The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 23 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 13 24
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough - 7.22% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 22.58% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £310 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £188 £175
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.69
% change year-on-year -3.70% -1.35%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 31 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 14.74% 31.96% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 9
Median daily rate £313 £174 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.59% -22.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 19
Median hourly rate £17.25 £10.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.50% -54.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £31.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Peterborough

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee