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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 122 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 153 328 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.56% 3.70% 3.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.38% 15.14% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 130 88
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£222 £180 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.05% -23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £90 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £356 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £145 £225
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -35.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 83 86
Average hourly rate £13.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.98 £12.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £19.94 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% -
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
2398 2167 1641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.47% 24.47% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1179 977 748
Average daily rate £346 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.91% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 254 257
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -40 47 £290 +52.63% 8
Berkshire -33 27 £204 +7.36% 10
Buckinghamshire -32 25 £339 +69.37% 2
Surrey -18 21 £190 -3.79% 8
Oxfordshire -23 14 £248 +182.85%
West Sussex -22 9 £130 -56.66% 1
Kent -19 8 £135 +3.84% 2
East Sussex -14 3 £375 +240.90% 1
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 341 (100.00%) Windows
2 213 (62.46%) Windows 7
3 166 (48.68%) Active Directory
4 154 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 118 (34.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 116 (34.02%) MS Office
7 109 (31.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 91 (26.69%) Security Cleared
9 67 (19.65%) MS Exchange
10 62 (18.18%) Citrix
11 61 (17.89%) SC Cleared
12 59 (17.30%) SCCM
12 59 (17.30%) MS Excel
13 56 (16.42%) VMware
14 53 (15.54%) ITIL
15 42 (12.32%) Migration
16 41 (12.02%) DV Cleared
17 39 (11.44%) Windows 8
18 38 (11.14%) Blackberry
19 33 (9.68%) DNS
19 33 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
20 31 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
21 30 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
22 29 (8.50%) TCP/IP
22 29 (8.50%) HP
23 28 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
24 27 (7.92%) VB
25 26 (7.62%) SQL
26 25 (7.33%) DHCP
26 25 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 67 (19.65%) MS Exchange
2 31 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (5.87%) SharePoint
5 18 (5.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (3.81%) IIS
7 12 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.64%) Live Communications Server
9 7 (2.05%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.88%) Lync
10 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.88%) Documentum
11 1 (0.29%) Site Server
11 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 116 (34.02%) MS Office
2 59 (17.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.59%) assyst
3 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (2.05%) Office 365
2 3 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.68%) DNS
2 29 (8.50%) TCP/IP
3 25 (7.33%) DHCP
4 23 (6.74%) WAN
5 20 (5.87%) Internet
6 19 (5.57%) LAN
7 14 (4.11%) VPN
8 12 (3.52%) Wireless
9 9 (2.64%) Firewall
10 8 (2.35%) ATM
11 5 (1.47%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.47%) SSL
11 5 (1.47%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.17%) VLAN
12 4 (1.17%) SAN
12 4 (1.17%) VoIP
13 3 (0.88%) IPv4
13 3 (0.88%) SNA
13 3 (0.88%) FTP
13 3 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.88%) DB2
2 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.88%) MySQL
3 2 (0.59%) IDOL
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.29%) MS Access
4 1 (0.29%) Informix
4 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.93%) StarTeam
2 4 (1.17%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (1.17%) MSI
3 3 (0.88%) WinRunner
3 3 (0.88%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.29%) NUnit
4 1 (0.29%) Moq
General
1 21 (6.16%) Finance
2 5 (1.47%) Retail
3 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.17%) Advertising
3 4 (1.17%) Military
4 3 (0.88%) Banking
5 2 (0.59%) Publishing
5 2 (0.59%) Back Office
5 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.29%) Law
6 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 76 (22.29%) Support Engineer
2 74 (21.70%) Analyst
3 45 (13.20%) Desktop Support
4 39 (11.44%) Support Analyst
4 39 (11.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 32 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 28 (8.21%) IT Support
7 22 (6.45%) Service Analyst
8 21 (6.16%) Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (6.16%) Rollout Engineer
9 19 (5.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 18 (5.28%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (4.40%) Help Desk Support
12 14 (4.11%) 1st Line Support
13 13 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (3.52%) Field Engineer
14 12 (3.52%) IT Support Analyst
14 12 (3.52%) IT Support Engineer
15 11 (3.23%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.64%) .NET
1 9 (2.64%) Application Packaging
2 7 (2.05%) HTML
3 6 (1.76%) JSP
4 5 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.17%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.88%) APPC
7 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.59%) jQuery
7 2 (0.59%) CSS
7 2 (0.59%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.29%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.29%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.29%) XML
8 1 (0.29%) WSH
8 1 (0.29%) HTML5
8 1 (0.29%) StructureMap
8 1 (0.29%) CSS3
8 1 (0.29%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.14%) Blackberry
2 16 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.11%) Clustering
4 7 (2.05%) NHS
4 7 (2.05%) Open Source
4 7 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.47%) iPhone
5 5 (1.47%) PDA
6 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.17%) iPad
6 4 (1.17%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (1.17%) Replication
7 3 (0.88%) iSeries
7 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.88%) AS400
7 3 (0.88%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.88%) PKI
8 2 (0.59%) VLE
8 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 341 (100.00%) Windows
2 213 (62.46%) Windows 7
3 118 (34.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 109 (31.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (11.44%) Windows 8
6 33 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.99%) Linux
8 16 (4.69%) Windows 2000
8 16 (4.69%) UNIX
9 7 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.76%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.17%) Android
13 3 (0.88%) i5/OS
13 3 (0.88%) AIX
13 3 (0.88%) OS/400
14 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.29%) VMS
14 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.54%) ITIL
2 42 (12.32%) Migration
3 22 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 14 (4.11%) Software Testing
5 13 (3.81%) Incident Management
6 12 (3.52%) Project Management
6 12 (3.52%) Network Management
7 10 (2.93%) Time Management
7 10 (2.93%) High Availability
7 10 (2.93%) Service Delivery
8 8 (2.35%) Build Automation
9 7 (2.05%) Data Migration
9 7 (2.05%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.05%) Validation
10 6 (1.76%) Workflow
10 6 (1.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (1.76%) Service Management
10 6 (1.76%) Problem Management
10 6 (1.76%) Release Management
10 6 (1.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.92%) VB
2 26 (7.62%) SQL
3 21 (6.16%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.64%) VBScript
5 7 (2.05%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.05%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.47%) Java
7 4 (1.17%) C
8 3 (0.88%) C#
8 3 (0.88%) COBOL
8 3 (0.88%) RPG
9 2 (0.59%) VBA
10 1 (0.29%) Python
10 1 (0.29%) Ruby
10 1 (0.29%) PHP
10 1 (0.29%) Delphi
10 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 91 (26.69%) Security Cleared
2 61 (17.89%) SC Cleared
3 41 (12.02%) DV Cleared
4 28 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (6.16%) MCSE
6 12 (3.52%) MCP
7 7 (2.05%) MCSA
7 7 (2.05%) RHCE
7 7 (2.05%) RHCA
7 7 (2.05%) RHCSA
8 6 (1.76%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.76%) Degree
8 6 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.47%) CCNA
10 4 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.88%) VCP4
11 3 (0.88%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.59%) MCTS
12 2 (0.59%) MCITP
12 2 (0.59%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.16%) SLA
2 3 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 166 (48.68%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.11%) VMware ESX
5 13 (3.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (2.93%) XenApp
7 6 (1.76%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.76%) vSphere
8 5 (1.47%) Nmap
8 5 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.17%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.88%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.88%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.59%) XenServer
12 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 59 (17.30%) SCCM
2 14 (4.11%) SCOM
3 13 (3.81%) Tivoli
3 13 (3.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (3.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (3.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 8 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.76%) ARCserve
6 6 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.47%) Unicenter
7 5 (1.47%) Nessus
8 4 (1.17%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.17%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.88%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.88%) Tivoli NetView
10 2 (0.59%) Netcool
10 2 (0.59%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
11 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 154 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 62 (18.18%) Citrix
3 56 (16.42%) VMware
4 29 (8.50%) HP
5 22 (6.45%) McAfee
6 19 (5.57%) Cisco
7 16 (4.69%) Oracle
8 12 (3.52%) Apple
9 11 (3.23%) Remedy
10 9 (2.64%) IBM
11 8 (2.35%) Symantec
12 7 (2.05%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.76%) Borland
13 6 (1.76%) SAP
13 6 (1.76%) Dell
14 5 (1.47%) EMC
14 5 (1.47%) CA
15 4 (1.17%) AppSense
15 4 (1.17%) Lumension
16 3 (0.88%) ProCurve
Berkshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £100 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £18.00 - £19.00 per hour + £18.50 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour + 1.5x for night shift work
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £18.00 - £21.00 per hour + n/a
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £8 - £9.66 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £12 - £14.75 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago