The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank - 45 21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry - 0.28% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.72% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £200 £165
% change year-on-year -20.00% +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41 58 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 11.29% 16.34% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 36
Median daily rate £325 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +40.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Coventry

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Coventry