The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 45 49
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 1.78% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 8.33% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 17
Median daily rate - £268 £95
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +181.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £200 £175
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
129 132 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.08% 21.39% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 75 120
Median daily rate £350 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £102 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) IaaS
7 3 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) AIX
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) Netcool
7 3 (27.27%) Intel Security
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 3 (27.27%) Veritas
7 3 (27.27%) Change Management
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Clustering
7 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 3 (27.27%) StarTeam
7 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) IaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 3 (27.27%) AIX
8 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
1 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) MCTS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (27.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Intel Security
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas
2 3 (27.27%) VMware