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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 58 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.18% 2.01% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.47% 10.00% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Median daily rate £230 £160 £94
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +69.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £89 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £97
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £170 £195
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £75.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +586.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.64%
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
179 180 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.40% 20.13% 28.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 109 98
Median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Median hourly rate - £31.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows 7
3 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
4 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Change Management
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (21.05%) TestDirector
9 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
9 3 (15.79%) Netcool
9 3 (15.79%) Citrix
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.79%) MCSE
9 3 (15.79%) MCSA
9 3 (15.79%) MS Office
9 3 (15.79%) AIX
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) VMware
9 3 (15.79%) WinRunner
9 3 (15.79%) MCTS
9 3 (15.79%) MCITP
9 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
9 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
9 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Test Automation

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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) 3G
1 2 (10.53%) ADSL
1 2 (10.53%) Broadband
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) TestDirector
2 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
2 3 (15.79%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (10.53%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Tester
1 6 (31.58%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 5 (26.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows 7
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) AIX
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) HPUX
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Content Management
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Bourne shell
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Korn
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) MCTS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (15.79%) Netcool
2 2 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) iManage
3 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Motorola
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat