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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 41 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 59 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.57% 0.61% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.32% 2.38% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 2 2
Median daily rate £320 £125 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+156.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £125 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £125 £190
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £290 £190
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +52.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-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
443 168 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.79% 25.42% 35.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 98 122
Median daily rate £340 £340 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 7
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £43.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (77.05%) Microsoft
3 38 (62.30%) Linux
4 37 (60.66%) Unix
5 32 (52.46%) AIX
6 31 (50.82%) Windows 2000
6 31 (50.82%) WebSphere
7 29 (47.54%) Service Management
8 28 (45.90%) ITIL
9 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
10 25 (40.98%) MS Excel
10 25 (40.98%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (39.34%) IaaS
11 24 (39.34%) Open Source
11 24 (39.34%) SaaS
11 24 (39.34%) PaaS
11 24 (39.34%) MS PowerPoint
12 23 (37.70%) SLA
13 21 (34.43%) ITSM
14 20 (32.79%) Data Management
15 18 (29.51%) Change Management
15 18 (29.51%) SQL
15 18 (29.51%) Windows 7
15 18 (29.51%) DevOps
16 17 (27.87%) Release Management
17 16 (26.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
18 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
20 13 (21.31%) Problem Management
20 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2

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 31 (50.82%) WebSphere
2 9 (14.75%) IIS
2 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.48%) JBoss
3 7 (11.48%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.56%) SAS
6 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.28%) Apache
7 2 (3.28%) Jetty
7 2 (3.28%) Mongrel
7 2 (3.28%) nginx
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (40.98%) MS Excel
2 24 (39.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (39.34%) IaaS
1 24 (39.34%) PaaS
1 24 (39.34%) 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 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (4.92%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.64%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.56%) MSI
3 4 (6.56%) NMock
3 4 (6.56%) WiX
4 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.28%) StarTeam
4 2 (3.28%) Travis CI
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 Support Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Support Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Support Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Administrator
5 7 (11.48%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Development Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Development Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Support Specialist
8 4 (6.56%) Unix Support
9 3 (4.92%) Linux Support
9 3 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 7 (11.48%) Web Services
3 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
3 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.56%) XML
5 2 (3.28%) J2EE
5 2 (3.28%) Servlets
6 1 (1.64%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.98%) 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 38 (62.30%) Linux
3 37 (60.66%) Unix
4 32 (52.46%) AIX
5 31 (50.82%) Windows 2000
6 18 (29.51%) Windows 7
7 9 (14.75%) Windows Server
8 8 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.64%) HPUX
12 1 (1.64%) Solaris
12 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Service Management
2 28 (45.90%) ITIL
3 24 (39.34%) Open Source
4 21 (34.43%) ITSM
5 20 (32.79%) Data Management
6 18 (29.51%) Change Management
6 18 (29.51%) DevOps
7 17 (27.87%) Release Management
8 16 (26.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (21.31%) Data Analysis
10 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
10 13 (21.31%) Problem Management
11 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.56%) ETL
12 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
12 4 (6.56%) Validation
13 3 (4.92%) High Availability
13 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) C#
2 8 (13.11%) Korn
2 8 (13.11%) Perl
3 7 (11.48%) Java
3 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.56%) C
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.64%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.03%) 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
5 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (37.70%) SLA
2 5 (8.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.75%) 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%) Netcool
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.64%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (77.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) VMware
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle
4 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
5 8 (13.11%) HP
6 4 (6.56%) Dell
6 4 (6.56%) Veritas
7 2 (3.28%) Google
8 1 (1.64%) CA
8 1 (1.64%) Capita
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix
8 1 (1.64%) IBM
8 1 (1.64%) Intel Security