Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 18 November 2018 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 84 90
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -44
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.64% 0.51% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.72% 2.65% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Birmingham median daily rate £113 £150 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +7.14% -27.74%
10th Percentile £106 £143 £126
90th Percentile £117 £238 £330
West Midlands median daily rate £130 £166 £275
% change year-on-year -21.50% -39.78% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 £11.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -15.97% +0.21%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.00 £11.53
90th Percentile £16.68 £10.00 £20.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.78 £14.10 £12.00
% change year-on-year -16.44% +17.50% -8.08%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 242 302 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.22% 19.32% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 208 159
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £127 £159 £179
90th Percentile £488 £505 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% -8.75% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 31
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £10.90 £8.39 £10.25
90th Percentile £30.20 £19.45 £19.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -2.78%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Birmingham

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Birmingham

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Migration
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) Time Management
5 5 (55.56%) Break/Fix
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (22.22%) Apple
6 2 (22.22%) Ivanti
7 1 (11.11%) SCCM
7 1 (11.11%) Firmware
7 1 (11.11%) McAfee
7 1 (11.11%) Samsung
7 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) VBScript
7 1 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (11.11%) WAN
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) Service Management
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) Dell
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Avaya
7 1 (11.11%) Smartphone

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Desktop Support
2 4 (44.44%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Handset
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 6 (66.67%) Time Management
3 5 (55.56%) Break/Fix
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) Ivanti
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Becrypt
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) Samsung