The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 33 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 -14  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.38% 1.54% 6.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.32% 6.06% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £95 £77 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.37% -69.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £188 £175
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £12.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.00%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 76 66 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 28.68% 25.48% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 32
Median daily rate £300 £350 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +26.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 12
Median hourly rate £26.50 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.84% -5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.27 £11.22 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.50 £30.00
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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Leicestershire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Leicestershire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -3 1 £95 -
Windows XP
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory