The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 29 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 17 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.67% 1.20% 2.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 6.25% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 6
Median daily rate £350 - £240
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 - £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £290 £190
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +52.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Windows XP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
68 80 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.67% 19.28% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 70
Median daily rate £410 £313 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £167 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £437 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 16 £350 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £420 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) AIX
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 16 (76.19%) Service Management
3 16 (76.19%) ITIL
4 14 (66.67%) Release Management
5 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
6 11 (52.38%) Windows 2000
6 11 (52.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (52.38%) WebSphere
6 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (47.62%) Open Source
7 10 (47.62%) SaaS
7 10 (47.62%) PaaS
7 10 (47.62%) IaaS
7 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (47.62%) ITSM
7 10 (47.62%) Data Management
7 10 (47.62%) Unix
8 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
8 9 (42.86%) Change Management
8 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (42.86%) DevOps
9 8 (38.10%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
9 8 (38.10%) Tandem
9 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
9 8 (38.10%) IBM
10 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 11 (52.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (52.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) IaaS
1 10 (47.62%) PaaS
1 10 (47.62%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 3 (14.29%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Monitoring Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Operational Support Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Operations Support Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Support
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (38.10%) Tandem
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) AIX
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Windows 2000
4 10 (47.62%) Unix
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) HPUX
5 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (28.57%) Solaris
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) ITIL
1 16 (76.19%) Service Management
2 14 (66.67%) Release Management
3 10 (47.62%) Data Management
3 10 (47.62%) ITSM
3 10 (47.62%) Open Source
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Change Management
4 9 (42.86%) DevOps
4 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
5 8 (38.10%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
6 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Bourne shell
1 6 (28.57%) Java
1 6 (28.57%) Korn
1 6 (28.57%) Perl
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
1 6 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (28.57%) Netcool
1 6 (28.57%) SCOM
1 6 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 3 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) CA
3 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 5 (23.81%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) VMware