The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 40 37 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 -18  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.29% 0.30% 5.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.85% 3.57% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £200 £163
% change year-on-year -20.00% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.26 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.25% +15.16%  
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 Warwickshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 54 28 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 15.61% 8.28% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 34
Median daily rate £400 £241 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.97% -22.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £115 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £340 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 34
Median hourly rate £15.85 £15.93 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +1.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.00 £34.20
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 Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Warwickshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Warwickshire

Windows XP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft