Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 21 November 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.

Microsoft Windows XP
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 122 132
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.59% 1.44% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Edinburgh median daily rate - £245 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.60% +144.79%
Scotland median daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year +1.82% -4.35% +119.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £14.43 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.25% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.32% -8.82% +30.77%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 509 347 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.32% 16.42% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 166 223
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £206 £138 £220
90th Percentile £564 £500 £496
Scotland median daily rate £375 £330 £348
% change year-on-year +13.64% -5.04% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £19.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.61% +24.19% -9.25%
10th Percentile £11.15 £12.67 £11.45
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.00 £19.15
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year -6.85% -3.31% +14.39%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) thinkFolio
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Charles River
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Charles River
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow