The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 104 76 51
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 1.82% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.02% 9.21% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 8
Median daily rate £125 £275 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £130 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £350 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £289 £190
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +51.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 22
Median hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +23.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £17.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £17.50 £16.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
392 391 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.71% 19.79% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 191 158
Median daily rate £390 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £161 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 42 46
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £10.50 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £37.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 17 (65.38%) Windows 7
4 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) MS Office
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 8
6 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 6 (23.08%) SLA
7 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 5 (19.23%) SCCM
8 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
8 5 (19.23%) Citrix
8 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL
8 5 (19.23%) Migration
9 4 (15.38%) Service Management
9 4 (15.38%) Wyse
9 4 (15.38%) Dell
9 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
9 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (15.38%) VPN
9 4 (15.38%) Office 365
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 4 (15.38%) Altiris
9 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
9 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) IBM Notes
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) Extranet
3 1 (3.85%) 3G
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Law
1 2 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (19.23%) Desktop Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Desktop Support
3 5 (19.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) Active Directory Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) IT Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) IT Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Packager
5 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows 7
3 9 (34.62%) Windows 8
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
5 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Document Management
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) C
3 2 (7.69%) VBScript
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCDST
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) DameWare
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) Altiris
3 4 (15.38%) Dell
3 4 (15.38%) Wyse
4 3 (11.54%) Lotus
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.85%) Autodesk
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya