The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 17 29
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 1.28% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.13% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £200 £169
% change year-on-year -20.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.44
% change year-on-year - +4.18%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19 32 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 36.54% 41.03% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 24
Median daily rate £270 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.92% -23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £100 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £630 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Cheltenham

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Cheltenham