The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 27 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 88 78
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.84% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.80% 4.07% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £110 £145 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.13% -9.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £200 £163
% change year-on-year -5.00% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.81 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.10% -  
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 Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 222 295 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 22.11% 20.66% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 188 166
Median daily rate £400 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £184 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 14
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.10 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.35% -1.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £10.20 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Leeds

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Leeds

Windows XP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Legal
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) MS Office
3 8 (57.14%) Blackberry
3 8 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 7 (50.00%) ITSM
4 7 (50.00%) iPhone
4 7 (50.00%) iPad
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) JIRA
7 1 (7.14%) QA
7 1 (7.14%) Law
7 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) SCCM
7 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) V-Model

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) MSTest
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Customer Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Blackberry
2 7 (50.00%) iPad
2 7 (50.00%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) ITSM
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) V-Model
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle