The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 39 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.62% 3.77% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.08% 11.11% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £130 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £200 £190
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £12.43 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.31% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.49 £13.45 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £14.50 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 90 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.22% 33.96% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 67 40
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Windows XP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Oxford

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

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) 3G

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft