The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Liverpool region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 17 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.44% 0.66% 6.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 1.75% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £82 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -72.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £186 £240 £240
% change year-on-year
-22.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.49 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.19% 37.75% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 18
Average daily rate £340 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £12.49 £28.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.17% +62.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
Merseyside

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 29 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) Apple
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) DNA
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) PDA
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Acronis
6 1 (12.50%) AppDNA
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (12.50%) MSI

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) DNA
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Acronis
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.49 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago