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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 32 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.34% 2.62% 5.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 25.00% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £110 £200 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £225 £175
% change year-on-year
+27.22% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £10.10 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% -3.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
76 20 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 22.22% 10.47% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 13 24
Median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -4.76%
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 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 21 January 2017, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) MS Office
2 18 (94.74%) Windows 7
3 13 (68.42%) ITIL
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
5 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (31.58%) SAN
7 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) NAS
7 6 (31.58%) Webroot
8 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (21.05%) ISO 9001
9 1 (5.26%) VB
9 1 (5.26%) BYOD
9 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
9 1 (5.26%) SCCM
9 1 (5.26%) Android
9 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
9 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (5.26%) DHCP
9 1 (5.26%) VPN
9 1 (5.26%) DNS
9 1 (5.26%) SLA
9 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification

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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (100.00%) MS Office
2 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) NAS
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) 3G
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
1 11 (57.89%) Service Analyst
1 11 (57.89%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) BYOD
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows 7
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Webroot
3 1 (5.26%) Apple