The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 15 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.00% 7.62% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 28.57% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Average daily rate
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£180 £110 £133
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -17.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.39%
Windows XP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 35.00% 26.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 13
Average daily rate £180 £135 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £318 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.70 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Windows XP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) CommVault
2 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) VoIP
2 7 (70.00%) SLA
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (70.00%) Office 365
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) IT Support
4 3 (30.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) CommVault