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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 63 42 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 22 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.90% 3.14% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 11.90% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.22% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £97 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £189 £165 £150
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.48 £14.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -11.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £10.37 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £60.70 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -10.34%
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
308 252 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.67% 26.42% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 138 86
Average daily rate £300 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £158 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.52 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% -16.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.37 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £81.00 £85.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (54.29%) Windows 7
4 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (34.29%) VMware
6 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (25.71%) CentOS
9 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
9 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (17.14%) Splunk
9 6 (17.14%) Linux
9 6 (17.14%) Python
9 6 (17.14%) SAN
10 5 (14.29%) Service Management
10 5 (14.29%) Workflow
10 5 (14.29%) VMware Server
11 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (11.43%) Firewall
11 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.43%) MS Office
12 3 (8.57%) ITIL
12 3 (8.57%) Oracle
12 3 (8.57%) LAN
12 3 (8.57%) NetApp
12 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
12 3 (8.57%) Sun
12 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) SSL
3 3 (8.57%) Network Security
4 2 (5.71%) Extranet
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (5.71%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.71%) Law
1 2 (5.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Support Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 9 (25.71%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (17.14%) Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Firewall Support
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.71%) Applications Packager
8 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Application Packaging
1 3 (8.57%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.71%) WSH
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Windows 7
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (25.71%) CentOS
5 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
5 6 (17.14%) Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.86%) Debian
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Service Management
1 5 (14.29%) Workflow
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
2 3 (8.57%) Time Management
3 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) MCDST
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (8.57%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) VMware
2 6 (17.14%) Splunk
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) NetApp
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Sun
3 3 (8.57%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) Dell
3 3 (8.57%) Remedy
3 3 (8.57%) Imperva
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
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