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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 32 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.58% 2.83% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.82% 11.29% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £28.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -50.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.70 £17.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £15.74 £39.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -4.64%
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
44 62 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.16% 25.10% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 19
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 28
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £34.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -58.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.40 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.84 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) German Language
4 6 (60.00%) Dutch Language
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (30.00%) Italian Language
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) French Language
6 3 (30.00%) Russian Language
6 3 (30.00%) Local Government
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) Turkish Language
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (10.00%) iPad
8 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Symantec
8 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
8 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
8 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (10.00%) MSI
8 1 (10.00%) Service Management
8 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (10.00%) Wireless
8 1 (10.00%) Migration
8 1 (10.00%) Handset
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 7 (70.00%) German Language
2 6 (60.00%) Dutch Language
3 3 (30.00%) French Language
3 3 (30.00%) Italian Language
3 3 (30.00%) Local Government
3 3 (30.00%) Russian Language
4 2 (20.00%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (20.00%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Service Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) ICT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Rollout Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) Handset
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCDST
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) AppSense
3 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
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