Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 160 130
Rank change year-on-year +21 -30 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 53 33 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.20% 0.77% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.53% 3.23% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 20
East of England median daily rate £123 £288 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.39% +69.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £100 £120 £113
90th Percentile £387 £328 £354
England median daily rate £150 £150 £179
% change year-on-year - -16.08% +0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 14 20
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £14.35 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.89% +4.36% +1.85%
10th Percentile £9.17 £11.72 £8.70
90th Percentile £16.68 £17.05 £21.28
England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

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 959 1,022 1,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.77% 23.76% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 532 588
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +1.45%
10th Percentile £135 £150 £154
90th Percentile £550 £563 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 131 200
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.28% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.13 £43.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +5.20%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 30 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 12 £123 - 2
Bedfordshire -7 4 £105 -12.50%
Essex +9 3 £382 -
Norfolk - 3 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (41.51%) VPN
3 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
4 17 (32.08%) Internet
5 15 (28.30%) Migration
5 15 (28.30%) Time Management
6 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
7 12 (22.64%) Windows Vista
8 11 (20.75%) OVSD
8 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
8 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
8 11 (20.75%) Break/Fix
8 11 (20.75%) OpenView
8 11 (20.75%) HP
9 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
9 8 (15.09%) Citrix
9 8 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
10 6 (11.32%) Lotus
10 6 (11.32%) Firewall
10 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
10 6 (11.32%) IBM Notes
10 6 (11.32%) CRM
10 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
10 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
11 5 (9.43%) Apple

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 (11.32%) IBM Notes
2 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) VPN
2 17 (32.08%) Internet
3 6 (11.32%) Firewall
3 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.66%) DHCP
4 3 (5.66%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) LAN
4 3 (5.66%) Wireless
5 1 (1.89%) ADSL
5 1 (1.89%) DMZ
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
3 1 (1.89%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
1 16 (30.19%) Desktop Support
2 12 (22.64%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Service Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (9.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) IT Support
8 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.66%) Installation Technician
8 3 (5.66%) IT Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Desktop Support
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Windows Vista
3 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
3 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Migration
1 15 (28.30%) Time Management
2 11 (20.75%) Break/Fix
3 8 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (11.32%) CRM
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL
6 2 (3.77%) IT Strategy
6 2 (3.77%) ITSM
6 2 (3.77%) Server Building
6 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (1.89%) B2B
7 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) OpenView
1 11 (20.75%) OVSD
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) HP
3 8 (15.09%) Citrix
4 6 (11.32%) Lotus
5 5 (9.43%) Apple
5 5 (9.43%) VMware
6 3 (5.66%) Symantec
7 2 (3.77%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco
8 1 (1.89%) McAfee
8 1 (1.89%) NetApp
8 1 (1.89%) Remedy
8 1 (1.89%) SAP