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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 68 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 31 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.88% 2.73% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.06% 13.67% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £120 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -48.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £83 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £216 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 15
Average hourly rate £10.01 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.23% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £17.13 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.95
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +0.35%
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
308 278 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.68% 19.96% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 126 77
Average daily rate £350 £310 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.06 £27.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +1 3 - - 1
Stockport -4 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (65.08%) Windows 7
3 36 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 36 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 28 (44.44%) MS Office
5 22 (34.92%) MS Excel
6 17 (26.98%) ITIL
7 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
8 15 (23.81%) Migration
9 13 (20.63%) Citrix
10 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (11.11%) Lotus
11 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 7 (11.11%) IBM Notes
11 7 (11.11%) Oracle
11 7 (11.11%) SCCM
11 7 (11.11%) Windows 8
12 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
12 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
12 6 (9.52%) SQL
12 6 (9.52%) Blackberry
13 5 (7.94%) Apple
13 5 (7.94%) Application Packaging
13 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (7.94%) Validation
14 4 (6.35%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (6.35%) Project Management
14 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (6.35%) SLA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (44.44%) MS Office
2 22 (34.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) Extranet
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MSI
1 1 (1.59%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.59%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Law
2 1 (1.59%) Legal
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (17.46%) Service Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Data Centre Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) IT Support
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (4.76%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.59%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.76%) NHS
2 3 (4.76%) Handset
3 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (65.08%) Windows 7
3 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.59%) Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.59%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.59%) Android
9 1 (1.59%) CentOS
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) Migration
3 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.94%) Validation
5 4 (6.35%) Project Management
5 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.76%) PRINCE
6 3 (4.76%) Service Management
6 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.17%) Time Management
8 1 (1.59%) Email Migration
8 1 (1.59%) Network Management
8 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.59%) Document Management
8 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.59%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) VBScript
2 3 (4.76%) VB
2 3 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) MCP
2 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.59%) CCNA
3 1 (1.59%) MCSE
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) MCDST
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) Citrix
3 7 (11.11%) Lotus
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle
4 5 (7.94%) Apple
5 3 (4.76%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) Symantec
5 3 (4.76%) VMware
6 2 (3.17%) Remedy
6 2 (3.17%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) Acronis
7 1 (1.59%) Dell
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco
7 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.59%) McAfee
7 1 (1.59%) Imperva
7 1 (1.59%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.59%) Google
7 1 (1.59%) AppSense
7 1 (1.59%) Wyse
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