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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 41 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 62 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.67% 0.56% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.63% 2.16% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 2 3
Median daily rate £316 £125 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+153.00% -32.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £125 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £125 £189
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £290 £198
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +46.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
Windows XP
North East

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
455 185 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 41.63% 25.69% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 106 136
Median daily rate £340 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +62.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £27.95 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +20 59 £320 +156.00% 1
Gateshead - 2 £219 -
Windows XP
North East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 39 (60.94%) Linux
4 38 (59.38%) Unix
5 33 (51.56%) AIX
6 32 (50.00%) Windows 2000
6 32 (50.00%) WebSphere
7 30 (46.88%) Service Management
8 29 (45.31%) ITIL
9 26 (40.63%) MS Excel
9 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
10 25 (39.06%) Open Source
10 25 (39.06%) SaaS
10 25 (39.06%) PaaS
10 25 (39.06%) IaaS
10 25 (39.06%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
12 23 (35.94%) SLA
13 22 (34.38%) ITSM
14 21 (32.81%) Data Management
15 19 (29.69%) Change Management
15 19 (29.69%) Windows 7
16 18 (28.13%) DevOps
16 18 (28.13%) SQL
17 17 (26.56%) Release Management
18 16 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
19 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
21 13 (20.31%) Problem Management
21 13 (20.31%) 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 32 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (14.06%) IIS
2 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.94%) JBoss
3 7 (10.94%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.25%) SAS
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.13%) Apache
7 2 (3.13%) Jetty
7 2 (3.13%) Mongrel
7 2 (3.13%) nginx
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 24 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (39.06%) IaaS
1 25 (39.06%) PaaS
1 25 (39.06%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.13%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) DNS
2 7 (10.94%) Firewall
2 7 (10.94%) LDAP
2 7 (10.94%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (10.94%) SSH
3 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.69%) NAS
4 3 (4.69%) VPN
5 2 (3.13%) DHCP
5 2 (3.13%) FTP
5 2 (3.13%) HTTP
5 2 (3.13%) IPsec
5 2 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (4.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.56%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.25%) MSI
3 4 (6.25%) NMock
3 4 (6.25%) WiX
4 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.13%) StarTeam
4 2 (3.13%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (1.56%) Banking
1 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Operations Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) Operational Support Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) Operations Support Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) Support Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Development Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Development Support Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
9 4 (6.25%) Support Specialist
9 4 (6.25%) Unix Support
10 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) Web Services
3 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
3 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.25%) XML
5 2 (3.13%) J2EE
5 2 (3.13%) Servlets
6 1 (1.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.19%) Tandem
3 4 (6.25%) Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (60.94%) Linux
3 38 (59.38%) Unix
4 33 (51.56%) AIX
5 32 (50.00%) Windows 2000
6 19 (29.69%) Windows 7
7 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
8 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.56%) HPUX
12 1 (1.56%) Solaris
12 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Service Management
2 29 (45.31%) ITIL
3 25 (39.06%) Open Source
4 22 (34.38%) ITSM
5 21 (32.81%) Data Management
6 19 (29.69%) Change Management
7 18 (28.13%) DevOps
8 17 (26.56%) Release Management
9 16 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (20.31%) Data Analysis
11 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2
11 13 (20.31%) Problem Management
12 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
13 4 (6.25%) ETL
13 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
13 4 (6.25%) Validation
14 3 (4.69%) High Availability
14 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) C#
2 8 (12.50%) Korn
2 8 (12.50%) Perl
3 7 (10.94%) Java
3 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.25%) C
6 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.56%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.69%) MCSA
4 3 (4.69%) MCSE
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.56%) MCITP
6 1 (1.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (35.94%) SLA
2 5 (7.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.06%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (10.94%) NFS
5 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (4.69%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.13%) Xen
8 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (4.69%) WSUS
2 2 (3.13%) Netcool
2 2 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) VMware
3 10 (15.63%) Oracle
4 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
5 8 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) Dell
6 4 (6.25%) Veritas
7 2 (3.13%) Google
8 1 (1.56%) CA
8 1 (1.56%) Capita
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix
8 1 (1.56%) IBM
8 1 (1.56%) Intel Security