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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 18 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.11% 1.34% 3.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.95% 5.71% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£115 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £199 £150 £165
% change year-on-year
+32.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
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
41 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.30% 23.49% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 15
Average daily rate £190 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.77 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.24% -36.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
3 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) Citrix
5 9 (47.37%) MS Office
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 2000
8 3 (15.79%) SCCM
9 2 (10.53%) iPad
9 2 (10.53%) Acronis
9 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
9 2 (10.53%) Migration
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (10.53%) PDA
9 2 (10.53%) Workflow
10 1 (5.26%) Finance
10 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
10 1 (5.26%) ISEB
10 1 (5.26%) SQL
10 1 (5.26%) SMS
10 1 (5.26%) SLA
10 1 (5.26%) IBM
10 1 (5.26%) Internet
10 1 (5.26%) MOM
10 1 (5.26%) Netcool

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PDA
1 2 (10.53%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 2000
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Workflow
1 2 (10.53%) Migration
1 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.26%) V-Model
2 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
2 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.26%) Scrum
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
2 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) MOM
2 1 (5.26%) Netcool
2 1 (5.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
1 11 (57.89%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) Acronis
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy
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