The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 47 76 61
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 65 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.74% 0.62% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.15% 2.82% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 2 3
Median daily rate £320 £125 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+156.00% -32.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £125 £189
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £283 £200
% change year-on-year
-2.65% +41.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
Windows XP
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
535 213 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.99% 22.07% 34.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 115 167
Median daily rate £340 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 27
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% -28.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £11.36 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £27.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the North East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +19 62 £316 +153.00%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (74.63%) Microsoft
3 42 (62.69%) Linux
4 41 (61.19%) Unix
5 36 (53.73%) AIX
6 35 (52.24%) Windows 2000
6 35 (52.24%) WebSphere
7 33 (49.25%) Service Management
8 32 (47.76%) ITIL
9 28 (41.79%) MS Excel
9 28 (41.79%) Open Source
9 28 (41.79%) SaaS
9 28 (41.79%) PaaS
9 28 (41.79%) IaaS
10 27 (40.30%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (38.81%) Active Directory
11 26 (38.81%) MS PowerPoint
12 25 (37.31%) ITSM
12 25 (37.31%) SLA
13 24 (35.82%) Data Management
14 21 (31.34%) Change Management
15 20 (29.85%) DevOps
16 19 (28.36%) Windows 7
17 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (26.87%) SQL
18 17 (25.37%) Release Management
19 16 (23.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
19 16 (23.88%) PRINCE2
20 15 (22.39%) Problem Management
21 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 35 (52.24%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.43%) IIS
2 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.45%) JBoss
3 7 (10.45%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.97%) SAS
6 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.99%) Apache
7 2 (2.99%) Jetty
7 2 (2.99%) Mongrel
7 2 (2.99%) nginx
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (41.79%) MS Excel
2 26 (38.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (41.79%) IaaS
1 28 (41.79%) PaaS
1 28 (41.79%) SaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.99%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) DNS
2 7 (10.45%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) LDAP
2 7 (10.45%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (10.45%) SSH
3 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.48%) NAS
4 3 (4.48%) VPN
5 2 (2.99%) DHCP
5 2 (2.99%) FTP
5 2 (2.99%) HTTP
5 2 (2.99%) IPsec
5 2 (2.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (4.48%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.49%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.97%) MSI
3 4 (5.97%) NMock
3 4 (5.97%) WiX
4 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.99%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.99%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (1.49%) Banking
1 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Operations Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Operations Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Support Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Operational Support Analyst
3 13 (19.40%) Operations Support Analyst
3 13 (19.40%) Support Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Administrator
6 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Development Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Development Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.97%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) Unix Support
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) .NET
2 7 (10.45%) Web Services
3 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.97%) XML
5 2 (2.99%) J2EE
5 2 (2.99%) Servlets
6 1 (1.49%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.42%) Tandem
3 4 (5.97%) Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (62.69%) Linux
3 41 (61.19%) Unix
4 36 (53.73%) AIX
5 35 (52.24%) Windows 2000
6 19 (28.36%) Windows 7
7 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
8 8 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.49%) HPUX
12 1 (1.49%) Solaris
12 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Service Management
2 32 (47.76%) ITIL
3 28 (41.79%) Open Source
4 25 (37.31%) ITSM
5 24 (35.82%) Data Management
6 21 (31.34%) Change Management
7 20 (29.85%) DevOps
8 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (25.37%) Release Management
10 16 (23.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 16 (23.88%) PRINCE2
11 15 (22.39%) Problem Management
12 13 (19.40%) Data Analysis
13 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (5.97%) Data Modelling
14 4 (5.97%) ETL
14 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
14 4 (5.97%) Validation
15 3 (4.48%) Asset Management
15 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) C#
2 8 (11.94%) Korn
2 8 (11.94%) Perl
3 7 (10.45%) Java
3 7 (10.45%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.97%) C
6 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.49%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.48%) MCSA
4 3 (4.48%) MCSE
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.49%) MCITP
6 1 (1.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (37.31%) SLA
2 5 (7.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 26 (38.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.43%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (10.45%) NFS
5 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (4.48%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.99%) Xen
8 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (4.48%) WSUS
2 2 (2.99%) Netcool
2 2 (2.99%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (74.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) VMware
3 10 (14.93%) Oracle
4 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
5 8 (11.94%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) Dell
6 4 (5.97%) Veritas
7 2 (2.99%) Google
8 1 (1.49%) CA
8 1 (1.49%) Capita
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco
8 1 (1.49%) Citrix
8 1 (1.49%) IBM
8 1 (1.49%) Intel Security