The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 77 57 39
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 17 33 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.11% 2.54% 3.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.45% 10.89% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 18
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£213 £193 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £159 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £374 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £150 £159
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 17
Average hourly rate £15.73 £12.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.36% -28.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.05 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £12.45 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
382 303 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 24.87% 23.33% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 174 194
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 44 53
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £31.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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
Guildford -13 2 - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (63.46%) Active Directory
3 29 (55.77%) Windows 7
4 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (42.31%) MS Office
6 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
10 11 (21.15%) Citrix
11 10 (19.23%) SLA
11 10 (19.23%) ITIL
12 9 (17.31%) Windows 8
13 7 (13.46%) SCCM
14 6 (11.54%) Law
14 6 (11.54%) Apple
15 5 (9.62%) Migration
15 5 (9.62%) VMware
15 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
15 5 (9.62%) WorkSite
15 5 (9.62%) Cisco
15 5 (9.62%) HP
15 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
15 5 (9.62%) VPN
16 4 (7.69%) LAN
16 4 (7.69%) WAN
16 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
16 4 (7.69%) Symantec
16 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
16 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) WorkSite
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) MS Office
2 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
1 5 (9.62%) VPN
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 3 (5.77%) Wireless
4 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 2 (3.85%) SAN
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) NAS
5 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (11.54%) Law
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Analyst
2 16 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 15 (28.85%) Desktop Support
4 11 (21.15%) Support Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (19.23%) Help Desk Support
6 9 (17.31%) Service Analyst
7 8 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (13.46%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (13.46%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (9.62%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 5 (9.62%) 1st Line Support
11 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 3 (5.77%) IT Support
12 3 (5.77%) Desktop Team Leader
12 3 (5.77%) Team Leader
12 3 (5.77%) Field Support Engineer
12 3 (5.77%) Rollout Engineer
12 3 (5.77%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.92%) HTML5
2 1 (1.92%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.92%) WinForms
2 1 (1.92%) Flash
2 1 (1.92%) XHTML
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.77%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.77%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (55.77%) Windows 7
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (17.31%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.85%) Linux
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.92%) UNIX
7 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Migration
2 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.77%) Service Management
3 3 (5.77%) Process Management
3 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.77%) Line Management
4 2 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.92%) ITSM
5 1 (1.92%) MVC
5 1 (1.92%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (1.92%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) ActionScript 3.0
1 1 (1.92%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (1.92%) C#
1 1 (1.92%) C++
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
1 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) MCP
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) MCTS
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (63.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.92%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.92%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) Citrix
3 6 (11.54%) Apple
4 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco
4 5 (9.62%) HP
5 4 (7.69%) Symantec
6 3 (5.77%) Altiris
7 2 (3.85%) CA
7 2 (3.85%) Veeam
7 2 (3.85%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.92%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.92%) FrontRange
8 1 (1.92%) Juniper
8 1 (1.92%) Dell
8 1 (1.92%) Royalblue
8 1 (1.92%) Remedy