The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 25 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 2.31% 1.38% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.34% 2.94% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £163
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.75 -
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 Guildford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 29 68 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 22.31% 46.90% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 16
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £185 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £540 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +37.93%  
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 Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Guildford

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Guildford

Windows XP
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

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 Guildford region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Remote Desktop

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft