The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 50 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.74% 5.88% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.59% 18.18% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
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£120 £246 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.21% -1.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.12% +47.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
Windows XP
Tyne and Wear

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

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
179 110 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.08% 32.35% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 77 15
Average daily rate £283 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.80% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £399 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 10
Average hourly rate £13.61 £10.50 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.57% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £12.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (60.00%) ITIL
4 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (53.33%) HP
6 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 7 (46.67%) DHCP
7 5 (33.33%) Service Management
7 5 (33.33%) ITSM
7 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 5 (33.33%) Information Security
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco
7 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (33.33%) Dell
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) CA
8 4 (26.67%) Unicenter
8 4 (26.67%) DTS
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) Change Management
9 3 (20.00%) VMware
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) SSH
3 1 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DTS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
1 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) ITSM
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Korn
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (20.00%) Xen
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Unicenter
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (20.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Dell
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) CA
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) McAfee
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle