The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 41 14 26
Rank change year-on-year -27 +12  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.15% 8.54% 4.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.11% 36.84% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 2
Median daily rate £125 £375 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.66% -14.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £200 £165
% change year-on-year -20.00% +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.71
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 Derbyshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 73 57 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 28.08% 23.17% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 13
Median daily rate £165 £370 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.40% -7.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £111 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £410 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £17.38 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £20.00 £24.00
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 Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Derbyshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Derbyshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -25 3 £125 -66.66%
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Internet

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) IT Support
2 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) IT Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop Support
3 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus