Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 21 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 48 54
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.38% 1.00% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.94% 4.50% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Kent median daily rate - £140 £85
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +64.71% -34.62%
South East median daily rate £155 £250 £290
% change year-on-year -38.00% -13.79% +34.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Kent median hourly rate £13.00 - £19.50
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -9.68% +3.33%

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 103 111 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.40% 22.24% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 60 66
Kent median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £130 £135 £148
90th Percentile £453 £453 £494
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 16
Kent median hourly rate £13.00 £19.25 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.47% -2.53% +33.90%
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.16% -9.01% +20.10%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Kent

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows XP in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Kent

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft