Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 20 November 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 91 96
Rank change year-on-year +29 +5 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 28 62 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.26% 2.80% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.06% 6.04% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 54 4
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £310 £323 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.88% +51.76% +11.84%
10th Percentile £142 £179 £141
90th Percentile £391 £388 £275
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £320 £213
% change year-on-year -3.13% +50.59% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.00 - £18.25
10th Percentile £13.00 - £15.13
90th Percentile £15.00 - £21.58
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 - £18.25

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 309 1027 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.97% 46.41% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 728 216
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +8.31%
10th Percentile £223 £218 £238
90th Percentile £538 £479 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 76 37
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +5.66% +29.02%
10th Percentile £9.14 £14.88 £11.72
90th Percentile £45.66 £36.00 £43.30
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -53.57% +7.69% +85.71%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows XP in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 21 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 21 (75.00%) Unix
3 21 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 21 (75.00%) SQL
3 21 (75.00%) Oracle
3 21 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 21 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (67.86%) OpenLDAP
4 19 (67.86%) LDAP
4 19 (67.86%) NFS
4 19 (67.86%) DNS
5 18 (64.29%) JBoss
5 18 (64.29%) SSH
6 14 (50.00%) DevOps
7 13 (46.43%) Korn
7 13 (46.43%) Firewall
7 13 (46.43%) Perl
8 12 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (21.43%) HP
9 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
10 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
12 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
13 2 (7.14%) Problem Management

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 21 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 18 (64.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) DNS
1 19 (67.86%) LDAP
1 19 (67.86%) OpenLDAP
2 18 (64.29%) SSH
3 13 (46.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Support
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) PC Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) PC Rollout Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Services Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Unix Support
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Rollout Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) XP Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Linux
3 21 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (75.00%) Unix
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) DevOps
2 12 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.14%) SEO
4 1 (3.57%) Information Security
4 1 (3.57%) ITSM
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) Korn
2 13 (46.43%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 19 (67.86%) NFS
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Oracle
1 21 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (21.43%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Dell
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) AppSense
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.57%) VMware