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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 84 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 25 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.19% 1.45% 4.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.17% 4.76% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 9
Median daily rate £290 £120 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.66% -43.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £120 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £120 £261
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £170 £195
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.69 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -3.57%
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
484 168 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.38% 30.43% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 89 88
Median daily rate £280 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £125 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.23% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 16 (59.26%) DNS
3 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) SQL
4 15 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 15 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (48.15%) Unix
6 12 (44.44%) PL/SQL
6 12 (44.44%) Oracle
6 12 (44.44%) Validation
6 12 (44.44%) DevOps
6 12 (44.44%) Defect Management
6 12 (44.44%) Mentoring
7 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
7 11 (40.74%) SSH
7 11 (40.74%) Korn
7 11 (40.74%) Perl
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 9 (33.33%) HP
10 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
10 8 (29.63%) JBoss
10 8 (29.63%) LDAP
10 8 (29.63%) Firewall
10 8 (29.63%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
11 7 (25.93%) XenApp
11 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery

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
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 3 (11.11%) Intranet
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) 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
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
1 7 (25.93%) Fat Client
1 7 (25.93%) Thin Client
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 15 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (48.15%) Unix
5 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 3 (11.11%) AIX
8 3 (11.11%) HPUX
8 3 (11.11%) Solaris
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Defect Management
1 12 (44.44%) DevOps
1 12 (44.44%) Mentoring
1 12 (44.44%) Validation
2 7 (25.93%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) PL/SQL
3 11 (40.74%) Korn
3 11 (40.74%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) Bourne shell
4 3 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) NFS
2 7 (25.93%) XenApp
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Netcool
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle
3 9 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) Citrix
5 6 (22.22%) AppSense
5 6 (22.22%) ThinPrint
5 6 (22.22%) VMware
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.41%) CA
7 2 (7.41%) IBM