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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 108 112
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.94% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.53% 3.85% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 14
Median daily rate - £170 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £180 £175
% change year-on-year -16.66% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £14.60 £94.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -3.70% -  

Windows XP is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 587 623 809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 25.09% 24.53% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 345 427
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 97 101
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £35.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Windows XP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -6 6 - - 3
Bedfordshire -9 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - - 3
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (30.00%) Symantec
5 9 (30.00%) Migration
6 8 (26.67%) Time Management
7 6 (20.00%) ITIL
7 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (16.67%) Apple
9 4 (13.33%) Sophos
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (13.33%) MCP
9 4 (13.33%) MCSE
9 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) Office 365
9 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Vista
9 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Security Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
9 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
9 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
9 4 (13.33%) Programme Delivery
10 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
10 3 (10.00%) SCCM

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 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.00%) VPN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
1 3 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
1 1 (3.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Publishing
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (23.33%) Desktop Support
3 6 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) IT Support
5 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Hardware Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Vista
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) Time Management
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Security Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
5 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Break/Fix
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Release Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) REXX
2 1 (3.33%) Tcl
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) MCP
1 4 (13.33%) MCSE
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Symantec
3 5 (16.67%) Apple
4 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
4 4 (13.33%) Sophos
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe
6 1 (3.33%) Altiris
6 1 (3.33%) BMC
6 1 (3.33%) CA
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Lotus
6 1 (3.33%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) Samsung
6 1 (3.33%) Wyse
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