Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 174 131
Rank change year-on-year -8 -43 -37
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 17 24 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.49% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.53% 2.04% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 31
East of England median daily rate £350 £310 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +55.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £189 £127 £110
90th Percentile £401 £400 £406
England median daily rate £175 £237 £188
% change year-on-year -26.16% +26.40% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 34
East of England median hourly rate £14.25 £16.13 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.66% +24.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £12.83 £9.00 £8.75
90th Percentile £17.94 £18.08 £27.08
England median hourly rate £14.20 £13.69 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.73% -5.59% +3.57%

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 1113 1179 1395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.57% 24.17% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 620 673
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £130 £159 £146
90th Percentile £550 £515 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 150 251
East of England median hourly rate £21.28 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.94% -2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £11.99 £10.74 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.63 £43.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Hertfordshire -10 6 - -
Essex -18 6 £350 +211.11%
Bedfordshire -6 5 £335 -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) Time Management
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
6 4 (23.53%) SCCM
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (17.65%) SAP
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
8 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
8 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (11.76%) Server Building
8 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
8 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) Publishing
8 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (11.76%) vSphere

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 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) German Language
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 3 (17.65%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) EPoS
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Time Management
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) Server Building
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.88%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) OVSD
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec