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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 25 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.93% 11.76% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.41% 21.43% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
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£340 £373 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.72% -25.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £140 £186
% change year-on-year
+33.57% -24.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.85 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -4.34%
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
49 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 43.75% 54.90% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 13
Average daily rate £350 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £125 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (100.00%) PDA
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
2 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
3 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
3 8 (72.73%) Software Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 8 (72.73%) Change Management
3 8 (72.73%) WinRunner
3 8 (72.73%) TestDirector
3 8 (72.73%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (63.64%) Veritas
4 7 (63.64%) AIX
4 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 7 (63.64%) MCSA
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX
4 7 (63.64%) Clustering
4 7 (63.64%) Netcool
4 7 (63.64%) McAfee
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (63.64%) HP Quality Center

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) WinRunner
1 8 (72.73%) TestDirector
1 8 (72.73%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Tester
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) PDA
2 7 (63.64%) Clustering
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (63.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
1 8 (72.73%) Software Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
1 8 (72.73%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
1 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) MCSE
2 7 (63.64%) MCSA
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) MCTS
2 7 (63.64%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Netcool
1 7 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (63.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Veritas
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
1 7 (63.64%) McAfee
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago