The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 39 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.81% 4.26% 3.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.23% 23.88% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £110 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £169 £195
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 9
Median hourly rate - £10.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Windows XP
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 67 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.14% 17.82% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 29 24
Median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £10.84 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.95% -25.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £10.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Northampton -10 3 £110 -37.14% 1
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Management
2 4 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware