Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 29 March 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 63 82
Rank change year-on-year +8 +19 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 18 12 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.16% 1.20% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.65% 5.50% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Median daily rate £250 £138 £226
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -39.23% -
10th Percentile £100 £113 £116
90th Percentile £562 £156 £388
East of England median daily rate £250 £185 £226
% change year-on-year +35.14% -18.23% -21.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Median hourly rate £18.63 £12.59 £11.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.93% +6.88% -18.76%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.88 £11.17
90th Percentile £20.39 £16.27 £12.39
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -21.88%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 208 218 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.94% 21.80% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 98 112
Median daily rate £400 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.20% +1.89% +5.77%
10th Percentile £148 £108 £143
90th Percentile £554 £586 £525
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 63
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £14.42 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.25 £46.05 £52.50
Median hourly rate £17.10 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +6.88% +0.88% -9.37%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Cambridgeshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for Windows XP in Cambridgeshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows XP in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows XP in Cambridgeshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Cambridgeshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 29 March 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
Cambridge +13 13 £494 +259.09%
Peterborough -5 5 £110 -
Windows XP
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) Migration
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Time Management
3 10 (55.56%) Break/Fix
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Service Design
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (16.67%) SLA
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (11.11%) Project Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Governance
7 2 (11.11%) SCCM
7 2 (11.11%) Office 365
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (5.56%) vMotion
8 1 (5.56%) Security Hardening
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (5.56%) NAS
8 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Exchange Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) VMS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Break/Fix
1 10 (55.56%) Migration
1 10 (55.56%) Time Management
2 4 (22.22%) Service Design
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Project Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Security Hardening
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) VMware