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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 90 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 20 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 1.55% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.17% 8.48% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 10
Median daily rate £213 £200 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £116 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £355 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £210 £175
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Median hourly rate £12.79 £12.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.31% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £10.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £14.95 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.49
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.79%
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
387 342 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.36% 18.25% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 176 170
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 27
Median hourly rate £17.36 £13.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.05% -7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 15 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (36.67%) MS Office
5 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
7 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
7 7 (23.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
7 7 (23.33%) SCCM
8 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) ITIL
8 6 (20.00%) SLA
9 5 (16.67%) Extranet
9 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 5 (16.67%) Law
9 5 (16.67%) Legal
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
10 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (13.33%) Office 365
10 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
10 4 (13.33%) Altiris
10 4 (13.33%) Document Management
10 4 (13.33%) MCDST
10 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (13.33%) Service Management

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 7 (23.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Extranet
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Law
2 5 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Desktop Support
3 7 (23.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Active Directory Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) IT Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) IT Systems Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Applications Packager
6 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Health Informatics
3 1 (3.33%) Informatics
3 1 (3.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Document Management
3 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Release Management
5 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) C
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCDST
2 4 (13.33%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Altiris
2 4 (13.33%) Citrix
2 4 (13.33%) Dell
2 4 (13.33%) Wyse
3 3 (10.00%) Lotus
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Autodesk
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya