The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire 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
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 15 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 15.38% 12.59% 10.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.63% 22.78% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 11
Median daily rate £416 £305 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.47% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £271 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £313 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £200 £190
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Renfrewshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 79 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 51.92% 55.24% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 56 38
Median daily rate £400 £335 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Erskine +8 8 £416 +36.47% 2
Windows XP
Scotland

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 32 (100.00%) Windows
1 32 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 29 (90.63%) Active Directory
3 27 (84.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (84.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (78.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (68.75%) Windows 10
6 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 20 (62.50%) SQL
7 17 (53.13%) MCSE
7 17 (53.13%) MCSA
7 17 (53.13%) SharePoint
7 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (53.13%) Office 365
7 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
8 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
8 15 (46.88%) Change Management
8 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
8 15 (46.88%) ISTQB
9 14 (43.75%) MS Office
10 13 (40.63%) MCTS
10 13 (40.63%) MCITP
10 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
10 13 (40.63%) Server Virtualisation
11 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
11 12 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
11 12 (37.50%) StarTeam
11 12 (37.50%) Clustering
11 12 (37.50%) AIX
11 12 (37.50%) Citrix

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 17 (53.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (53.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) HTTP
1 8 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 8 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) StarTeam
2 8 (25.00%) MSI
3 2 (6.25%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
1 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) Hardware Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
1 32 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 27 (84.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (84.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (78.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (68.75%) Windows 10
5 12 (37.50%) AIX
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 8 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Change Management
1 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
2 13 (40.63%) Server Virtualisation
3 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 11 (34.38%) Smoke Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 8 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 8 (25.00%) Software Distribution
5 8 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.00%) REXX
2 8 (25.00%) Tcl
2 8 (25.00%) VB
3 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) MCSA
1 17 (53.13%) MCSE
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) ISTQB
2 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
3 13 (40.63%) MCITP
3 13 (40.63%) MCTS
4 6 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 29 (90.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) McAfee ePO
1 12 (37.50%) Netcool
2 8 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Citrix
2 12 (37.50%) Intel Security
2 12 (37.50%) Veritas
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