Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 89 97
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.36% 1.01% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.97% 4.08% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Oxfordshire median daily rate £190 £145 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -31.76% +63.46%
10th Percentile £155 £124 £161
90th Percentile £304 £201 £330
South East median daily rate £175 £150 £225
% change year-on-year +16.67% -33.33% -22.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £10.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.88% +8.04%
South East median hourly rate £11.78 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -15.86% - -9.68%

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 203 294 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 18.30% 24.71% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 231 177
Oxfordshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +26.58%
10th Percentile £140 £143 £138
90th Percentile £563 £613 £508
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.90 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.66% -17.44% +0.81%
10th Percentile £15.74 £10.00 £10.41
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.25 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year - +6.87% -10.79%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Carterton +2 2 £190 +90.00%
Oxford +16 1 £145 -
Banbury - 1 £300 -
Windows XP
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (50.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Hardware Maintenance
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft