Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 19 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 101 113
Rank change year-on-year +31 +12 -45
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 30 69 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.47% 2.53% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.04% 5.91% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 59 6
North East median daily rate £310 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +44.44% +8.43%
10th Percentile £147 £194 £144
90th Percentile £390 £388 £275
England median daily rate £175 £250 £190
% change year-on-year -30.00% +31.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
North East median hourly rate £14.00 - £14.00
10th Percentile £13.00 - £8.30
90th Percentile £15.00 - £20.23
England median hourly rate £14.20 £13.59 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.49% -6.28% +3.57%

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 373 1167 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.67% 42.87% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 793 258
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -11.86% +13.46%
10th Percentile £195 £216 £213
90th Percentile £538 £475 £550
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 94 60
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +57.57% +6.09%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.52 £11.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.00 £43.08
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in the North East

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in the North East

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows XP in the North East

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in the North East

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Tyne and Wear +21 29 £310 -3.88%
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Linux
2 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
3 22 (73.33%) Red Hat
3 22 (73.33%) Unix
3 22 (73.33%) PL/SQL
3 22 (73.33%) SQL
3 22 (73.33%) Oracle
3 22 (73.33%) WebLogic
3 22 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
4 20 (66.67%) LDAP
4 20 (66.67%) NFS
4 20 (66.67%) DNS
5 19 (63.33%) JBoss
5 19 (63.33%) SSH
6 14 (46.67%) Korn
6 14 (46.67%) Firewall
6 14 (46.67%) Perl
6 14 (46.67%) DevOps
7 13 (43.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) HP
9 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
11 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
12 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (6.67%) Problem Management

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 22 (73.33%) WebLogic
2 19 (63.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) DNS
1 20 (66.67%) LDAP
1 20 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 19 (63.33%) SSH
3 14 (46.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Support
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) PC Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) PC Rollout Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Services Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Unix Support
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Rollout Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) XP Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Linux
3 22 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (73.33%) Unix
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) DevOps
2 13 (43.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (3.33%) Information Security
4 1 (3.33%) ITSM
4 1 (3.33%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) Scrum
4 1 (3.33%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) PL/SQL
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) Korn
2 14 (46.67%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (66.67%) NFS
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Oracle
1 22 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Dell
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) AppSense
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.33%) VMware