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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 86 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 20 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.08% 2.25% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.51% 11.49% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 4
Median daily rate £175 £180 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £115 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £455 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £228 £200 £190
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £12.58 £12.75 £12.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -0.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £10.55 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £14.95 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
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
363 348 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.53% 19.57% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 188 171
Median daily rate £375 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 31
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £24.00
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
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 25 August 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
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 August 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
Salford - 1 - -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
3 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
4 16 (51.61%) Windows 7
5 11 (35.48%) ITIL
6 10 (32.26%) MS Office
7 8 (25.81%) Windows 8
8 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
8 6 (19.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 6 (19.35%) Law
8 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (19.35%) Extranet
8 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
8 6 (19.35%) SCCM
9 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
9 5 (16.13%) Document Management
9 5 (16.13%) SLA
9 5 (16.13%) Legal
10 4 (12.90%) Service Management
10 4 (12.90%) ITSM
10 4 (12.90%) Back Office
10 4 (12.90%) Wyse
10 4 (12.90%) Remedy
10 4 (12.90%) MCP
10 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (12.90%) CCNA
10 4 (12.90%) MCDST

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 (19.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Extranet
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) MPLS
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
1 6 (19.35%) Law
2 5 (16.13%) Legal
3 4 (12.90%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Support Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Desktop Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Desktop Support
3 8 (25.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Packager
6 3 (9.68%) Field Support Technician
6 3 (9.68%) IT Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) IT Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Support Technician
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Health Informatics
3 1 (3.23%) Informatics
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.81%) Windows 8
4 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
5 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.23%) Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Document Management
2 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.90%) ITSM
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Network Management
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Release Management
6 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (12.90%) MCDST
2 4 (12.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) DameWare
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) Remedy
3 4 (12.90%) Wyse
4 3 (9.68%) Altiris
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) LANDesk
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Autodesk
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) Lotus