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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 47 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.60% 1.46% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.13% 5.99% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 13
Median daily rate £335 £245 £93
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.73% +162.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £177 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £311 £115
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £231 £187
% change year-on-year
+23.78% +23.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.51 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.67% -

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
141 167 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.43% 24.45% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 88 91
Median daily rate £350 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £102 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £187.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-94.13% +1193.10%
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 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 18 January 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) AIX
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (23.08%) IaaS
7 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (23.08%) Clustering
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Change Management
7 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (23.08%) StarTeam
7 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
7 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 3 (23.08%) Veritas
7 3 (23.08%) Netcool
7 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint

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 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Tester
1 3 (23.08%) Tester
2 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
1 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
1 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) MCTS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (23.08%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
3 3 (23.08%) Veritas
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec