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 3 months to 29 March 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 41 45
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.08% 2.40% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 8.28% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Median daily rate £145 £130 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £200 £165
% change year-on-year -17.50% +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 14
Median hourly rate £12.43 £14.50 £13.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.31% +6.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.49 £13.40 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £14.50 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 120 145 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 21.62% 29.06% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 111 110
Median daily rate £375 £295 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.11% -13.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 46
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Windows XP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kidlington -1 4 £145 -
Oxford -14 2 - - 1
Windows XP
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) MS Office
3 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (66.67%) Service Management
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (11.11%) AppSense
6 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
6 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) 3G

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 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) IT Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Service Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (66.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) IT Support
2 6 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Service Desk Support
2 6 (66.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 3 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (33.33%) IT Technician
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) AppSense