The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Staines region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 29 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 0.60% 1.02% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.85% 2.86% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £186 £240 £240
% change year-on-year
-22.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
Operating Systems Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 70 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 32.34% 35.53% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £375 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +191.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
Surrey

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Staines region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Staines region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Staines region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

Windows XP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Packager
1 1 (100.00%) MSI Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft