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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 42 47 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -37
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 2 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.91% 0.44% 12.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.15% 1.55% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 26
Median daily rate - £270 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £18.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 - £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 - £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.87 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -4.64%
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
127 129 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.80% 28.35% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 79 64
Median daily rate £375 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -38.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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
Preston - 3 - -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) ClearCase
2 7 (87.50%) ClearQuest
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) WSUS
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) MS Access
7 1 (12.50%) Firewall
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Internet
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) MS Office
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000

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:

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) ClearCase
1 7 (87.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft