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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 42 47 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.65% 0.57% 5.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 2.47% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £150 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £184 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £8.80 £20.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.92%
Windows XP
Oxfordshire

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
80 81 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.40% 23.28% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 58 21
Median daily rate £363 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £147 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 17
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.67 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £180.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) MS Office
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) Internet
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Lotus
7 4 (26.67%) Acrobat
7 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
7 4 (26.67%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (26.67%) Adobe
7 4 (26.67%) IBM Notes
7 4 (26.67%) DameWare
7 4 (26.67%) Release Management
7 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (26.67%) Change Control
7 4 (26.67%) Office 365
8 3 (20.00%) Software Distribution
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) VPN
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (6.67%) Skype
10 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
10 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
10 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) Acrobat
3 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Services Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) DameWare
2 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Adobe
2 4 (26.67%) Lotus
2 4 (26.67%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Sophos