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 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 44 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 38 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.25% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.01% 2.90% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 1
Median daily rate £335 £125 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+168.00% -60.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £220 £187
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
292 138 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.33% 21.66% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 82 60
Median daily rate £335 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.43 £13.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.88% +76.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.50 £16.16
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (77.05%) Microsoft
3 39 (63.93%) Unix
3 39 (63.93%) Linux
4 33 (54.10%) Windows 2000
4 33 (54.10%) AIX
4 33 (54.10%) WebSphere
5 30 (49.18%) Service Management
6 29 (47.54%) ITIL
7 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
7 27 (44.26%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (42.62%) IaaS
8 26 (42.62%) Open Source
8 26 (42.62%) SaaS
8 26 (42.62%) PaaS
8 26 (42.62%) MS PowerPoint
9 25 (40.98%) SLA
9 25 (40.98%) Active Directory
10 23 (37.70%) ITSM
11 22 (36.07%) Data Management
12 20 (32.79%) Change Management
12 20 (32.79%) DevOps
13 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
14 16 (26.23%) Release Management
14 16 (26.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (26.23%) SQL
15 15 (24.59%) PRINCE2
15 15 (24.59%) Problem Management
16 13 (21.31%) Data Analysis

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 33 (54.10%) WebSphere
2 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
3 8 (13.11%) IIS
4 7 (11.48%) JBoss
4 7 (11.48%) WebLogic
5 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
6 4 (6.56%) SAS
7 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.28%) Apache
8 2 (3.28%) Jetty
8 2 (3.28%) Mongrel
8 2 (3.28%) nginx
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
2 26 (42.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (42.62%) IaaS
1 26 (42.62%) PaaS
1 26 (42.62%) SaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.28%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) DNS
2 7 (11.48%) Firewall
2 7 (11.48%) LDAP
2 7 (11.48%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (11.48%) SSH
3 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.92%) NAS
4 3 (4.92%) VPN
5 2 (3.28%) DHCP
5 2 (3.28%) FTP
5 2 (3.28%) HTTP
5 2 (3.28%) IPsec
5 2 (3.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (4.92%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.92%) MSI
3 3 (4.92%) NMock
3 3 (4.92%) WiX
4 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.28%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.64%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (1.64%) Banking
1 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Operations Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Operational Support Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Operations Engineer
3 12 (19.67%) Operations Support Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Support Analyst
4 11 (18.03%) Support Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Administrator
7 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (8.20%) Development Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Development Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Support Specialist
9 4 (6.56%) Unix Support
10 3 (4.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) Web Services
3 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.92%) XML
5 2 (3.28%) J2EE
5 2 (3.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 27 (44.26%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.03%) Tandem
3 4 (6.56%) Clustering
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (63.93%) Linux
2 39 (63.93%) Unix
3 33 (54.10%) AIX
3 33 (54.10%) Windows 2000
4 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
5 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
6 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Service Management
2 29 (47.54%) ITIL
3 26 (42.62%) Open Source
4 23 (37.70%) ITSM
5 22 (36.07%) Data Management
6 20 (32.79%) Change Management
6 20 (32.79%) DevOps
7 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (26.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 16 (26.23%) Release Management
8 15 (24.59%) PRINCE2
8 15 (24.59%) Problem Management
9 13 (21.31%) Data Analysis
10 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
11 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.92%) High Availability
11 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
11 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) C#
2 7 (11.48%) Korn
2 7 (11.48%) Perl
2 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL
3 5 (8.20%) Java
3 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.56%) C
5 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.92%) MCSA
4 3 (4.92%) MCSE
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (40.98%) SLA
2 5 (8.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 25 (40.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.11%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (11.48%) NFS
5 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (4.92%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.28%) Xen
8 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (4.92%) WSUS
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.64%) Netcool
Vendors
1 47 (77.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) VMware
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle
4 8 (13.11%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.84%) HP
6 4 (6.56%) Dell
6 4 (6.56%) Veritas
7 2 (3.28%) Google
8 1 (1.64%) Capita
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix
8 1 (1.64%) Intel Security