Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 18 September 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 52 60
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.06% 0.52% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.72% 1.40% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Lancashire median daily rate £445 - -
North West median daily rate £165 £150 £175
% change year-on-year +10.00% -14.29% -18.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -74.42% +186.67%
North West median hourly rate £12.39 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -4.69% -3.70% -10.00%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 149 214 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.61% 37.28% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 128 125
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.65% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £260
90th Percentile £619 £575 £488
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 13
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 £41.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.15% +161.72% +6.67%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.63 £11.72
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £14.17
% change year-on-year +2.32% +9.39% -5.53%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Lancashire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Lancashire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in Lancashire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows XP in Lancashire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Lancashire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 8 £460 -
Preston +19 3 - -
Lancaster - 1 - -
Windows XP
North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) AIX
2 8 (61.54%) Solaris
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 2000
2 8 (61.54%) Windows NT
2 8 (61.54%) Client/Server
2 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 8 (61.54%) IIS
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
2 8 (61.54%) Sun
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) EMC
2 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 8 (61.54%) Hitachi
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 8 (61.54%) DMZ
2 8 (61.54%) VLAN
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Palo Alto
3 7 (53.85%) SCCM
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 8 (61.54%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DMZ
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
1 8 (61.54%) VLAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Service Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) AIX
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Solaris
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 2000
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 8 (61.54%) Windows NT
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Security
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Server Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) EMC
1 8 (61.54%) Hitachi
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
1 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
1 8 (61.54%) Sun
2 7 (53.85%) Palo Alto
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Apple