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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 156 112 49
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -63
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 97 154 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 1.66% 3.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.58% 6.78% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 58 106
Average daily rate £200 £216 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% +18.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £130 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £194 £140
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +38.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 78
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.45 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £39.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.94 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.46% -0.46%
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
2118 2270 2027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.76% 24.42% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1115 900
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £179 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 185 239
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 -12 25 £200 -31.03% 13
Berkshire +1 21 £246 +20.71%
Oxfordshire +6 19 £130 -60.00% 1
Surrey -6 12 £258 +35.52% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 7 £325 +35.41% 1
East Sussex +13 6 £313 -16.66% 1
West Sussex +2 6 £375 +188.46%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 148 (68.52%) Active Directory
3 111 (51.39%) Windows 7
4 103 (47.69%) Microsoft
5 76 (35.19%) MS Office
6 62 (28.70%) ITIL
7 52 (24.07%) TCP/IP
7 52 (24.07%) Windows 8
8 51 (23.61%) MS Exchange
9 47 (21.76%) Security Cleared
9 47 (21.76%) Windows Server
10 45 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 43 (19.91%) SCCM
12 39 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (15.74%) VMware
15 32 (14.81%) MS Excel
16 30 (13.89%) DNS
16 30 (13.89%) Blackberry
17 27 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
18 26 (12.04%) HP
19 23 (10.65%) SC Cleared
20 21 (9.72%) Windows Vista
21 20 (9.26%) Citrix
22 19 (8.80%) Linux
22 19 (8.80%) Migration
23 17 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
23 17 (7.87%) DV Cleared
23 17 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
23 17 (7.87%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (23.61%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (7.41%) IBM Notes
4 15 (6.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.31%) IIS
8 3 (1.39%) Live Communications Server
8 3 (1.39%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.93%) Apache
9 2 (0.93%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.46%) Lync
Applications
1 76 (35.19%) MS Office
2 32 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.09%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.41%) Office 365
2 9 (4.17%) Mimecast
3 6 (2.78%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (24.07%) TCP/IP
2 30 (13.89%) DNS
3 17 (7.87%) Internet
4 16 (7.41%) LAN
5 14 (6.48%) DHCP
5 14 (6.48%) WAN
5 14 (6.48%) Wireless
6 13 (6.02%) VPN
7 11 (5.09%) Firewall
8 10 (4.63%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (4.63%) SNMP
8 10 (4.63%) SSL
9 6 (2.78%) VoIP
10 5 (2.31%) Kerberos
10 5 (2.31%) SAN
11 4 (1.85%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.85%) FTP
11 4 (1.85%) HTTP
11 4 (1.85%) SMTP
11 4 (1.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.39%) MySQL
4 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.46%) DB2
5 1 (0.46%) Lumira
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.46%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) MSI
2 3 (1.39%) InstallShield
2 3 (1.39%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.93%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.46%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.46%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.46%) JIRA
4 1 (0.46%) JUnit
4 1 (0.46%) Maven
4 1 (0.46%) Subversion
4 1 (0.46%) Trac
General
1 13 (6.02%) Finance
2 5 (2.31%) Banking
2 5 (2.31%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.39%) Advertising
3 3 (1.39%) Marketing
3 3 (1.39%) Retail
3 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.93%) Back Office
4 2 (0.93%) Electronics
4 2 (0.93%) Military
5 1 (0.46%) Automotive
5 1 (0.46%) Billing
5 1 (0.46%) French Language
5 1 (0.46%) Legal
5 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (25.00%) Analyst
2 46 (21.30%) Support Engineer
3 36 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 35 (16.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 32 (14.81%) Desktop Support
6 31 (14.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 27 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (10.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 19 (8.80%) 1st Line Support
9 19 (8.80%) Support Analyst
10 18 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 18 (8.33%) IT Support
11 17 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 16 (7.41%) IT Analyst
13 12 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
13 12 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
14 11 (5.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 10 (4.63%) Build Engineer
15 10 (4.63%) IT Engineer
16 9 (4.17%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.39%) .NET
1 3 (1.39%) CSS
1 3 (1.39%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (0.93%) HTML
2 2 (0.93%) jQuery
2 2 (0.93%) LAMP
2 2 (0.93%) Web Services
2 2 (0.93%) XML
3 1 (0.46%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.46%) Ajax
3 1 (0.46%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.46%) Java EE
3 1 (0.46%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.46%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.46%) Spring
3 1 (0.46%) WAP
3 1 (0.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.89%) Blackberry
2 17 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.70%) AS400
3 8 (3.70%) Clustering
4 7 (3.24%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.78%) Device Driver
6 5 (2.31%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.31%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.31%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.85%) Replication
7 4 (1.85%) User Experience
8 3 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.39%) NHS
9 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.93%) Statistics
10 1 (0.46%) Handset
10 1 (0.46%) IVR
10 1 (0.46%) PDA
10 1 (0.46%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 111 (51.39%) Windows 7
3 52 (24.07%) Windows 8
4 47 (21.76%) Windows Server
5 45 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (9.72%) Windows Vista
9 19 (8.80%) Linux
10 13 (6.02%) Windows 2000
11 10 (4.63%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.31%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.31%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.85%) Android
13 4 (1.85%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.85%) Unix
14 3 (1.39%) Debian
14 3 (1.39%) NetWare
14 3 (1.39%) SUSE
14 3 (1.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.70%) ITIL
2 19 (8.80%) Migration
3 15 (6.94%) Release Management
4 14 (6.48%) Incident Management
4 14 (6.48%) Software Distribution
5 13 (6.02%) Software Deployment
6 12 (5.56%) High Availability
7 11 (5.09%) Application Packaging
7 11 (5.09%) Service Management
8 10 (4.63%) Change Control
8 10 (4.63%) Configuration Management
8 10 (4.63%) Mentoring
9 8 (3.70%) Coaching
9 8 (3.70%) Integration Testing
10 5 (2.31%) Software Engineering
10 5 (2.31%) Time Management
11 4 (1.85%) Application Discovery
11 4 (1.85%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (1.85%) Service Delivery
12 3 (1.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.48%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.63%) SQL
2 10 (4.63%) VBScript
3 9 (4.17%) C
4 7 (3.24%) C#
4 7 (3.24%) C++
5 4 (1.85%) Ada
5 4 (1.85%) Ada 83
5 4 (1.85%) Ada 95
6 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.39%) VB
7 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.93%) Perl
7 2 (0.93%) PHP
7 2 (0.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.46%) Java
8 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.46%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 47 (21.76%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.65%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.87%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.78%) MCP
5 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.39%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.39%) MCITP
7 2 (0.93%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.93%) CCA
7 2 (0.93%) CCNA
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.93%) MCSA
7 2 (0.93%) MCSE
7 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.46%) Degree
8 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.46%) MCDST
8 1 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.48%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 148 (68.52%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.63%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.24%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.24%) XenApp
5 6 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.31%) vSphere
6 5 (2.31%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.85%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.93%) Samba
9 2 (0.93%) XenServer
10 1 (0.46%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (19.91%) SCCM
2 11 (5.09%) DameWare
3 5 (2.31%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.31%) SCOM
4 4 (1.85%) HP SIM
4 4 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.39%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.93%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.93%) WSUS
7 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.46%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 103 (47.69%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.74%) VMware
3 26 (12.04%) HP
4 20 (9.26%) Citrix
5 17 (7.87%) Lotus
6 11 (5.09%) Adobe
6 11 (5.09%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (3.24%) LANDesk
8 6 (2.78%) Google
9 5 (2.31%) Cisco
9 5 (2.31%) Dell
9 5 (2.31%) Oracle
9 5 (2.31%) Symantec
10 4 (1.85%) Becrypt
10 4 (1.85%) McAfee
10 4 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.85%) Remedy
10 4 (1.85%) Sophos
11 3 (1.39%) Brocade
11 3 (1.39%) Lumension
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