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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 59 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 2.11% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.22% 16.13% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Median daily rate £316 £260 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.63% +79.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £172 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £260 £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £200 £175
% change year-on-year
+27.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.25 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.62 £10.37 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £12.25 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.89% +6.25%
Windows XP
West Midlands

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
134 93 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.49% 13.06% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 51 71
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.59 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 27 September 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) SCCM
7 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
8 1 (7.14%) XenApp
8 1 (7.14%) Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
8 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
8 1 (7.14%) Informatics
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.14%) WebEx
8 1 (7.14%) Application Discovery
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
8 1 (7.14%) Office 365
8 1 (7.14%) Google

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) WebEx
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Deskside Support
2 1 (7.14%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Server Migration Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
2 1 (7.14%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Application Discovery
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus