Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 193 167
Rank change year-on-year +33 -26 -38
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 46 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.92% 0.35% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.39% 1.69% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 11
East of England median daily rate £154 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.07% +27.27% +25.00%
10th Percentile £116 £189 £120
90th Percentile £326 £401 £400
England median daily rate £145 £175 £230
% change year-on-year -17.14% -23.91% +21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 11 7
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £10.70 £13.00 £9.90
90th Percentile £16.14 £17.50 £17.25
England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year -8.45% +1.43% -

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 1,355 1,068 1,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.18% 20.92% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 556 577
East of England median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -
10th Percentile £135 £130 £158
90th Percentile £588 £550 £515
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 150 144
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £28.72 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.55% +74.06% -4.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.48 £10.63
90th Percentile £45.10 £52.63 £43.38
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 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 11 December 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
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 11 December 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 +15 20 £175 -
Cambridgeshire - 10 £115 - 3
Norfolk - 7 - -
Essex -18 5 £173 -50.71%
Suffolk - 4 £120 -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
5 15 (32.61%) Windows 10
6 14 (30.43%) VPN
7 13 (28.26%) Internet
8 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 12 (26.09%) HP
9 11 (23.91%) OpenView
10 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
10 9 (19.57%) Migration
10 9 (19.57%) Time Management
10 9 (19.57%) OVSD
11 8 (17.39%) Break/Fix
12 7 (15.22%) ITIL
13 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
13 6 (13.04%) SCCM
13 6 (13.04%) Office 365
13 6 (13.04%) Skype
13 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
14 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000
14 5 (10.87%) DNS
14 5 (10.87%) DHCP
14 5 (10.87%) Apple
15 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
15 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
15 4 (8.70%) Risk Assessment

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 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.17%) GroupWise
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.17%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) VPN
2 13 (28.26%) Internet
3 6 (13.04%) Skype
4 5 (10.87%) DHCP
4 5 (10.87%) DNS
5 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.35%) 3G
6 2 (4.35%) Firewall
7 1 (2.17%) ADSL
7 1 (2.17%) Network Security
7 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Desktop Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Service Analyst
4 11 (23.91%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) Desktop Support
6 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Mobile Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) IT Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) IT Support
10 2 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 2 (4.35%) Administrator
10 2 (4.35%) Deskside Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Deskside Support
10 2 (4.35%) Deskside Support Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Desktop Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Administrator
11 1 (2.17%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
1 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) AS400
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (32.61%) Windows 10
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.17%) Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Migration
1 9 (19.57%) Time Management
2 8 (17.39%) Break/Fix
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL V2
7 1 (2.17%) Change Management
7 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.35%) VB
2 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) MCP
2 1 (2.17%) MCSA
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) MCTS
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) OpenView
2 9 (19.57%) OVSD
3 6 (13.04%) SCCM
4 2 (4.35%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) HP
3 5 (10.87%) Apple
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.35%) Citrix
6 2 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (4.35%) IFS
6 2 (4.35%) Juniper
6 2 (4.35%) Sophos
6 2 (4.35%) Xerox
7 1 (2.17%) Altiris
7 1 (2.17%) Compaq
7 1 (2.17%) Lotus
7 1 (2.17%) Novell
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.17%) Rockwell
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) Wonderware