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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 38 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.14% 2.47% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.51% 13.79% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -39.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £128 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £148 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £11.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £12.00 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.00 £12.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -3.50%
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
94 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.20% 17.90% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 16 35
Average daily rate £300 £268 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
4 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) MS Office
4 11 (40.74%) UNIX
5 9 (33.33%) Perl
5 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) Firewall
6 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
6 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (25.93%) Korn
7 7 (25.93%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (25.93%) SSH
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle
7 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
7 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
7 7 (25.93%) JBoss
7 7 (25.93%) LDAP
7 7 (25.93%) DNS
7 7 (25.93%) NFS
7 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
8 6 (22.22%) HP
8 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
9 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
9 4 (14.81%) Change Management
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (14.81%) CA

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) SSH
2 7 (25.93%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (25.93%) LDAP
2 7 (25.93%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) DTS
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) UNIX Support
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Support
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Assistant
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) UNIX
2 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
1 4 (14.81%) Change Management
1 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Perl
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Korn
2 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) JBoss
2 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
3 6 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) CA
5 3 (11.11%) Dell
5 3 (11.11%) Toshiba
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
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