Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 March 2019 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 157 155
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 49 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.20% 0.78% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.81% 3.61% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
East of England median daily rate £185 £226 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.23% -21.30% +35.45%
10th Percentile £150 £99 £120
90th Percentile £440 £389 £400
England median daily rate £145 £170 £218
% change year-on-year -14.71% -21.84% +15.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 13
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -21.88% +28.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.60 £13.22
90th Percentile £16.00 £14.88 £17.45
England median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - -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 the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,019 996 1,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.91% 21.62% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 541 570
East of England median daily rate £375 £363 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.94% -0.36%
10th Percentile £128 £130 £154
90th Percentile £544 £556 £525
England median daily rate £435 £438 £418
% change year-on-year -0.57% +4.79% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 135 141
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.08 £47.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -2.94%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in the East of England

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in the East of England

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows XP in the East of England

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in the East of England

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +17 31 £188 - 1
Cambridgeshire +21 11 £138 -39.23%
Essex -10 3 £375 -1.83%
Bedfordshire +16 2 £180 +75.61%
Suffolk +8 1 £600 -
Norfolk +5 1 - -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (40.82%) Windows 7
4 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
5 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
5 17 (34.69%) Windows 10
6 15 (30.61%) VPN
7 13 (26.53%) Migration
7 13 (26.53%) Time Management
8 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (22.45%) Internet
9 11 (22.45%) HP
10 9 (18.37%) OpenView
10 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
10 9 (18.37%) Break/Fix
11 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
11 7 (14.29%) Windows 8
12 6 (12.24%) OVSD
13 5 (10.20%) Windows Vista
13 5 (10.20%) Apple
13 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
14 4 (8.16%) Office 365
14 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
14 4 (8.16%) SCCM
15 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
15 3 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 3 (6.12%) Firewall
15 3 (6.12%) Wireless

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (6.12%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) VPN
2 11 (22.45%) Internet
3 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.12%) Firewall
4 3 (6.12%) Skype
4 3 (6.12%) Wireless
5 2 (4.08%) DHCP
5 2 (4.08%) MPLS
5 2 (4.08%) VLAN
5 2 (4.08%) VoIP
5 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
General
1 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Desktop Support
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Service Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Deskside Support
4 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Mobile Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
1 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) AS400
3 1 (2.04%) SCADA
3 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.82%) Windows 7
3 17 (34.69%) Windows 10
4 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Vista
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.12%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.04%) Android
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Migration
1 13 (26.53%) Time Management
2 9 (18.37%) Break/Fix
3 2 (4.08%) CRM
3 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL
3 2 (4.08%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.04%) Active Listening
4 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.04%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (2.04%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) VB
1 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.04%) MCP
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) OpenView
2 6 (12.24%) OVSD
3 4 (8.16%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) HP
3 5 (10.20%) Apple
4 2 (4.08%) IFS
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Lotus
5 1 (2.04%) Rockwell
5 1 (2.04%) Wonderware