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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 62 49 74
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 11 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.11% 2.83% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.89% 10.04% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 4
Average daily rate
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£135 £107 £199
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -46.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £90 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £300 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £13.20 £12.45 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -14.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.95 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.60 £104.01 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% -6.89%
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
225 249 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.61% 28.17% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 130 94
Average daily rate £270 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £107 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 12
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% -16.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (45.95%) CentOS
3 17 (45.95%) VMware
3 17 (45.95%) Ubuntu
4 15 (40.54%) Python
4 15 (40.54%) SAN
5 14 (37.84%) Service Management
5 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
5 14 (37.84%) VMware Server
5 14 (37.84%) Splunk
6 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
7 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
7 12 (32.43%) Workflow
8 11 (29.73%) Linux
9 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.51%) MS Office
10 5 (13.51%) ITIL
10 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
12 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (8.11%) Windows NT
12 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000
12 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Management
13 2 (5.41%) Office 365
13 2 (5.41%) Project Management
13 2 (5.41%) SLA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Desktop Support
3 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Support
5 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) IT Support
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) NHS
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (45.95%) CentOS
3 17 (45.95%) Ubuntu
4 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
5 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows NT
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Service Management
1 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
2 12 (32.43%) Workflow
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) VMware Server
2 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) VMware
2 14 (37.84%) Splunk
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.70%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Sun
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
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