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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 118 109 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -57
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 37 64 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 1.45% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.20% 7.34% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 37
Median daily rate £250 £200 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £116 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £425 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £200 £175
% change year-on-year
+27.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 38
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £17.17 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.89% +6.25%
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
711 872 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.07% 19.71% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 471 391
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 109 99
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -12 21 £213 +6.25% 1
Cheshire -6 7 - -
Lancashire +20 4 - - 1
Merseyside +1 3 - - 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (65.63%) Active Directory
3 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 31 (48.44%) Windows 7
5 26 (40.63%) Windows 8
6 19 (29.69%) MS Office
7 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (20.31%) MS Exchange
9 12 (18.75%) ITIL
9 12 (18.75%) Blackberry
9 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 9 (14.06%) SLA
11 9 (14.06%) NHS
11 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (12.50%) Citrix
12 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (12.50%) Problem Management
12 8 (12.50%) SCCM
12 8 (12.50%) Finance
12 8 (12.50%) Apple iOS
12 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
13 7 (10.94%) Driving Licence
13 7 (10.94%) VMware
13 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
14 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
14 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
14 6 (9.38%) German Language
14 6 (9.38%) Migration

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 13 (20.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (9.38%) IBM Notes
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) MS Office
2 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Extranet
1 5 (7.81%) VPN
2 3 (4.69%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) LAN
3 2 (3.13%) DHCP
3 2 (3.13%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.56%) MPLS
4 1 (1.56%) Network Security
4 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 4 (6.25%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) German Language
3 5 (7.81%) Dutch Language
3 5 (7.81%) French Language
3 5 (7.81%) Law
3 5 (7.81%) Legal
4 4 (6.25%) Italian Language
4 4 (6.25%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.13%) Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Analyst
2 18 (28.13%) Service Analyst
3 16 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Support Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Desktop Support
6 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.81%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Administrator
9 5 (7.81%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 4 (6.25%) Active Directory Administrator
10 4 (6.25%) IT Administrator
10 4 (6.25%) IT Systems Administrator
10 4 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 9 (14.06%) NHS
3 7 (10.94%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.25%) iPhone
5 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.56%) Informatics
6 1 (1.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (48.44%) Windows 7
3 26 (40.63%) Windows 8
4 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 6 (9.38%) Windows 10
8 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.56%) Android
9 1 (1.56%) Linux
9 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) ITIL
2 8 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
3 6 (9.38%) Migration
4 5 (7.81%) ITSM
5 4 (6.25%) Change Management
5 4 (6.25%) Document Management
5 4 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (6.25%) Service Management
6 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.56%) CRM
8 1 (1.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.56%) Email Migration
8 1 (1.56%) Release Management
8 1 (1.56%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.69%) C
3 2 (3.13%) VBScript
4 1 (1.56%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) PHP
4 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.25%) MCDST
3 4 (6.25%) MCP
4 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) DameWare
3 1 (1.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Citrix
3 7 (10.94%) VMware
4 6 (9.38%) Lotus
5 5 (7.81%) Dell
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle
6 4 (6.25%) Altiris
6 4 (6.25%) Apple
6 4 (6.25%) BMC
6 4 (6.25%) Remedy
6 4 (6.25%) Wyse
7 3 (4.69%) IBM
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco
8 2 (3.13%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.56%) Autodesk
9 1 (1.56%) Avaya
9 1 (1.56%) TOWER Software
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