The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 60 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 36 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.34% 1.36% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.25% 6.42% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 9
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£160 £320 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £150 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £320 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.71 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -0.29%
Windows XP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
320 265 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.78% 21.15% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 128 88
Average daily rate £313 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £201 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.71 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Manchester region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Manchester region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan -1 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £140 -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (66.18%) Windows 7
3 43 (63.24%) Active Directory
4 34 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 27 (39.71%) MS Office
5 27 (39.71%) ITIL
6 21 (30.88%) Migration
7 18 (26.47%) Citrix
8 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
8 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
9 13 (19.12%) VMware
9 13 (19.12%) Incident Management
10 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (16.18%) Windows 8
12 9 (13.24%) SCCM
12 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (11.76%) MCSA
13 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (10.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 6 (8.82%) Office 365
15 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
15 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
15 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
15 6 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (8.82%) IBM Notes
15 6 (8.82%) Lotus

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (39.71%) MS Office
2 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.88%) WAN
3 3 (4.41%) LAN
4 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) DNS
5 1 (1.47%) Extranet
5 1 (1.47%) Firewall
5 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MSI
2 1 (1.47%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.47%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Law
2 1 (1.47%) Legal
2 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Analyst
2 18 (26.47%) Support Engineer
3 15 (22.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (20.59%) 1st Line Support
5 11 (16.18%) Service Analyst
6 9 (13.24%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (13.24%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Field Service Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Field Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Field Support Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) PC Support
9 4 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.41%) Handset
3 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.47%) PDA
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Life Science
4 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (66.18%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (16.18%) Windows 8
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.47%) Android
8 1 (1.47%) Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.47%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) ITIL
2 21 (30.88%) Migration
3 13 (19.12%) Incident Management
4 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (10.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.35%) Project Management
7 5 (7.35%) Change Management
7 5 (7.35%) Validation
8 4 (5.88%) Logistics
9 3 (4.41%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.41%) Service Management
10 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.47%) Strategic Planning
11 1 (1.47%) Document Management
11 1 (1.47%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) VBA
3 1 (1.47%) VBScript
3 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.76%) MCSA
3 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.41%) MCITP
7 2 (2.94%) MCP
8 1 (1.47%) Degree
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (63.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
5 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) SCCM
2 2 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.47%) Citrix
3 13 (19.12%) VMware
4 6 (8.82%) Lotus
5 4 (5.88%) Apple
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle
6 3 (4.41%) HP
6 3 (4.41%) Symantec
7 1 (1.47%) McAfee
7 1 (1.47%) Wyse
7 1 (1.47%) Dell
7 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.47%) AppSense
7 1 (1.47%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.47%) Google
7 1 (1.47%) WatchGuard
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