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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 114 70 34
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -36
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.67% 0.86% 4.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.45% 3.38% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £310 £250 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -1.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £120 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
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
688 237 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.05% 25.40% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 125 89
Median daily rate £281 £320 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.34% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £525 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 28 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% +19.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -45 10 £310 +56.96%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
3 18 (62.07%) SQL
4 17 (58.62%) Linux
5 16 (55.17%) DNS
5 16 (55.17%) Red Hat
5 16 (55.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (44.83%) Validation
6 13 (44.83%) Unix
7 12 (41.38%) Oracle
7 12 (41.38%) Perl
7 12 (41.38%) PL/SQL
7 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
7 12 (41.38%) Korn
7 12 (41.38%) DevOps
7 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
7 12 (41.38%) Defect Management
8 11 (37.93%) SSH
8 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (37.93%) HP
8 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
9 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
10 8 (27.59%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (27.59%) Firewall
10 8 (27.59%) JBoss
10 8 (27.59%) LDAP
10 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
11 7 (24.14%) Citrix
11 7 (24.14%) SMS

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 8 (27.59%) JBoss
1 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) DNS
2 11 (37.93%) SSH
3 8 (27.59%) Firewall
3 8 (27.59%) LDAP
3 8 (27.59%) OpenLDAP
4 7 (24.14%) 3G
4 7 (24.14%) DHCP
4 7 (24.14%) SMS
4 7 (24.14%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (20.69%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (6.90%) Intranet
7 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
1 1 (3.45%) NMock
1 1 (3.45%) StarTeam
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) WiX
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Desktop Support
2 6 (20.69%) Linux Support
2 6 (20.69%) Unix Support
3 5 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Unix Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Unix Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
1 7 (24.14%) Fat Client
1 7 (24.14%) Thin Client
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Linux
3 16 (55.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (44.83%) Unix
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
8 4 (13.79%) AIX
8 4 (13.79%) HPUX
8 4 (13.79%) Solaris
9 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Validation
2 12 (41.38%) Defect Management
2 12 (41.38%) DevOps
2 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
3 7 (24.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Software Delivery
4 6 (20.69%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Release Management
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) ETL
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) Korn
2 12 (41.38%) Perl
2 12 (41.38%) PL/SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) Bourne shell
4 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.79%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) NFS
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (24.14%) XenApp
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) Netcool
2 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.45%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Red Hat
2 12 (41.38%) Oracle
3 11 (37.93%) HP
4 7 (24.14%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) VMware
5 6 (20.69%) AppSense
5 6 (20.69%) ThinPrint
6 3 (10.34%) CA
6 3 (10.34%) IBM