The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 82 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.36% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 2.63% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Median daily rate £245 £294 £111
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.59% +164.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £200 £180
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.48
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.60%
Windows XP
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
175 228 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.91% 13.68% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 125 91
Median daily rate £375 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £270 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 2 (40.00%) StarTeam
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Netcool
4 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) NCR
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) ATM
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (40.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) NCR
1 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas
1 2 (40.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco