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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 44 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 21 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 4.92% 2.47% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.48% 6.25% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 6
Median daily rate £260 £355 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.76% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £355 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £355 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £170 £195
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.69 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -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
183 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 42.86% 39.51% 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 22 43
Median daily rate £321 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +9.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

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

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 36 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
4 34 (89.47%) AIX
4 34 (89.47%) SQL
4 34 (89.47%) Netcool
5 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
6 29 (76.32%) MCSE
6 29 (76.32%) MCSA
6 29 (76.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (76.32%) WinRunner
6 29 (76.32%) TestDirector
6 29 (76.32%) HP UFT
6 29 (76.32%) Veritas
6 29 (76.32%) Test Automation
6 29 (76.32%) Windows 7
6 29 (76.32%) HP Quality Center
6 29 (76.32%) Change Management
6 29 (76.32%) VMware
6 29 (76.32%) Software Testing
6 29 (76.32%) MCTS
7 27 (71.05%) MCITP
7 27 (71.05%) VMware ESX
7 27 (71.05%) Clustering
7 27 (71.05%) McAfee ePO
7 27 (71.05%) Citrix
7 27 (71.05%) Intel Security
7 27 (71.05%) Hyper-V
8 26 (68.42%) PDA

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 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 29 (76.32%) HP UFT
1 29 (76.32%) TestDirector
1 29 (76.32%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Analyst
1 20 (52.63%) Test Analyst
2 18 (47.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 18 (47.37%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Tester
3 4 (10.53%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Monitoring Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 27 (71.05%) Clustering
2 26 (68.42%) PDA
3 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 36 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (89.47%) AIX
4 29 (76.32%) Windows 7
5 7 (18.42%) HPUX
5 7 (18.42%) Linux
5 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (18.42%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Change Management
1 29 (76.32%) Software Testing
1 29 (76.32%) Test Automation
2 25 (65.79%) Test Scripting
3 7 (18.42%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Release Management
3 7 (18.42%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) Change Control
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.63%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) Bourne shell
2 7 (18.42%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) Korn
2 7 (18.42%) Perl
2 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (76.32%) MCSA
1 29 (76.32%) MCSE
1 29 (76.32%) MCTS
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (71.05%) MCITP
3 26 (68.42%) ISTQB
4 24 (63.16%) Security Cleared
5 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
2 27 (71.05%) Hyper-V
2 27 (71.05%) VMware ESX
3 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (89.47%) Netcool
2 29 (76.32%) HP Quality Center
3 27 (71.05%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (18.42%) SCOM
4 7 (18.42%) Tivoli
5 5 (13.16%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 29 (76.32%) Veritas
2 29 (76.32%) VMware
3 27 (71.05%) Citrix
3 27 (71.05%) Intel Security
4 7 (18.42%) IBM
4 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
5 6 (15.79%) CA
5 6 (15.79%) HP