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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 24 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.45% 7.19% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.69% 29.41% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£170 £100 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £195 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.25 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
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
77 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.50% 24.46% 33.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 31
Average daily rate £215 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £104 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £474 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.49 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.08% +13.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £10.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £15.00 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 June 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) MS Office
5 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (38.10%) Citrix
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) VMS
8 4 (19.05%) OpenVMS
9 3 (14.29%) SCCM
9 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
10 2 (9.52%) SCOM
10 2 (9.52%) Internet
10 2 (9.52%) SMS
11 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
11 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
11 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
11 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
11 1 (4.76%) IBM
11 1 (4.76%) SAN
11 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (4.76%) HP
11 1 (4.76%) EMC
11 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (4.76%) MOM
11 1 (4.76%) Netcool
11 1 (4.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Office
2 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) SMS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Support
4 4 (19.05%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) IT Support
5 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) Server Support
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) SCCM Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (19.05%) VMS
5 4 (19.05%) OpenVMS
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
1 1 (4.76%) Security Patching
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) MOM
3 1 (4.76%) Netcool
3 1 (4.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Computacenter