The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 30 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 112 90 55
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 40 76 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 1.81% 3.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.61% 8.74% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 37
Median daily rate £213 £188 £211
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £114 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £466 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £200 £180
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £18.35 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.48
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.60%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
713 870 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.46% 20.72% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 469 384
Median daily rate £375 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 94 93
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Manchester -27 21 £213 +18.05% 2
Cheshire +1 9 £115 -58.18% 2
Merseyside +8 5 - -
Lancashire +16 4 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 West region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) Active Directory
3 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
4 28 (45.16%) Windows 7
5 22 (35.48%) Windows 8
6 15 (24.19%) MS Office
6 15 (24.19%) ITIL
6 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
8 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
8 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (14.52%) Blackberry
9 9 (14.52%) NHS
10 8 (12.90%) SLA
10 8 (12.90%) Problem Management
10 8 (12.90%) SCCM
10 8 (12.90%) ITSM
10 8 (12.90%) Finance
11 7 (11.29%) VMware
11 7 (11.29%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (11.29%) Remedy
11 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
11 7 (11.29%) Driving Licence
11 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
12 6 (9.68%) Extranet
12 6 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (9.68%) Cisco
12 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) MS Office
2 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Extranet
2 3 (4.84%) DNS
2 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) LAN
2 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.23%) DHCP
3 2 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.61%) MPLS
4 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.61%) MS Access
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) ClearCase
1 4 (6.45%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) German Language
2 6 (9.68%) Law
3 5 (8.06%) Dutch Language
3 5 (8.06%) French Language
3 5 (8.06%) Legal
4 4 (6.45%) Back Office
4 4 (6.45%) Italian Language
4 4 (6.45%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Service Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (19.35%) Support Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Desktop Support
5 8 (12.90%) Desktop Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (6.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.45%) Active Directory Administrator
9 4 (6.45%) Administrator
9 4 (6.45%) Applications Packager
9 4 (6.45%) IT Administrator
9 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Blackberry
1 9 (14.52%) NHS
2 7 (11.29%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.84%) iPhone
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.61%) Informatics
4 1 (1.61%) Life Science
4 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (45.16%) Windows 7
3 22 (35.48%) Windows 8
4 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
6 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.45%) Mac OS
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Android
8 1 (1.61%) Linux
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) ITSM
2 8 (12.90%) Problem Management
3 5 (8.06%) Document Management
4 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.45%) Service Management
5 3 (4.84%) Change Management
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.84%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (4.84%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.61%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.61%) Email Migration
7 1 (1.61%) Network Management
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.61%) Release Management
7 1 (1.61%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.84%) C
3 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.45%) CCNA
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (6.45%) MCDST
3 4 (6.45%) MCP
4 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCSA
5 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (69.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) WSUS
3 1 (1.61%) DameWare
3 1 (1.61%) SCSM
Vendors
1 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Remedy
2 7 (11.29%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) Cisco
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle
5 4 (6.45%) Altiris
5 4 (6.45%) Citrix
5 4 (6.45%) Dell
5 4 (6.45%) Wyse
6 3 (4.84%) Apple
6 3 (4.84%) BMC
6 3 (4.84%) IBM
7 2 (3.23%) LANDesk
7 2 (3.23%) Lotus
8 1 (1.61%) Autodesk
8 1 (1.61%) Avaya
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