Period
to 16 August 2018

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 6 months to 16 August 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 105 84
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.33% 0.43% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.43% 1.64% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate - £155 -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - £115 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% -3.45% -10.16%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £21.03 £17.23 £15.88
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.36% -3.45% -9.77%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 349 426 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.24% 25.96% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 146 135
Milton Keynes median daily rate £383 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.38% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £213
90th Percentile £506 £538 £512
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 23
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +28.57% -9.68%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.88 £11.20
90th Percentile £22.25 £18.70 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.94% +20.00% -6.25%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) iPad
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Windows XP
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (80.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft