The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Knutsford 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - 2.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 9.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £208 £225
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 16.18% 24.43% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 6
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £226 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £428 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows XP
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Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Windows XP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Toshiba
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (75.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Security
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Toshiba
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee