The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 64 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.09% 1.58% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.42% 6.91% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £116 £420 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.32% +205.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £375 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £490 £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £184 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Windows XP
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
226 217 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.73% 22.79% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 125 107
Median daily rate £425 £381 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +43.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.23 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester -6 6 - -
Warrington - 4 £116 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 12 (70.59%) Windows 8
4 8 (47.06%) German Language
5 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
6 6 (35.29%) Italian Language
6 6 (35.29%) Dutch Language
6 6 (35.29%) French Language
7 5 (29.41%) Portuguese Language
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) MS Office
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (11.76%) BMC
9 2 (11.76%) Apple
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (11.76%) Remedy
9 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
9 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (11.76%) Local Government
9 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
9 2 (11.76%) Change Management
9 2 (11.76%) ITSM
9 2 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (11.76%) Russian Language
9 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
9 2 (11.76%) iPhone
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (5.88%) XenApp
10 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 8 (47.06%) German Language
2 6 (35.29%) Dutch Language
2 6 (35.29%) French Language
2 6 (35.29%) Italian Language
3 5 (29.41%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (11.76%) Local Government
4 2 (11.76%) Russian Language
5 1 (5.88%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Service Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) ICT Manager
3 1 (5.88%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Rollout Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows 8
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Change Management
1 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) ITSM
1 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) BMC
2 2 (11.76%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) AppSense
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec