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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 96 69 52
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 13 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.70% 1.82% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.61% 9.77% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 10
Median daily rate £175 £275 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +129.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £173 £190
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 16
Median hourly rate £16.25 £11.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
360 307 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.52% 18.64% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 138 129
Median daily rate £350 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 37
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.20 £19.87 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 5 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
Oldham - 1 - -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 27 (58.70%) MS Office
4 22 (47.83%) Windows 7
5 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
6 12 (26.09%) Finance
7 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 10 (21.74%) Mac OS
8 9 (19.57%) Apple iOS
8 9 (19.57%) ITIL
8 9 (19.57%) Dell
8 9 (19.57%) Citrix
9 8 (17.39%) Blackberry
9 8 (17.39%) VMware
9 8 (17.39%) Windows Vista
10 7 (15.22%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (15.22%) SCCM
10 7 (15.22%) Banking
10 7 (15.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (15.22%) ITSM
10 7 (15.22%) Application Discovery
11 6 (13.04%) MSI
11 6 (13.04%) Web Services
11 6 (13.04%) XML
11 6 (13.04%) C++
11 6 (13.04%) HTML
11 6 (13.04%) Java
11 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.04%) AIX
11 6 (13.04%) Linux

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 (15.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (8.70%) IBM Notes
2 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (58.70%) MS Office
2 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 7 (15.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Extranet
2 3 (6.52%) VPN
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) NAS
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MSI
2 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Back Office
3 4 (8.70%) Law
4 3 (6.52%) Legal
5 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.35%) Retail
6 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
6 1 (2.17%) Local Government
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Technical Support
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Project Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support Executive
6 3 (6.52%) Field Support Technician
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Support Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) HTML
1 6 (13.04%) Java EE
1 6 (13.04%) jQuery
1 6 (13.04%) JSON
1 6 (13.04%) Web Services
1 6 (13.04%) XML
2 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
2 5 (10.87%) HTML5
2 5 (10.87%) WSDL
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.35%) EPoS
2 2 (4.35%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.17%) Informatics
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (21.74%) Mac OS
4 9 (19.57%) Apple iOS
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Vista
6 6 (13.04%) AIX
6 6 (13.04%) Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.35%) Android
8 2 (4.35%) NetWare
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Application Discovery
2 7 (15.22%) ITSM
3 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) OO
4 5 (10.87%) BDD
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
4 5 (10.87%) OOP
4 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
4 5 (10.87%) SDLC
4 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.87%) TDD
4 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.70%) Application Packaging
5 4 (8.70%) Document Management
5 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.52%) Application Rationalisation
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) C++
1 6 (13.04%) Java
1 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 6 (13.04%) Objective-C
2 5 (10.87%) C
3 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) CCNA
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCDST
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Citrix
2 9 (19.57%) Dell
3 8 (17.39%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) Lotus
4 4 (8.70%) Remedy
5 3 (6.52%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.35%) Novell
6 2 (4.35%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (2.17%) Altiris
7 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
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