Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 13 December 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - +57 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.81% - 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.84% - 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median daily rate £115 - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £115 - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.82 - £10.00

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 Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 211 179 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 28.40% 25.46% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 90 60
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £200
90th Percentile £493 £452 £425
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.32% -5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 13
Cambridge median hourly rate £21.25 £42.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.40% +154.55% -56.29%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.60 £10.53
90th Percentile £50.25 £53.25 £42.15
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.50 £28.94
% change year-on-year -56.79% +39.96% +114.35%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Cambridge

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Cambridge

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (83.33%) Skype
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL