The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 30 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.08% 4.66% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 21.95% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £11.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -46.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £11.00 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.90 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -1.81%
Windows XP
Merseyside

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

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
90 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.25% 21.24% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 18
Average daily rate £200 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -45.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) Network Design
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) VMS
8 2 (13.33%) OpenVMS
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Internet
8 2 (13.33%) CCIE
8 2 (13.33%) CCNP
8 2 (13.33%) Juniper
9 1 (6.67%) Retail
9 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (13.33%) VMS
4 2 (13.33%) OpenVMS
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCIE
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
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