Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 150 116
Rank change year-on-year -16 -34 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 33 29 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.72% 0.65% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.34% 2.72% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 29
East of England median daily rate £333 £288 £187
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.65% +53.74% +15.08%
10th Percentile £100 £120 £118
90th Percentile £384 £400 £406
England median daily rate £171 £230 £185
% change year-on-year -25.65% +24.32% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 29
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +23.08% -3.70%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.94 £8.50
90th Percentile £13.75 £17.28 £21.30
England median hourly rate £13.19 £13.78 £14.00
% change year-on-year -4.26% -1.61% -

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 988 1,065 1,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.46% 23.99% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 532 558
East of England median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £130 £158 £148
90th Percentile £550 £525 £516
England median daily rate £428 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 135 243
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% - +5.36%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.06 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £48.50
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +3.13%

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 25 February 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 February 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 +1 19 - - 2
Essex -2 5 £382 -
Cambridgeshire -14 4 £226 - 4
Bedfordshire -15 3 £105 -12.50%
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) VPN
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
7 8 (24.24%) HP
7 8 (24.24%) Citrix
7 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (21.21%) Internet
8 7 (21.21%) OpenView
8 7 (21.21%) OVSD
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Vista
9 6 (18.18%) Time Management
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 6 (18.18%) Lotus
9 6 (18.18%) IBM Notes
10 5 (15.15%) Migration
10 5 (15.15%) VMware
10 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
10 5 (15.15%) ITIL
10 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
10 5 (15.15%) vSphere
10 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.15%) SCCM
11 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
11 4 (12.12%) SAP
11 4 (12.12%) LAN
11 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP

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 (18.18%) IBM Notes
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) VPN
2 7 (21.21%) Internet
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) DMZ
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) German Language
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.06%) Data Centre Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Vista
5 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Time Management
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 3 (9.09%) ITSM
3 3 (9.09%) Server Building
3 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (3.03%) Break/Fix
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.03%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) MCP
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) vSphere
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) OpenView
1 7 (21.21%) OVSD
2 5 (15.15%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Citrix
2 8 (24.24%) HP
3 6 (18.18%) Lotus
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) SAP
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (3.03%) Apple
7 1 (3.03%) McAfee
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec