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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 64 51 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 2.10% 5.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.93% 12.31% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Median daily rate £134 £150 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% -53.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £123 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £301 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Median hourly rate £11.80 £11.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -2.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.69 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -2.25%
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
142 130 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.25% 17.04% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 80 70
Median daily rate £330 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £411 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 23
Median hourly rate £11.80 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.57% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £28.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 24 June 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (65.00%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (45.00%) Citrix
6 8 (40.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (40.00%) SCCM
7 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) XenApp
9 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
9 4 (20.00%) Migration
9 4 (20.00%) Dell
9 4 (20.00%) Sophos
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
10 3 (15.00%) Office 365
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (15.00%) WSUS
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (10.00%) MCP
11 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 2 (10.00%) MS Office
12 1 (5.00%) ITIL
12 1 (5.00%) SQL
12 1 (5.00%) SQL Server

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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support
4 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (5.00%) Informatics
1 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (15.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Dell
3 4 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (5.00%) Aruba
4 1 (5.00%) Lotus
4 1 (5.00%) VMware