Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 17 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 70 78
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 1.60% 1.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.35% 5.81% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 12
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £243 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.26% +5.43% +53.33%
10th Percentile £413 £173 £97
90th Percentile £438 £364 £311
Scotland median daily rate £425 £275 £275
% change year-on-year +54.55% - +115.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.86 - £16.00
10th Percentile £13.00 - £15.50
90th Percentile £20.01 - £16.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.32% -6.06% +26.92%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 341 310 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.07% 27.53% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 169 186
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £203 £173 £195
90th Percentile £550 £438 £450
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 14
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.33 £13.38 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.41% -74.51% +218.18%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.60
90th Percentile £22.78 £22.50 £73.38
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £19.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year -14.65% +1.99% +14.39%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Glasgow

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Glasgow

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Glasgow

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows XP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (37.50%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) MCP

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Altiris
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec