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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 29 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 16 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.98% 5.76% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.68% 24.44% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£150 - £82
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £187 £235
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -20.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +1.81%
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
137 45 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.08% 23.56% 33.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 19 42
Average daily rate £325 £358 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £149 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -20.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 14 £150 - 2
Windows XP
North West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (63.33%) Windows 7
3 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 14 (46.67%) MS Office
5 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (33.33%) Citrix
6 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) Migration
9 4 (13.33%) VMS
9 4 (13.33%) OpenVMS
10 3 (10.00%) Internet
10 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
10 3 (10.00%) SCCM
11 2 (6.67%) SCOM
11 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
11 2 (6.67%) Workflow
11 2 (6.67%) SLA
11 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
11 2 (6.67%) SMS
11 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
11 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
11 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
12 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
12 1 (3.33%) XenApp
12 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
12 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
12 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Office
2 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) SMS
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Service Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Desktop Support
5 5 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) IT Support
6 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Applications Support
6 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) SCCM Specialist
9 1 (3.33%) Server Support Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Rollout Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows 7
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.33%) VMS
5 4 (13.33%) OpenVMS
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.33%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) Workflow
2 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) MOM
3 1 (3.33%) Netcool
3 1 (3.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Remedy
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Computacenter
3 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
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