The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 22 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 24 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 14.04% 14.47% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.97% 32.84% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 4
Median daily rate £275 £305 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -13.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £293 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £340 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £285 £197
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +45.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Windows XP
Renfrewshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 52.05% 44.08% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 45 52
Median daily rate £320 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine 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 Erskine

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 7 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows 7
3 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
4 26 (83.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
4 26 (83.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (70.97%) MCSE
5 22 (70.97%) MCSA
5 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (67.74%) Office 365
6 21 (67.74%) ISTQB
6 21 (67.74%) Change Management
6 21 (67.74%) Software Testing
7 20 (64.52%) SharePoint
8 18 (58.06%) Windows 10
9 17 (54.84%) Hyper-V
9 17 (54.84%) MS Office
9 17 (54.84%) AIX
9 17 (54.84%) SQL
9 17 (54.84%) Netcool
9 17 (54.84%) MCTS
9 17 (54.84%) MCITP
10 16 (51.61%) Clustering
10 16 (51.61%) Citrix
10 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
10 16 (51.61%) Intel Security
10 16 (51.61%) Veritas
10 16 (51.61%) McAfee ePO
10 16 (51.61%) Server Virtualisation

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 20 (64.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (67.74%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) StarTeam
2 3 (9.68%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.23%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
1 16 (51.61%) Test Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) PDA
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows 7
3 26 (83.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (83.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (58.06%) Windows 10
6 17 (54.84%) AIX
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.23%) HPUX
8 1 (3.23%) Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Change Management
1 21 (67.74%) Software Testing
2 16 (51.61%) Server Virtualisation
3 15 (48.39%) Test Scripting
4 14 (45.16%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Release Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Korn
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) MCSA
1 22 (70.97%) MCSE
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (67.74%) ISTQB
3 17 (54.84%) MCITP
3 17 (54.84%) MCTS
4 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
5 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.23%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
2 17 (54.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) Netcool
2 16 (51.61%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.23%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) Citrix
2 16 (51.61%) Intel Security
2 16 (51.61%) Veritas
3 1 (3.23%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) VMware