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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 4.41% 2.08% 18.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 14.29% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £110 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £188 £175
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.69
% change year-on-year -3.70% -1.35%  

Windows XP is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 7 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 20.59% 14.58% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 18
Median daily rate £151 £340 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.73% +88.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £350 £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £29.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Windows XP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 24 June 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Apple

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple