The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 16 19 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.78% 4.35% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 35.29% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £191 £140
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +36.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.17 £28.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -50.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Windows XP
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 21.19% 12.32% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Average daily rate £300 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £438 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 16
Average hourly rate £16.84 £14.35 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -54.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.25 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) German Language
4 6 (60.00%) Dutch Language
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) Local Government
7 3 (30.00%) French Language
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) Italian Language
7 3 (30.00%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (30.00%) Russian Language
7 3 (30.00%) Turkish Language
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (20.00%) iPad
8 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) VPN
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (20.00%) MCDST
8 2 (20.00%) Handset
8 2 (20.00%) Service Management
8 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (20.00%) Wireless
9 1 (10.00%) Migration

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 6 (60.00%) Dutch Language
1 6 (60.00%) German Language
2 4 (40.00%) Local Government
3 3 (30.00%) French Language
3 3 (30.00%) Italian Language
3 3 (30.00%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (30.00%) Russian Language
3 3 (30.00%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Rollout Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Handset
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCDST
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) AppSense
3 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
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