Period
to 7 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 7 June 2020 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 158 152
Rank change year-on-year +52 -6 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 11 10 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.56% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.47% 1.48% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Median daily rate £135 £156 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.60% +7.76% -30.12%
10th Percentile £120 £101 £111
90th Percentile £215 £494 £430
South East median daily rate £130 £186 £145
% change year-on-year -30.20% +28.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.86 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.19% - +98.87%
10th Percentile £12.24 £14.29 £11.17
90th Percentile £17.50 £31.94 £18.28
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% - -7.14%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 317 677 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.01% 16.59% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 349 398
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +2.83%
10th Percentile £130 £173 £174
90th Percentile £616 £575 £571
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 50 47
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -24.34% +19.70%
10th Percentile £12.87 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £43.25 £47.69 £41.65
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +12.90%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Berkshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows XP in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Windows XP in Berkshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows XP in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Berkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 7 June 2020. 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
Reading +26 6 £120 -
Slough +13 3 £135 +42.11%
Windows XP
South East

For the 6 months to 7 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Vista
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) Office 365
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (45.45%) Apple
6 3 (27.27%) Acrobat
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (27.27%) Remedy
6 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe
6 3 (27.27%) ITSM
6 3 (27.27%) Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) WebEx

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (27.27%) Acrobat
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) WebEx
1 3 (27.27%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 3 (27.27%) PDA
1 3 (27.27%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Vista
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) MCDST
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (18.18%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Apple
3 3 (27.27%) Adobe
3 3 (27.27%) Bomgar
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Peregrine
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Okta