The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bradford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 21 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.67% 2.82% 6.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 13.51% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £250 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £240 £200
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.62 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.71% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 18.12% 20.90% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 15
Average daily rate £313 £238 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £195 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £440 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -53.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows XP
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Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Windows XP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Novell
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) ZENworks
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ZENworks
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Novell
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee