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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 145 88 41
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -47
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 24 72 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 1.81% 4.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.76% 8.39% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 41
Median daily rate £175 £298 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +38.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £150 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £500 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 38
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.28 £18.14 £20.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -4.64%
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
869 858 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 21.58% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 416 305
Median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 111 124
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £20.19 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -23 14 £175 -22.22% 2
Lancashire +5 4 - -
Cheshire -27 4 £209 -52.28% 1
Cumbria +3 1 - -
Merseyside -11 1 - - 5
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 43 (51.19%) Windows 7
4 36 (42.86%) MS Office
5 33 (39.29%) Active Directory
6 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 21 (25.00%) Finance
7 15 (17.86%) VMware
7 15 (17.86%) Windows Vista
7 15 (17.86%) Citrix
8 13 (15.48%) Banking
8 13 (15.48%) Mac OS
9 12 (14.29%) Blackberry
10 11 (13.10%) ITIL
11 10 (11.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (11.90%) Windows 8
12 9 (10.71%) Apple iOS
12 9 (10.71%) jQuery
12 9 (10.71%) Windows Server
12 9 (10.71%) Dell
12 9 (10.71%) AIX
12 9 (10.71%) Linux
12 9 (10.71%) Web Services
12 9 (10.71%) XML
12 9 (10.71%) C++
12 9 (10.71%) HTML
12 9 (10.71%) Java
12 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
12 9 (10.71%) OO

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 10 (11.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (42.86%) MS Office
2 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.14%) VPN
3 4 (4.76%) Extranet
3 4 (4.76%) Internet
4 3 (3.57%) DNS
4 3 (3.57%) LAN
4 3 (3.57%) WAN
4 3 (3.57%) Wireless
5 2 (2.38%) DHCP
5 2 (2.38%) NAS
6 1 (1.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) MS Access
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.52%) Subversion
2 7 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 7 (8.33%) ClearQuest
2 7 (8.33%) MSI
3 4 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Banking
3 7 (8.33%) German Language
4 6 (7.14%) Dutch Language
4 6 (7.14%) Local Government
4 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.76%) Back Office
5 4 (4.76%) Italian Language
5 4 (4.76%) Law
5 4 (4.76%) Retail
6 3 (3.57%) French Language
6 3 (3.57%) Legal
6 3 (3.57%) Russian Language
7 2 (2.38%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (2.38%) Turkish Language
8 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Analyst
2 15 (17.86%) Service Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 9 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (10.71%) Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Support Technician
8 6 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Field Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.95%) 1st Line Technical Support
9 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 4 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Executive
10 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Support Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) HTML
1 9 (10.71%) Java EE
1 9 (10.71%) jQuery
1 9 (10.71%) JSON
1 9 (10.71%) Web Services
1 9 (10.71%) XML
2 8 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 8 (9.52%) HTML5
2 8 (9.52%) WSDL
3 1 (1.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.76%) EPoS
3 3 (3.57%) Handset
3 3 (3.57%) iPad
4 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.38%) Life Science
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.19%) Informatics
5 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (51.19%) Windows 7
3 15 (17.86%) Windows Vista
4 13 (15.48%) Mac OS
5 10 (11.90%) Windows 8
5 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.71%) AIX
6 9 (10.71%) Apple iOS
6 9 (10.71%) Linux
6 9 (10.71%) Windows Server
7 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.57%) Android
8 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.38%) NetWare
9 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.10%) ITIL
2 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.71%) OO
3 8 (9.52%) BDD
3 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 8 (9.52%) ITSM
3 8 (9.52%) OOP
3 8 (9.52%) Programme Management
3 8 (9.52%) SDLC
3 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 8 (9.52%) TDD
3 8 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 7 (8.33%) Application Discovery
5 5 (5.95%) Application Packaging
6 4 (4.76%) Document Management
6 4 (4.76%) Migration
6 4 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.76%) Supplier Management
7 3 (3.57%) Application Rationalisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.71%) C++
1 9 (10.71%) Java
1 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
1 9 (10.71%) Objective-C
2 8 (9.52%) C
3 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.76%) CCNA
2 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (4.76%) MCDST
3 2 (2.38%) MCP
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.19%) MCITP
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.57%) XenApp
3 3 (3.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) SCCM
1 7 (8.33%) WSUS
2 2 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) Citrix
2 15 (17.86%) VMware
3 9 (10.71%) Dell
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle
5 4 (4.76%) Cisco
5 4 (4.76%) Lotus
5 4 (4.76%) Remedy
5 4 (4.76%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 3 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.38%) Novell
8 1 (1.19%) Altiris
8 1 (1.19%) AppSense
8 1 (1.19%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.19%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.19%) Symantec
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