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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.53% 1.33% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.64% 6.72% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 11
Median daily rate £150 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £200 £190
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £10.20 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £11.80 £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%

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
265 357 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.03% 19.73% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 184 157
Median daily rate £383 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £220 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 31
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) MS Office
4 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
6 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
6 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
7 4 (30.77%) Lotus
7 4 (30.77%) VPN
7 4 (30.77%) Citrix
7 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
7 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Law
8 3 (23.08%) Legal
8 3 (23.08%) Migration
8 3 (23.08%) Extranet
8 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
8 3 (23.08%) SCCM
8 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 3 (23.08%) Document Management
8 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
9 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (15.38%) Banking
9 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop

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 (46.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) Extranet
3 1 (7.69%) 3G
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Law
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Server Support
4 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Support
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Document Management
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Lotus
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Altiris
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
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