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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 15 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.94% 0.92% 7.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 3.03% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £310 - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £200 £180
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
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
34 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 33.01% 30.28% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 12
Median daily rate £300 £264 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.74% +17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £113 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 16
Median hourly rate £26.25 £23.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% +62.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £28.50 £27.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 24 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Altiris
4 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Altiris
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec