The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank - 50 24
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 0.46% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.63% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £123 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £200 £163
% change year-on-year -20.00% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.66%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 110 123 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 29.49% 28.41% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 92 9
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Sheffield

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Sheffield

Windows XP
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8