Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 91 96
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 7 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.81% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £150 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -25.00%
West Midlands median daily rate - £175 £131
% change year-on-year - +33.59% -9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £11.78 £12.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.92% +23.90%
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £11.78 £11.78
% change year-on-year +10.36% - -16.45%

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 91 249 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.04% 17.97% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 158 133
Median daily rate £380 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +11.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £151 £132 £105
90th Percentile £589 £550 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 37
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.63% +6.67% +5.52%
10th Percentile £11.84 £11.14 £8.76
90th Percentile £35.00 £20.40 £30.20
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +5.06%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Birmingham

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows XP in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Windows XP in Birmingham

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows XP in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Birmingham