The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 39 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.72% 5.14% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 24.44% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.63% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £9.80 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £11.55 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
117 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.06% 21.03% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 19
Average daily rate £175 £200 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £144 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £447 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.30 £15.00 £21.50
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 Merseyside

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Liverpool -18 1 - - 1
St Helens - 1 - -
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (61.11%) MS Office
5 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) VMS
8 3 (16.67%) OpenVMS
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
9 2 (11.11%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (11.11%) Android
9 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
9 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (11.11%) WatchGuard
9 2 (11.11%) Firewall
9 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 2 (11.11%) SLA
9 2 (11.11%) LAN
9 2 (11.11%) WAN
9 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
10 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (5.56%) Internet

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Office
2 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) VMS
4 3 (16.67%) OpenVMS
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 2 (11.11%) Android
5 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.11%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) WatchGuard
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
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