The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 30 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
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 22 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 13.16% 13.55% 9.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 21.65% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Median daily rate £416 £278 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -13.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £251 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £307 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £200 £169
% change year-on-year -17.50% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 36 97 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 47.37% 62.58% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 66 28
Median daily rate £400 £388 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +15.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Renfrewshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Renfrewshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Erskine +6 10 £416 +50.00%
Windows XP
Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 10
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) HTTP
3 10 (66.67%) HTTPS
3 10 (66.67%) SSL
3 10 (66.67%) VB
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) REXX
3 10 (66.67%) Tcl
3 10 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 10 (66.67%) MSI
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (66.67%) Software Distribution
3 10 (66.67%) Patch Management
3 10 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 10 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) Prototyping
4 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Clustering
5 5 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (33.33%) Office 365
5 5 (33.33%) Intel Security

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) HTTP
1 10 (66.67%) HTTPS
1 10 (66.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MSI
2 5 (33.33%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Hardware Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 10
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 10 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 10 (66.67%) Prototyping
1 10 (66.67%) Software Distribution
1 10 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (26.67%) Smoke Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (66.67%) REXX
2 10 (66.67%) Tcl
2 10 (66.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (33.33%) MCITP
2 5 (33.33%) MCSA
2 5 (33.33%) MCSE
2 5 (33.33%) MCTS
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (33.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
1 5 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Veritas