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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 44 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 21 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.82% 2.00% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.48% 6.06% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 6
Median daily rate £260 £355 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.76% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £355 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £355 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £169 £195
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Windows XP
Scotland

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
183 33 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 41.97% 33.00% 50.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 23 43
Median daily rate £321 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +9.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £267 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -19 21 £260 -26.76%
Windows XP
Scotland

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (94.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 35 (94.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
4 33 (89.19%) AIX
4 33 (89.19%) SQL
4 33 (89.19%) Netcool
5 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
6 28 (75.68%) MCSE
6 28 (75.68%) MCSA
6 28 (75.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (75.68%) WinRunner
6 28 (75.68%) TestDirector
6 28 (75.68%) HP UFT
6 28 (75.68%) Veritas
6 28 (75.68%) Test Automation
6 28 (75.68%) Windows 7
6 28 (75.68%) HP Quality Center
6 28 (75.68%) Change Management
6 28 (75.68%) VMware
6 28 (75.68%) Software Testing
6 28 (75.68%) MCTS
7 26 (70.27%) MCITP
7 26 (70.27%) VMware ESX
7 26 (70.27%) Clustering
7 26 (70.27%) McAfee ePO
7 26 (70.27%) Citrix
7 26 (70.27%) Intel Security
7 26 (70.27%) Hyper-V
8 25 (67.57%) PDA

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 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
Development Applications
1 28 (75.68%) HP UFT
1 28 (75.68%) TestDirector
1 28 (75.68%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Analyst
1 19 (51.35%) Test Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Tester
3 4 (10.81%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Monitoring Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Tester
4 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (70.27%) Clustering
2 25 (67.57%) PDA
3 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (94.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 35 (94.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (89.19%) AIX
4 28 (75.68%) Windows 7
5 7 (18.92%) HPUX
5 7 (18.92%) Linux
5 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (18.92%) Solaris
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Change Management
1 28 (75.68%) Software Testing
1 28 (75.68%) Test Automation
2 24 (64.86%) Test Scripting
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Release Management
3 7 (18.92%) Service Management
4 2 (5.41%) Change Control
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Bourne shell
2 7 (18.92%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) Korn
2 7 (18.92%) Perl
2 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (75.68%) MCSA
1 28 (75.68%) MCSE
1 28 (75.68%) MCTS
1 28 (75.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (70.27%) MCITP
3 25 (67.57%) ISTQB
4 23 (62.16%) Security Cleared
5 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
2 26 (70.27%) Hyper-V
2 26 (70.27%) VMware ESX
3 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (89.19%) Netcool
2 28 (75.68%) HP Quality Center
3 26 (70.27%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (18.92%) SCOM
4 7 (18.92%) Tivoli
5 5 (13.51%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 28 (75.68%) Veritas
2 28 (75.68%) VMware
3 26 (70.27%) Citrix
3 26 (70.27%) Intel Security
4 7 (18.92%) IBM
4 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
5 6 (16.22%) CA
5 6 (16.22%) HP