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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 95 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 1.99% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.81% 9.97% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 3
Median daily rate £135 £135 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.38 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £16.30 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
320 301 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.11% 19.96% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 153 136
Median daily rate £375 £310 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Bolton - 1 £135 - 1
Oldham - 1 - -
Salford - 1 - -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 16 (55.17%) MS Office
4 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (37.93%) ITIL
6 7 (24.14%) Blackberry
6 7 (24.14%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
7 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
7 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
7 6 (20.69%) Document Management
7 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
7 6 (20.69%) Law
7 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (20.69%) Citrix
7 6 (20.69%) Extranet
8 5 (17.24%) Legal
8 5 (17.24%) ITSM
8 5 (17.24%) Office 365
8 5 (17.24%) Mac OS
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (13.79%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (13.79%) SCCM
9 4 (13.79%) Back Office
9 4 (13.79%) Remedy
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco
9 4 (13.79%) CCNA
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification

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 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (55.17%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Extranet
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Law
3 5 (17.24%) Legal
4 4 (13.79%) Back Office
5 2 (6.90%) Retail
6 1 (3.45%) Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
6 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (24.14%) Support Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Desktop Support
3 6 (20.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Support
5 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Technical Support
5 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Support Technician
6 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support Executive
6 3 (10.34%) Field Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Field Support Technician
6 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) HTML5
1 1 (3.45%) Java EE
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
1 1 (3.45%) JSON
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) WSDL
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) EPoS
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Health Informatics
3 1 (3.45%) Informatics
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
3 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
4 5 (17.24%) Mac OS
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) AIX
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Document Management
2 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
3 5 (17.24%) ITSM
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) BDD
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
6 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.45%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) C++
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) CCNA
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) MCDST
2 3 (10.34%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) DameWare
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Citrix
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) Remedy
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (3.45%) Altiris
5 1 (3.45%) Autodesk
5 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus