The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 59 68 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 13 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.74% 0.27% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.10% 1.21% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £100 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.51% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £200 £165
% change year-on-year -20.00% +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +0.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  

Windows XP is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 213 165 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 28.55% 21.94% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 67 62
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £281 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £13.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £20.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Windows XP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Milton Keynes

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Milton Keynes

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Milton Keynes

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) MS Office
4 7 (50.00%) ATM
4 7 (50.00%) LAN
4 7 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
6 5 (35.71%) NCR
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) SLA
8 3 (21.43%) Service Management
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
9 2 (14.29%) Citrix
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (7.14%) Office 365
10 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
10 1 (7.14%) AppDNA
10 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
10 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (7.14%) XenMobile
10 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
10 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (7.14%) CCA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) ATM
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) X.509
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Coordinator
2 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) DNA
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCA
1 1 (7.14%) CCAA
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) AppDNA
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) NCR
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Clearswift
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) VMware