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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 59 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 11 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.41% 1.33% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.75% 6.34% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £115 £420 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.61% +205.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £203 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
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 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
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
163 205 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.87% 20.90% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 104 111
Median daily rate £403 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 30
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.42 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.39% -3.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 July 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 -4 7 - -
Warrington - 4 £115 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 8
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) German Language
5 6 (40.00%) French Language
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (33.33%) Italian Language
6 5 (33.33%) Dutch Language
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (20.00%) ITSM
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (20.00%) BMC
8 3 (20.00%) Apple
8 3 (20.00%) Remedy
8 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (20.00%) iPhone
9 2 (13.33%) MS Office
10 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
10 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
10 1 (6.67%) Russian Language
10 1 (6.67%) Local Government
10 1 (6.67%) Migration
10 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 7 (46.67%) German Language
2 6 (40.00%) French Language
3 5 (33.33%) Dutch Language
3 5 (33.33%) Italian Language
4 4 (26.67%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (6.67%) Local Government
5 1 (6.67%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) ICT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Rollout Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 8
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Change Management
1 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) ITSM
1 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Apple
2 3 (20.00%) BMC
2 3 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) AppSense
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix