The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 45 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 13 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.64% - 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.23% - 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £211 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.25 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.74 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +1.77%
Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
158 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.11% 29.05% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 24 22
Average daily rate £245 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% -30.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
Tyne and Wear

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 18 April 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 15 (78.95%) Windows 7
4 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (57.89%) ITIL
5 11 (57.89%) DHCP
6 10 (52.63%) CA
6 10 (52.63%) Unicenter
6 10 (52.63%) Change Management
6 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
7 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) DTS
8 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
9 6 (31.58%) MS Office
10 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 2 (10.53%) SSH
11 2 (10.53%) Korn
11 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (10.53%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
11 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
11 2 (10.53%) Firewall
11 2 (10.53%) UNIX
11 2 (10.53%) NFS
11 2 (10.53%) VPN
11 2 (10.53%) DNS
11 2 (10.53%) Linux
11 2 (10.53%) JBoss
11 2 (10.53%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) SSH
2 2 (10.53%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) DTS
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Desktop Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Desktop Support
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Assistant
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Administrator
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows 7
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Change Management
2 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Korn
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) CA
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) HP
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