The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 58 44 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.47% 2.34% 5.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.91% 9.38% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 9
Median daily rate £145 £180 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +46.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £150 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £333 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £200 £184
% change year-on-year
-26.25% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.37 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% -4.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
103 160 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.17% 24.96% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 79 58
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £169 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
7 1 (10.00%) Electronics
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (10.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) ATM
7 1 (10.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) Dell
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (10.00%) Google
7 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
7 1 (10.00%) Incident Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) ATM
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Floorwalker
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Migration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Application Discovery
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Intel Security