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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 66 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 26 45 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.90% 3.08% 3.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.83% 10.51% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 15
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£170 £163 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £112 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £380 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 18
Average hourly rate £13.38 £14.86 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% -0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £12.25 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.03 £35.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.95
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +0.35%
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
332 428 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 24.25% 29.34% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 218 142
Average daily rate £375 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £122 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 49 50
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
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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
Redhill - 10 - -
Woking +16 2 £170 +47.82% 2
Guildford -1 2 £285 +50.00% 2
Camberley -4 2 - -
Leatherhead -7 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £110 -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (74.36%) Windows 7
3 15 (38.46%) MS Office
3 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
5 7 (17.95%) Windows 8
6 5 (12.82%) SCCM
6 5 (12.82%) Citrix
6 5 (12.82%) HP
6 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
6 5 (12.82%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) SQL
7 4 (10.26%) WAN
7 4 (10.26%) VPN
7 4 (10.26%) Apple
7 4 (10.26%) SLA
8 3 (7.69%) VMware
8 3 (7.69%) SCOM
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.69%) Line Management
8 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (7.69%) Process Management
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.69%) DNS
8 3 (7.69%) DHCP
8 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.69%) LAN
8 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
9 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (38.46%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) WAN
1 4 (10.26%) VPN
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) DHCP
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) VoIP
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) PSTN
4 1 (2.56%) ADSL
4 1 (2.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Desktop Support
1 11 (28.21%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) IT Support
4 6 (15.38%) Rollout Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Desktop Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.13%) Field Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.13%) Field Service Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Operations Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) ODBC
2 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.13%) BYOD
2 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.56%) iPhone
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (74.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.95%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.13%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX
6 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Line Management
2 3 (7.69%) Process Management
3 2 (5.13%) Service Management
3 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.56%) Migration
4 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VB6
2 1 (2.56%) Ruby
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) C++
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) VB
2 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.56%) CCNA
1 1 (2.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) UAG
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix
2 5 (12.82%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) Apple
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Dell
5 2 (5.13%) Symantec
5 2 (5.13%) McAfee
5 2 (5.13%) Lotus
6 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
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