAN
5 16 (10.53%) Wireless
6 10 (6.58%) Internet
7 7 (4.61%) Firewall
7 7 (4.61%) VPN
8 6 (3.95%) Ethernet
9 5 (3.29%) Extranet
9 5 (3.29%) Unified Communications
10 4 (2.63%) FTP
10 4 (2.63%) HTTP
10 4 (2.63%) SMTP
10 4 (2.63%) SSH
11 3 (1.97%) MPLS
11 3 (1.97%) Network Security
11 3 (1.97%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.55%) MS Access
3 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.66%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.66%) Lumira
5 1 (0.66%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.66%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MSI
2 2 (1.32%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.32%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.66%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (9.21%) Finance
2 10 (6.58%) Legal
3 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.32%) Publishing
4 1 (0.66%) Automotive
4 1 (0.66%) Retail
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (39.47%) Analyst
2 46 (30.26%) Support Engineer
3 42 (27.63%) Service Analyst
3 42 (27.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 29 (19.08%) Support Analyst
5 25 (16.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (12.50%) Desktop Support
7 18 (11.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 18 (11.84%) Desktop Engineer
8 16 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 16 (10.53%) Service Desk Support
8 16 (10.53%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 15 (9.87%) Help Desk Support
10 13 (8.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 13 (8.55%) Help Desk Analyst
11 12 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
11 12 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 12 (7.89%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 11 (7.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 11 (7.24%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.66%) .NET
2 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.66%) ODBC
2 1 (0.66%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.66%) Web Services
2 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.13%) Blackberry
2 13 (8.55%) Clustering
3 11 (7.24%) Statistics
4 10 (6.58%) AS400
5 9 (5.92%) Fat Client
5 9 (5.92%) Mathematics
5 9 (5.92%) Thin Client
6 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.61%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.29%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.63%) Replication
10 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.32%) BYOD
11 2 (1.32%) NHS
11 2 (1.32%) PKI
11 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 152 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (48.03%) Windows 7
3 41 (26.97%) Windows Server
4 38 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (22.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (15.79%) Windows 8
7 15 (9.87%) Windows 10
8 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (4.61%) Solaris
10 6 (3.95%) Unix
11 5 (3.29%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.63%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.63%) Linux
12 4 (2.63%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.66%) NetWare
14 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.95%) ITIL
2 20 (13.16%) Service Management
3 14 (9.21%) Coaching
3 14 (9.21%) Problem Management
4 13 (8.55%) Migration
5 11 (7.24%) Mentoring
5 11 (7.24%) Service Delivery
6 9 (5.92%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.95%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.29%) High Availability
8 5 (3.29%) IT Asset Management
8 5 (3.29%) Release Management
9 4 (2.63%) Application Packaging
9 4 (2.63%) ITSM
9 4 (2.63%) Patch Management
9 4 (2.63%) Software Licensing
10 3 (1.97%) Application Discovery
10 3 (1.97%) Information Security
11 2 (1.32%) Change Control
11 2 (1.32%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.50%) SQL
2 11 (7.24%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.92%) C
4 3 (1.97%) VBScript
5 1 (0.66%) C#
5 1 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (21.71%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.84%) MCP
4 11 (7.24%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.32%) MCSE
7 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CCA
7 1 (0.66%) CCNA
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.66%) ECDL
7 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.66%) MCDST
7 1 (0.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) ISO 9000
2 4 (2.63%) SLA
3 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 104 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.61%) Terminal Services
3 6 (3.95%) XenApp
4 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.97%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (12.50%) SCCM
2 18 (11.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (11.18%) NetBackup
4 15 (9.87%) Netcool
5 9 (5.92%) Backup Exec
5 9 (5.92%) HP SIM
5 9 (5.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (5.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (5.26%) Unicenter
7 4 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.97%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.32%) DameWare
9 2 (1.32%) ThinApp
10 1 (0.66%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 88 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 38 (25.00%) Citrix
3 27 (17.76%) HP
4 17 (11.18%) Veritas
5 15 (9.87%) Oracle
6 13 (8.55%) EMC
7 12 (7.89%) Intel Security
8 11 (7.24%) VMware
9 10 (6.58%) Avaya
9 10 (6.58%) IBM
10 9 (5.92%) Becrypt
10 9 (5.92%) Symantec
11 8 (5.26%) Cisco
11 8 (5.26%) Meridio
12 4 (2.63%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.63%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.63%) ThinPrint
13 3 (1.97%) Apple
13 3 (1.97%) Lotus
14 2 (1.32%) Dell
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