Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 61 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.64% 0.73% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 4.21% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Kent median daily rate - £150 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -60.53% +181.48%
South East median daily rate £130 £145 £188
% change year-on-year -10.34% -22.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Kent median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% - -
South East 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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 138 95 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 29.24% 17.27% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 68 101
Kent median daily rate £328 £340 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.68% -12.82% +7.59%
10th Percentile £148 £143 £246
90th Percentile £475 £525 £513
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 3
Kent median hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.69% -14.75% -4.69%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.56 £10.43
90th Percentile £56.25 £17.00 £36.08
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +16.67% -20.53% +16.87%

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

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 24 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
Canterbury - 2 - -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Windows XP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Apple

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 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Support
2 1 (33.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple