The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.15% - 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% - 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £163
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £7.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 33 45 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 12.69% 16.48% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 22
Median daily rate £350 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% -12.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £253 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -24.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing Windows XP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Bracknell

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Bracknell

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Netcool
3 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Meridio
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Unicenter

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Meridio
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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