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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.15% 6.30% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 28.57% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £200 £190
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £12.25 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £14.00 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.24 £14.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%

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 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.98% 22.05% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Median daily rate £278 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 8
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £14.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) French Language
3 1 (33.33%) German Language
3 1 (33.33%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (33.33%) Russian Language
3 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

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 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
1 1 (33.33%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (33.33%) Russian Language
1 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Support
2 1 (33.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus