The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 24 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 23 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.85% 1.13% 3.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 7.69% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £188 £175
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.35 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +6.31%  
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17 26 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 14.53% 14.69% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 8
Median daily rate £220 £200 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -32.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £105 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.12 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £36.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Staffordshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Staffordshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Windows XP
West Midlands

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

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) Xerox
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Xerox