The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 20 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.93% 1.59% 4.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 8.00% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £100 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £290 £190
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +52.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Windows XP
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.04% 19.84% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 12
Median daily rate £300 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +33.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Windows XP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) German Language
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (60.00%) Dutch Language
3 3 (60.00%) French Language
4 2 (40.00%) Italian Language
4 2 (40.00%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

General
1 4 (80.00%) German Language
2 3 (60.00%) Dutch Language
2 3 (60.00%) French Language
3 2 (40.00%) Italian Language
3 2 (40.00%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
1 1 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft