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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 48 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.80% 3.28% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.47% 15.00% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£188 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £150 £159
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
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
162 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.21% 21.86% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 20 14
Average daily rate £330 £291 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £391 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +104.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
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 19 December 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) JBoss
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
4 5 (41.67%) LDAP
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Korn
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) SSH
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) C
6 3 (25.00%) Perl
6 3 (25.00%) NFS
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) DTS
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) JBoss
2 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) OpenLDAP
2 5 (41.67%) LDAP
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) SSH
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DTS
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
4 1 (8.33%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (8.33%) Change Management
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Korn
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) CA
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