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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 69 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 2.00% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.68% 9.82% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 10
Median daily rate £150 £295 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.15% +57.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £230 £175
% change year-on-year
+24.45% +31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £13.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 - £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 - £16.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
297 387 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.08% 20.34% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 190 159
Median daily rate £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £166 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 33 46
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +21.42%
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
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 22 January 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 9 (50.00%) MS Office
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 7 (38.89%) Windows 8
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
8 5 (27.78%) SLA
8 5 (27.78%) Migration
8 5 (27.78%) SCCM
8 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
9 4 (22.22%) Dell
9 4 (22.22%) VPN
9 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
10 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
10 3 (16.67%) Citrix
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (16.67%) Lotus
10 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
10 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (16.67%) Altiris
10 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
11 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013

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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Extranet
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) MPLS
2 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Active Directory Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 3 (16.67%) IT Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Server Support
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 8
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.56%) Linux
8 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Document Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.56%) Software Licensing
2 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Dell
3 3 (16.67%) Altiris
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Lotus
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Avaya
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