The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 11 17 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 39 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.75% 6.67% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.97% 21.84% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £200 £235
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £14.60 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.55 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -3.50%
Windows XP
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
122 87 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.50% 30.53% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 22 44
Average daily rate £300 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 11
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £26.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -43.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £11.59 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £20.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +6 13 - -
Blackburn - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (61.11%) Citrix
3 53 (58.89%) Windows 7
4 47 (52.22%) Active Directory
5 45 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 43 (47.78%) SC Cleared
7 40 (44.44%) MS Office
7 40 (44.44%) SCCM
8 39 (43.33%) Microsoft
9 38 (42.22%) Windows Vista
10 36 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 35 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (36.67%) Software Deployment
13 32 (35.56%) Blackberry
14 31 (34.44%) AppSense
15 28 (31.11%) Lumension
15 28 (31.11%) CA
16 27 (30.00%) SLA
17 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (25.56%) DNS
19 22 (24.44%) DHCP
20 16 (17.78%) 3G
20 16 (17.78%) Wi-Fi
21 13 (14.44%) VMware
21 13 (14.44%) SQL
21 13 (14.44%) MS Exchange
22 12 (13.33%) Thin Client
22 12 (13.33%) Fat Client
22 12 (13.33%) XenApp
23 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 13 (14.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.22%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.11%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 40 (44.44%) MS Office
2 10 (11.11%) MS Project
3 7 (7.78%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.56%) DNS
2 22 (24.44%) DHCP
3 16 (17.78%) 3G
3 16 (17.78%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (11.11%) SMS
5 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.67%) LAN
7 3 (3.33%) Wireless
7 3 (3.33%) VPN
7 3 (3.33%) WAN
8 2 (2.22%) Firewall
8 2 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MSI
2 8 (8.89%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (2.22%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 41 (45.56%) Desktop Support
2 38 (42.22%) Support Engineer
3 32 (35.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 32 (35.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (8.89%) Applications Packager
6 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.44%) Tester
8 3 (3.33%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Support Specialist
9 2 (2.22%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.22%) Technical Support
9 2 (2.22%) Support Technician
9 2 (2.22%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.22%) Desktop Support Technician
9 2 (2.22%) Technical Support Specialist
9 2 (2.22%) Network Support
9 2 (2.22%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) Application Packaging
2 6 (6.67%) WSH
3 2 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.56%) Blackberry
2 12 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 12 (13.33%) Fat Client
3 7 (7.78%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.22%) Clustering
4 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (58.89%) Windows 7
3 38 (42.22%) Windows Vista
4 35 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.78%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.67%) Software Deployment
2 11 (12.22%) TQM
3 7 (7.78%) Project Management
4 4 (4.44%) Software Distribution
5 3 (3.33%) Service Management
5 3 (3.33%) ITSM
6 2 (2.22%) Migration
6 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.22%) Change Management
6 2 (2.22%) ITIL
6 2 (2.22%) Change Control
7 1 (1.11%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.11%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (1.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) VB
3 5 (5.56%) C
4 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (47.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) MCSE
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (52.22%) Active Directory
2 36 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (13.33%) XenApp
4 9 (10.00%) XenServer
5 7 (7.78%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.44%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (44.44%) SCCM
2 10 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (8.89%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 55 (61.11%) Citrix
2 39 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 31 (34.44%) AppSense
4 28 (31.11%) Lumension
4 28 (31.11%) CA
5 13 (14.44%) VMware
6 9 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle
7 2 (2.22%) Siebel
7 2 (2.22%) Cisco
7 2 (2.22%) Informatica
7 2 (2.22%) Open Text
7 2 (2.22%) IronPort
8 1 (1.11%) Infor
8 1 (1.11%) NetApp
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago