Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 March 2019 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 103 81
Rank change year-on-year +35 -22 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.49% 0.47% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.02% 2.30% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £210 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.48% +44.83% +11.54%
South East median daily rate £185 £143 £165
% change year-on-year +29.82% -13.64% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.85% -14.31%
South East median hourly rate £11.78 £14.00 £14.30
% change year-on-year -15.84% -2.10% -4.67%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 198 261 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.24% 20.42% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 187 140
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% -1.88% +33.33%
10th Percentile £135 £140 £150
90th Percentile £538 £625 £538
South East median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £41.25 £15.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.13% +4.38% -4.19%
10th Percentile £17.19 £12.10 £10.48
90th Percentile £47.25 £55.25 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.56
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.50% -18.13%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft