The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 32 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.51% 1.75% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.77% 10.00% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £150 £159
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 19.67% 17.54% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 6
Average daily rate £375 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £253 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £12.75 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Novell
5 1 (16.67%) Siemens
5 1 (16.67%) Sage
5 1 (16.67%) NHS
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Novell
2 1 (16.67%) Siemens
2 1 (16.67%) Sage