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 3 months to 27 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.

Microsoft Windows XP
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 - 76
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% - 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% - 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £165
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £200 £163
% change year-on-year -5.00% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.82 - £14.00
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 170 291 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 18.93% 19.14% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 139 113
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £38.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft