The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 94 68 37
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.20% 0.82% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 2.75% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £310 £275 £236
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +16.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £228 £200 £180
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.48
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.60%
Windows XP
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
467 218 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 47.60% 29.70% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 124 71
Median daily rate £288 £425 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.23% +53.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £243 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £575 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 20 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +236.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.00 £32.50
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 Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 17 (62.96%) Linux
5 16 (59.26%) DNS
5 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
5 16 (59.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (48.15%) Validation
6 13 (48.15%) Unix
7 12 (44.44%) Oracle
7 12 (44.44%) Perl
7 12 (44.44%) PL/SQL
7 12 (44.44%) Korn
7 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
7 12 (44.44%) DevOps
7 12 (44.44%) Defect Management
7 12 (44.44%) Mentoring
8 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (40.74%) HP
8 11 (40.74%) SSH
8 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
10 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 8 (29.63%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (29.63%) Firewall
11 8 (29.63%) JBoss
11 8 (29.63%) LDAP
11 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
12 7 (25.93%) Citrix
12 7 (25.93%) SMS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 8 (29.63%) JBoss
1 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) DNS
2 11 (40.74%) SSH
3 8 (29.63%) Firewall
3 8 (29.63%) LDAP
3 8 (29.63%) OpenLDAP
4 7 (25.93%) 3G
4 7 (25.93%) DHCP
4 7 (25.93%) SMS
4 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.70%) Intranet
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
1 1 (3.70%) NMock
1 1 (3.70%) StarTeam
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) WiX
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 6 (22.22%) Linux Support
2 6 (22.22%) Unix Support
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Unix Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Unix Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
1 7 (25.93%) Fat Client
1 7 (25.93%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (48.15%) Unix
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 4 (14.81%) AIX
8 4 (14.81%) HPUX
8 4 (14.81%) Solaris
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Validation
2 12 (44.44%) Defect Management
2 12 (44.44%) DevOps
2 12 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 7 (25.93%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
4 5 (18.52%) Service Management
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Release Management
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) ETL
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) Korn
2 12 (44.44%) Perl
2 12 (44.44%) PL/SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) Bourne shell
4 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.81%) VBScript
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) NFS
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) XenApp
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Netcool
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle
3 11 (40.74%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) VMware
5 6 (22.22%) AppSense
5 6 (22.22%) ThinPrint
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) CA
7 3 (11.11%) IBM