The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 80 65 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.56% 0.29% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.65% 1.53% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £358 £90 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+297.22% -71.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £200 £184
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £13.06
% change year-on-year
-8.91% +7.23%

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

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
242 131 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.70% 19.12% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 79 68
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.25 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.45 £17.85 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 4 £358 +297.22% 2
Windows XP
North East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 42 (63.64%) Linux
4 40 (60.61%) Unix
5 34 (51.52%) AIX
5 34 (51.52%) Windows 2000
5 34 (51.52%) WebSphere
6 31 (46.97%) Service Management
7 30 (45.45%) ITIL
8 28 (42.42%) MS Excel
9 27 (40.91%) Active Directory
9 27 (40.91%) Open Source
9 27 (40.91%) SaaS
9 27 (40.91%) PaaS
9 27 (40.91%) IaaS
9 27 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (39.39%) MS PowerPoint
11 25 (37.88%) SLA
12 24 (36.36%) ITSM
13 23 (34.85%) Data Management
14 21 (31.82%) Change Management
15 20 (30.30%) DevOps
15 20 (30.30%) Windows 7
16 18 (27.27%) SQL
17 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (24.24%) Release Management
17 16 (24.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
18 15 (22.73%) Problem Management
18 15 (22.73%) PRINCE2
19 13 (19.70%) Data Analysis

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 34 (51.52%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 8 (12.12%) IIS
4 7 (10.61%) JBoss
4 7 (10.61%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
6 4 (6.06%) SAS
7 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.03%) Apache
8 2 (3.03%) Jetty
8 2 (3.03%) Mongrel
8 2 (3.03%) nginx
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 26 (39.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (40.91%) IaaS
1 27 (40.91%) PaaS
1 27 (40.91%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.03%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) DNS
2 7 (10.61%) Firewall
2 7 (10.61%) LDAP
2 7 (10.61%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (10.61%) SSH
3 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.06%) HTTP
4 4 (6.06%) SSL
5 3 (4.55%) NAS
5 3 (4.55%) VPN
6 2 (3.03%) DHCP
6 2 (3.03%) FTP
6 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.52%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.58%) MSI
4 3 (4.55%) NMock
4 3 (4.55%) WiX
5 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.03%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.52%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (1.52%) Banking
1 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Operations Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Operational Support Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Operations Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Operations Support Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Support Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Support Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.58%) Development Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Development Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support
8 4 (6.06%) Support Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Unix Support
9 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) .NET
2 6 (9.09%) Web Services
3 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.55%) XML
5 2 (3.03%) J2EE
5 2 (3.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.67%) Tandem
3 4 (6.06%) Clustering
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (63.64%) Linux
3 40 (60.61%) Unix
4 34 (51.52%) AIX
4 34 (51.52%) Windows 2000
5 20 (30.30%) Windows 7
6 12 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) Service Management
2 30 (45.45%) ITIL
3 27 (40.91%) Open Source
4 24 (36.36%) ITSM
5 23 (34.85%) Data Management
6 21 (31.82%) Change Management
7 20 (30.30%) DevOps
8 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (24.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 16 (24.24%) Release Management
9 15 (22.73%) PRINCE2
9 15 (22.73%) Problem Management
10 13 (19.70%) Data Analysis
11 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
13 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
13 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
13 3 (4.55%) ETL
13 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
13 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) C#
2 7 (10.61%) Korn
2 7 (10.61%) Perl
2 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.58%) Java
3 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.06%) C
4 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.03%) REXX
5 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.03%) Tcl
5 2 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.55%) MCSA
4 3 (4.55%) MCSE
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) MCITP
6 1 (1.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (37.88%) SLA
2 5 (7.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 27 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.12%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (10.61%) NFS
5 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.03%) Xen
8 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (4.55%) WSUS
2 2 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.52%) Netcool
Vendors
1 48 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) VMware
3 10 (15.15%) Oracle
4 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.09%) HP
6 4 (6.06%) Dell
6 4 (6.06%) Veritas
7 2 (3.03%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) Capita
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco
8 1 (1.52%) Citrix
8 1 (1.52%) Intel Security