The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 24 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 Suffolk 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 27 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.45% 4.23% 3.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.98% 24.24% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £138 £265 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.11% +40.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 33 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.31% 17.46% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 28
Average daily rate £235 £450 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +56.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 6 £138 -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Windows XP
East of England

Windows XP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) MCP
4 4 (28.57%) MCITP
4 4 (28.57%) SCCM
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) MCSE
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Kaspersky
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) NHS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) Build Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) MCP
1 4 (28.57%) MCSE
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (28.57%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Kaspersky
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