The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine 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 June 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
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 42 25
Rank change year-on-year +31 -17  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 18.52% 5.01% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.83% 13.25% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 1
Median daily rate £250 £265 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% -25.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £188 £175
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.69
% change year-on-year -3.70% -1.35%  

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 Erskine with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 24 166 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 88.89% 37.81% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 101 24
Median daily rate £400 £321 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.61% -8.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £440 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine 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 Erskine

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) VB
3 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) HTTP
3 11 (73.33%) HTTPS
3 11 (73.33%) SSL
3 11 (73.33%) REXX
3 11 (73.33%) Tcl
3 11 (73.33%) Configuration Management
3 11 (73.33%) MSI
3 11 (73.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (73.33%) Software Distribution
3 11 (73.33%) Patch Management
3 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
3 11 (73.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 11 (73.33%) Prototyping
4 4 (26.67%) Smoke Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) HTTP
1 11 (73.33%) HTTPS
1 11 (73.33%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MSI
2 3 (20.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Configuration Management
1 11 (73.33%) Patch Management
1 11 (73.33%) Prototyping
1 11 (73.33%) Software Distribution
1 11 (73.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (26.67%) Smoke Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (73.33%) REXX
2 11 (73.33%) Tcl
2 11 (73.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (20.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas