Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 21 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 79 61
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.82% 0.56% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.49% 2.48% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Oxford median daily rate - £265 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +103.85% -15.45%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £145 £239 £130
% change year-on-year -39.27% +83.65% -29.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Oxford median hourly rate £10.00 £9.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -39.35% +6.90%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year -33.88% +8.04% -1.23%

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 Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 172 161 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 23.37% 22.68% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 119 109
Oxford median daily rate £425 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +28.00% -30.56%
10th Percentile £177 £128 £133
90th Percentile £620 £528 £446
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £320
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 24
Oxford median hourly rate £17.77 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.16% -37.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £74.66 £20.00 £112.45
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.62% +1.56% +14.29%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Oxford

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Oxford

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) iPhone
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Samsung
3 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
1 2 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Samsung
2 2 (33.33%) VMware