The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 18 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.78% 1.85% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £252 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 22.22% 25.93% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 9
Average daily rate £390 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £470 £450
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 Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) BDD

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WSDL
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM