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 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 86 80 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 12 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.99% 1.00% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.76% 5.07% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 21
Average daily rate £258 £190 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.52% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £84 £138 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £222 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £194 £140
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +38.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £8.84 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.48% -32.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.94 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.46% -0.46%
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
435 276 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 35.92% 19.77% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 139 146
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £207 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 22 38
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.67 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £47.50 £24.00
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 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 5 February 2016.

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
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 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
Woking +8 3 £100 -36.00%
Guildford - 3 £350 -
Egham - 1 £69 - 1
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (40.00%) MS Office
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
6 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (15.00%) Citrix
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) SCCM
9 3 (15.00%) Android
9 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (10.00%) Application Discovery
10 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
10 2 (10.00%) Software License Management
10 2 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
10 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
10 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) VoIP
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) Android
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (10.00%) Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Unix
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Application Discovery
2 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (10.00%) Software License Management
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) Lotus
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) Progress
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Sophos
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) ThinPrint