The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 83 72 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.70% 1.14% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.42% 5.06% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Average daily rate £120 £118 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £109 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £255 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £140
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.58 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.44 £12.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.20 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%
Windows XP
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
292 257 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.51% 22.58% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 169 130
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.47 £9.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £19.40 £15.00
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 Leeds

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
3 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 11 (45.83%) Windows 8
4 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 7 (29.17%) SLA
7 6 (25.00%) ITSM
8 5 (20.83%) DameWare
8 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
8 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
8 5 (20.83%) Migration
8 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
8 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.50%) Dell
10 3 (12.50%) MS Office
10 3 (12.50%) Retail
10 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (12.50%) Law
10 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
11 2 (8.33%) ThinApp
11 2 (8.33%) Application Discovery
11 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Law
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) EPoS Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) AS400
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 8
3 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) ITSM
3 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Application Discovery
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Server Patching
5 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (8.33%) MCITP
1 2 (8.33%) MCSA
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) DameWare
2 2 (8.33%) ThinApp
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.17%) Wincor Nixdorf
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