Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 90 73
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 6 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% 0.41% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% 2.16% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 17
Reading median daily rate £105 £255 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.82% -24.44% +22.73%
10th Percentile £103 £255 £176
90th Percentile £108 £255 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £260 £285
% change year-on-year +30.06% -8.95% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 - £30.90
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 - £30.90

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 254 278 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.11% 18.86% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 152 286
Reading median daily rate £395 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -3.81% +14.29%
10th Percentile £196 £201 £223
90th Percentile £550 £573 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 71
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £33.67 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.45% +39.59% +41.88%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £55.65 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.63 £15.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -9.17% -30.39% +26.50%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Reading

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Reading

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (66.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple