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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 28 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.12% 5.88% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.82% 19.35% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £185 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £191 £140
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +36.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
39 62 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.53% 30.39% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 10
Average daily rate £413 £163 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+153.84% -52.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -17.56%
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 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 9 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Vista
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) CCIE
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (23.08%) Network Design
7 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
7 2 (15.38%) Local Government
7 2 (15.38%) MCDST
7 2 (15.38%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 2 (15.38%) Handset
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 4 (30.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Network Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) EPoS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Executive
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Executive
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) EPoS
2 2 (15.38%) Handset
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Vista
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCIE
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCDST
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Wincor Nixdorf