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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 35 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.33% 6.29% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.12% 25.58% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -48.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Windows XP
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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
89 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.08% 24.57% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 17
Average daily rate £164 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £134 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -47.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) MS Office
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
8 3 (21.43%) VMS
8 3 (21.43%) OpenVMS
9 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (7.14%) Retail
10 1 (7.14%) QA
10 1 (7.14%) SCCM
10 1 (7.14%) Internet
10 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
10 1 (7.14%) Office 365
10 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
10 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (7.14%) XenApp

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
4 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
4 3 (21.43%) IT Support
5 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Server Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) VMS
5 3 (21.43%) OpenVMS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
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