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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 65 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 24 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.97% 1.42% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.08% 6.31% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 5
Average daily rate
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£225 £238 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £109 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £199 £150 £165
% change year-on-year
+32.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
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
339 222 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.76% 22.45% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 133 95
Average daily rate £335 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.50 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £16.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 21 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (25.00%) VMware
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (19.44%) CentOS
7 6 (16.67%) Linux
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.89%) MS Office
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL
8 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (11.11%) Ubuntu
9 4 (11.11%) Splunk
9 4 (11.11%) Firewall
9 4 (11.11%) Python
9 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 4 (11.11%) SAN
10 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (8.33%) SSL
10 3 (8.33%) Oracle
10 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.33%) Workflow
10 3 (8.33%) Service Management
10 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
10 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
10 3 (8.33%) Remedy

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 3 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) Extranet
3 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MSI
1 2 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Law
1 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Support Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 12 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Firewall Support
8 2 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Packager
8 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
1 3 (8.33%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.56%) WSH
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) NHS
1 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) CentOS
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (11.11%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.78%) Debian
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Service Management
2 3 (8.33%) Workflow
2 3 (8.33%) Time Management
3 2 (5.56%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCDST
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (8.33%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Splunk
4 3 (8.33%) Imperva
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Remedy
5 2 (5.56%) Sun
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Novell
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
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