Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows XP
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 53 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +66
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.64% 0.86% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.84% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £105 £120 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
East of England median daily rate £335 £268 £185
% change year-on-year +25.23% +44.59% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% +18.52% +3.85%

Windows XP is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 141 115 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 22.45% 19.86% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 65 62
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £125 £163 £113
90th Percentile £500 £523 £500
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 43
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -60.00% +127.27%
10th Percentile £14.05 £11.25 £13.20
90th Percentile £47.47 £14.00 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +39.39% -8.33% +9.09%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Bedfordshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Bedfordshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows XP in Bedfordshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Bedfordshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 2 £218 -
Bedford 0 1 - - 1
Windows XP
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) EPoS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec
1 1 (25.00%) VMware