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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 91 86
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.46% 1.15% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.63% 4.64% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate - £125 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -44.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £188 £175
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Median hourly rate £13.93 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £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 190 366 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 17.56% 24.83% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 258 214
Median daily rate £388 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.24% +23.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 20
Median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.08 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £16.13 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Break/Fix
5 2 (22.22%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Document Management
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) Sage 1000
6 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) Law
6 1 (11.11%) Legal
6 1 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (11.11%) Sage
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Extranet
6 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio

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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Customer Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Break/Fix
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
2 1 (11.11%) Sage