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 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 56 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.10% 1.04% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 5.52% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Median daily rate £230 £205 £139
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.19% +47.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £134 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £252 £256
UK excluding London median daily rate £203 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
Windows XP
Scotland

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
168 163 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.50% 18.87% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 74 84
Median daily rate £292 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 10
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Change Management
6 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
7 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
7 6 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (40.00%) MS Office
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
9 4 (26.67%) Smoke Testing
9 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 4 (26.67%) Linux
9 4 (26.67%) AIX
9 4 (26.67%) SQL
9 4 (26.67%) Netcool
10 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
10 3 (20.00%) Citrix
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (20.00%) Veritas
10 3 (20.00%) MCSE
10 3 (20.00%) MCSA
10 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (20.00%) MCTS

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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) StarTeam
1 2 (13.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) AIX
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.67%) HPUX
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Change Management
3 6 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Smoke Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Bourne shell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Korn
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Netcool
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (6.67%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) VMware