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 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
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 15 19 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 14.71% 14.71% 11.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 21.74% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Median daily rate £416 £278 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -13.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £251 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £307 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £200 £165
% change year-on-year -20.00% +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Erskine with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 92 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 50.00% 67.65% 44.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 66 23
Median daily rate £400 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £271 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

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 Erskine region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 18 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
3 16 (88.89%) Windows 10
4 10 (55.56%) Patch Management
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 10 (55.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 10 (55.56%) Prototyping
4 10 (55.56%) Software Distribution
4 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 10 (55.56%) HTTP
4 10 (55.56%) HTTPS
4 10 (55.56%) SSL
4 10 (55.56%) VB
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (55.56%) REXX
4 10 (55.56%) Tcl
4 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 10 (55.56%) MSI
5 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
7 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
7 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
7 7 (38.89%) MCTS

Windows XP
Top Related 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 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) HTTP
1 10 (55.56%) HTTPS
1 10 (55.56%) SSL
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MSI
2 7 (38.89%) StarTeam
3 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Hardware Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (88.89%) Windows 10
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 7 (38.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 10 (55.56%) Patch Management
1 10 (55.56%) Prototyping
1 10 (55.56%) Software Distribution
1 10 (55.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Change Management
2 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 10 (55.56%) REXX
2 10 (55.56%) Tcl
2 10 (55.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 7 (38.89%) MCITP
3 7 (38.89%) MCSA
3 7 (38.89%) MCSE
3 7 (38.89%) MCTS
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (38.89%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (38.89%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Citrix
1 7 (38.89%) Intel Security
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) Veritas