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 3 months to 28 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 51 48
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 1.38% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.96% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 15
Median daily rate - £240 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +113.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £163
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £75.50
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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 124 115 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 23.66% 19.83% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 78 117
Median daily rate £400 £301 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.11% -7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £114 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £452 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Glasgow

Windows XP
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) IaaS

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware