The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 29 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.51% 5.09% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.03% 22.58% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £150 £95 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £200 £175
% change year-on-year
+27.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Median hourly rate £10.84 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.89% +6.25%
Windows XP
Northamptonshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.98% 22.55% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 29
Median daily rate £195 £345 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £177 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £10.50 £10.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -34.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton 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 Northampton

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) MS Office
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Android
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
7 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
8 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (7.69%) Webroot
8 1 (7.69%) Service Management
8 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (7.69%) VMware
8 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
8 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
8 1 (7.69%) LAN
8 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
8 1 (7.69%) DHCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (100.00%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Service Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) IT Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.69%) BYOD
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Webroot