Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 100 86
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 14 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.14% 0.95% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.65% 4.21% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Oxfordshire median daily rate £145 £213 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.76% +63.46% -29.73%
10th Percentile £124 £161 £108
90th Percentile £201 £330 £301
South East median daily rate £150 £240 £290
% change year-on-year -37.50% -17.24% +34.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £10.00 £15.13 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.88% +8.04% -3.45%
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% -9.68% +3.33%

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 301 285 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.59% 22.58% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 187 214
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £144 £128 £150
90th Percentile £605 £508 £463
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 49
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +1.56% +12.68%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £131.55 £36.93 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%

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 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 24 November 2017. 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
Oxford -3 6 - -
Kidlington -8 4 £145 -31.76%
Carterton - 2 £100 -
Windows XP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) Android
7 2 (14.29%) iPhone
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 2 (14.29%) Samsung
7 2 (14.29%) Hardware Maintenance
7 2 (14.29%) Break/Fix
7 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) IT Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) IT Support
2 6 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Junior
6 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
6 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
2 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Android
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Break/Fix
2 2 (14.29%) Hardware Maintenance
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Samsung
4 1 (7.14%) Acronis
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee