Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 197 165
Rank change year-on-year +42 -32 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 49 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.96% 0.30% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.65% 1.37% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 9
East of England median daily rate £154 £350 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.07% +34.62% +36.84%
10th Percentile £120 £327 £106
90th Percentile £181 £406 £358
England median daily rate £165 £175 £188
% change year-on-year -5.71% -6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 9 10
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £13.87 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.88% -0.93% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.85 £12.63 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.68 £18.38 £16.63
England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year -8.45% +1.43% -3.45%

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 1,341 1,093 1,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.19% 21.54% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 525 607
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £135 £130 £149
90th Percentile £587 £561 £525
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 154 152
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £22.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.47% +34.17% -10.81%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.38 £42.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 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 22 October 2018. 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 +14 21 £175 - 2
Cambridgeshire +25 12 - -
Norfolk - 8 - -
Essex -7 5 £173 -50.71% 1
Suffolk - 3 £120 -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 27 (55.10%) Windows 7
3 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
5 19 (38.78%) Windows 10
6 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
7 14 (28.57%) Internet
8 12 (24.49%) Migration
8 12 (24.49%) VPN
8 12 (24.49%) Time Management
8 12 (24.49%) Break/Fix
9 10 (20.41%) HP
10 9 (18.37%) OpenView
10 9 (18.37%) OVSD
11 8 (16.33%) Manufacturing
12 7 (14.29%) ITIL
13 6 (12.24%) Windows Vista
13 6 (12.24%) SCCM
13 6 (12.24%) Skype
13 6 (12.24%) Skype for Business
13 6 (12.24%) Office 365
14 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
14 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (10.20%) Windows 2000
14 5 (10.20%) CRM
14 5 (10.20%) DHCP
14 5 (10.20%) DNS
15 4 (8.16%) Apple
15 4 (8.16%) Thin Client

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 6 (12.24%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.04%) GroupWise
2 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.04%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) Internet
2 12 (24.49%) VPN
3 6 (12.24%) Skype
4 5 (10.20%) DHCP
4 5 (10.20%) DNS
5 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.08%) 3G
6 2 (4.08%) Firewall
7 1 (2.04%) ADSL
7 1 (2.04%) Network Security
7 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Desktop Support
2 16 (32.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Analyst
4 11 (22.45%) Service Analyst
5 10 (20.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (16.33%) Support Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (10.20%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) IT Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) IT Support
9 4 (8.16%) Mobile Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) Deployment Engineer
11 2 (4.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 2 (4.08%) Administrator
11 2 (4.08%) Build Engineer
11 2 (4.08%) Deskside Support
11 2 (4.08%) Deskside Support Engineer
11 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Support
11 2 (4.08%) Senior Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.16%) Fat Client
1 4 (8.16%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (55.10%) Windows 7
3 19 (38.78%) Windows 10
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Vista
5 5 (10.20%) Windows 2000
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Break/Fix
1 12 (24.49%) Migration
1 12 (24.49%) Time Management
2 7 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (10.20%) CRM
3 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL V2
6 1 (2.04%) B2B
6 1 (2.04%) Change Management
6 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MCP
2 1 (2.04%) MCSA
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) MCTS
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) OpenView
1 9 (18.37%) OVSD
2 6 (12.24%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) HP
3 4 (8.16%) Apple
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) Computacenter
5 2 (4.08%) Dell
5 2 (4.08%) IFS
5 2 (4.08%) Juniper
5 2 (4.08%) Sophos
5 2 (4.08%) Xerox
6 1 (2.04%) Altiris
6 1 (2.04%) Compaq
6 1 (2.04%) Lotus
6 1 (2.04%) Novell
6 1 (2.04%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) SAP