The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 28 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 32 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.41% 1.36% 5.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 8.57% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £110 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -37.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £184 £176
% change year-on-year -19.72% +4.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £10.20
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 Northampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 45 35 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 18.37% 15.84% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 51
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £110 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 27
Median hourly rate £11.17 £15.13 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.14% +44.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.88 £20.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Northampton

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Northampton

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Skype

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM