The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
England / Midlands
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £220 £187
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.02% 9.92% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Median daily rate £325 £448 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.37% +37.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £445 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Midlands region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Midlands region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands