The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 11 - 8
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 3.28% - 7.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% - 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £165
% change year-on-year -17.33% +13.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £14.20 - £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.44
% change year-on-year - +4.18%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 9 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 24.59% 16.36% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £14.20 £37.75 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.38% +154.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Stevenage

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Stevenage

Windows XP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

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

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Samsung
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Samsung