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 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 95 73 51
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.90% 0.63% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.08% 2.29% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £263 £148 £169
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.13% -12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £146 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £150 £214
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £200 £175
% change year-on-year
+27.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.89% +6.25%
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
480 218 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.28% 27.39% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 123 83
Median daily rate £320 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 11
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 £11.00 £12.60 £8.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 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 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 14 (51.85%) DNS
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
4 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (44.44%) HP
7 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
7 11 (40.74%) Linux
7 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
7 11 (40.74%) VMware
8 10 (37.04%) Korn
8 10 (37.04%) Perl
9 9 (33.33%) Validation
9 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 7 (25.93%) DevOps
10 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
10 7 (25.93%) Defect Management
10 7 (25.93%) SSH
10 7 (25.93%) Unix
10 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
10 7 (25.93%) Oracle
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
11 6 (22.22%) JBoss

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 6 (22.22%) JBoss
1 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 5 (18.52%) IIS
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) DNS
2 7 (25.93%) SSH
3 6 (22.22%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) LDAP
3 6 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (18.52%) 3G
4 5 (18.52%) DHCP
4 5 (18.52%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (18.52%) SMS
4 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (11.11%) NAS
5 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) Intranet
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) MSI
2 2 (7.41%) NMock
2 2 (7.41%) StarTeam
2 2 (7.41%) WiX
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Linux Support
2 6 (22.22%) Unix Support
3 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Unix Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Unix Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Development 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%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) Regular Expression
3 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
1 5 (18.52%) Fat Client
1 5 (18.52%) Thin Client
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 7 (25.93%) Unix
7 5 (18.52%) AIX
8 4 (14.81%) HPUX
8 4 (14.81%) Solaris
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Validation
2 7 (25.93%) Defect Management
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
3 6 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Release Management
6 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
7 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.70%) Change Management
8 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.70%) MVC
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Korn
2 10 (37.04%) Perl
3 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
6 4 (14.81%) Bourne shell
6 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.81%) VBScript
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 2 (7.41%) MCSE
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.70%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) NFS
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (18.52%) XenApp
5 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) Netcool
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 3 (11.11%) WSUS
4 1 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) HP
3 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 6 (22.22%) Citrix
6 5 (18.52%) AppSense
6 5 (18.52%) ThinPrint
7 4 (14.81%) Veritas
8 3 (11.11%) CA
8 3 (11.11%) Dell
8 3 (11.11%) IBM
9 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
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