The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 8 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 10.23% 1.59% 4.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.23% 4.65% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £150 - £160
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £173 £190
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £9.75 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.64%
Windows XP
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.77% 34.13% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 20
Median daily rate £150 £225 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £104 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £338 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 15
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £26.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough 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 Peterborough

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 5 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
3 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
5 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) MS Office
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (38.89%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (38.89%) MCSE
7 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
8 5 (27.78%) Application Packaging
8 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
8 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco
9 4 (22.22%) Citrix
9 4 (22.22%) Office 365
9 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
10 3 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (16.67%) Altiris
10 3 (16.67%) Symantec
10 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (11.11%) LAN
11 2 (11.11%) WAN
12 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
12 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (33.33%) Desktop Support
4 5 (27.78%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) IT Support
7 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Application Packaging
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (38.89%) MCSE
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Altiris
3 3 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya