The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 23 April 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 68 51
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.88% 0.98% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.97% 3.23% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £150 £215 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.23% -8.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £185 £175
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £34.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £15.00 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year +3.70% +1.12%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 126 217 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 22.11% 30.31% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 136 101
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 15
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in West Sussex

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in West Sussex

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in West Sussex over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows XP in West Sussex

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +6 4 £150 -30.23%
Windows XP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) assyst
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Extranet
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) VC++

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Extranet
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
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 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VB6
1 1 (20.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) SAP