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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 90 79 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -34
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 14 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.16% 0.35% 3.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.75% 1.33% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 6
Median daily rate £251 £148 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.83% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £146 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £210 £175
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.49
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.79%
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
510 226 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.29% 26.68% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 128 108
Median daily rate £320 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 17
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% +174.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -16 14 £251 +69.83%
Windows XP
North East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (66.67%) SQL
4 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
6 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (46.67%) VMware
7 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (43.33%) DNS
7 13 (43.33%) HP
7 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
9 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (33.33%) Validation
9 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 10 (33.33%) Linux
10 9 (30.00%) Perl
10 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (30.00%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (30.00%) Korn
10 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
11 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
11 8 (26.67%) C#
11 8 (26.67%) Java
12 7 (23.33%) Web Services
12 7 (23.33%) IIS
12 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
12 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (20.00%) PowerShell

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 7 (23.33%) IIS
1 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) JBoss
2 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) SSH
3 5 (16.67%) 3G
3 5 (16.67%) DHCP
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 5 (16.67%) LDAP
3 5 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
3 5 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (16.67%) SMS
3 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (10.00%) NAS
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) Intranet
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (13.33%) MSI
3 4 (13.33%) NMock
3 4 (13.33%) WiX
4 2 (6.67%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Development Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Support
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Unix Support
3 5 (16.67%) Unix Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Web Services
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) Regular Expression
3 4 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 5 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 5 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (33.33%) Linux
4 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (20.00%) Unix
7 5 (16.67%) AIX
8 4 (13.33%) HPUX
8 4 (13.33%) Solaris
9 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Validation
2 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 6 (20.00%) DevOps
2 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Service Management
3 5 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (13.33%) ETL
4 4 (13.33%) Release Management
4 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Korn
2 9 (30.00%) Perl
3 8 (26.67%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.33%) Bourne shell
5 4 (13.33%) VBScript
6 2 (6.67%) C
6 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCSA
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (30.00%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (16.67%) NFS
4 5 (16.67%) XenApp
5 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) Netcool
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) SCOM
3 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (10.00%) WSUS
4 1 (3.33%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 13 (43.33%) HP
4 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (20.00%) Citrix
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) AppSense
6 5 (16.67%) ThinPrint
7 4 (13.33%) Veritas
8 3 (10.00%) CA
8 3 (10.00%) Dell
8 3 (10.00%) IBM
9 1 (3.33%) Intel Security