Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 22 November 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 98 121
Rank change year-on-year -33 +23 -48
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.21% 0.74% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.99% 3.39% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £128 £263 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.43% -34.38% +50.94%
10th Percentile £108 £125 £296
90th Percentile £159 £474 £453
South East median daily rate £155 £250 £290
% change year-on-year -38.00% -13.79% +34.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -10.16% +15.29%
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -9.68% +3.33%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 506 384 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.42% 21.96% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 173 206
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +3.33% +16.73%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £245
90th Percentile £500 £513 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 49
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +13.21%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.43 £9.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.50 £31.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £18.75
% change year-on-year +2.58% -9.01% +19.20%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Buckinghamshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Buckinghamshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Buckinghamshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Milton Keynes -36 2 £155 -59.34%
Aylesbury +3 1 £140 -
High Wycombe -11 1 £115 +21.05%
Windows XP
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) French Language
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) German Language
3 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Migration

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) French Language
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft