Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows XP
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 20 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.86% 1.04% 8.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 3.85% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Aberdeen median daily rate - - £180
Scotland median daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year +1.82% -4.35% +119.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate £14.25 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.06% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.32% -8.82% +33.33%

Windows XP is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 20.00% 27.08% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 14
Aberdeen median daily rate £350 £288 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +59.72% -41.94%
10th Percentile £150 £154 £146
90th Percentile £438 £322 £414
Scotland median daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Aberdeen median hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -7.44% +103.28%
10th Percentile £12.45 £13.68 £15.85
90th Percentile £18.91 £41.48 £40.62
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.85% -3.95% +15.15%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Aberdeen

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Aberdeen

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple