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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 40 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 15 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.83% 2.74% 6.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.31% 15.25% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 6
Median daily rate £120 - £110
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 - £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £150 - £203
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £285 £197
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +45.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £10.20 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £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
98 59 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.49% 17.93% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 37 44
Median daily rate £323 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £210 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £455 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 14
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.35 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -1.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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 -4 14 £115 -
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) MS Office
3 21 (91.30%) Windows 7
4 17 (73.91%) ITIL
5 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
5 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
7 11 (47.83%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
9 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
9 7 (30.43%) SAN
9 7 (30.43%) NAS
9 7 (30.43%) Webroot
9 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
11 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
11 2 (8.70%) SLA
11 2 (8.70%) Service Management
12 1 (4.35%) Change Management
12 1 (4.35%) ITSM
12 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
12 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
12 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
12 1 (4.35%) Apple
12 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
12 1 (4.35%) 3G
12 1 (4.35%) Blackberry

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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (95.65%) MS Office
2 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) NAS
1 7 (30.43%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) 3G
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Service Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Customer Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) BYOD
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Windows 7
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Data Management
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) ITSM
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Webroot
3 1 (4.35%) Apple