Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 95 80
Rank change year-on-year -13 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 11 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 0.38% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.84% 1.28% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 11
Glasgow median daily rate £230 £425 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.88% +84.78% +50.57%
10th Percentile £146 £413 £175
90th Percentile £265 £438 £338
Scotland median daily rate £248 £258 £253
% change year-on-year -3.88% +1.98% +83.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.00% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £11.78 £15.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -24.00% -56.94% +164.22%

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 387 391 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.61% 29.58% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 177 176
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £388 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +11.51% +4.12%
10th Percentile £173 £210 £188
90th Percentile £525 £505 £450
Scotland median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% -16.67% -37.78%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.50 £19.50
90th Percentile £21.80 £23.50 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £15.68 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.15% -58.19% +29.31%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 8 (72.73%) Windows 10
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
7 4 (36.36%) Time Management
7 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Change Management
7 4 (36.36%) Migration
7 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (27.27%) ADSL
8 3 (27.27%) VPN
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (18.18%) Intranet
9 2 (18.18%) Extranet
9 2 (18.18%) Broadband
9 2 (18.18%) SLA
9 2 (18.18%) Apple
9 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL
9 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (18.18%) CRM
9 2 (18.18%) Service Management
9 2 (18.18%) Law
9 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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:

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) ADSL
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) Broadband
2 2 (18.18%) Extranet
2 2 (18.18%) Intranet
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
1 1 (9.09%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (18.18%) French Language
1 2 (18.18%) German Language
1 2 (18.18%) Italian Language
1 2 (18.18%) Law
1 2 (18.18%) Mandarin Language
1 2 (18.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 10
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Time Management
2 3 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Break/Fix
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 2 (18.18%) iManage
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) VMware