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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 44 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.45% 2.86% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.22% 8.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£120 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.95
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +0.35%
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
134 157 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.74% 32.11% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 113 22
Average daily rate £325 £245 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £195 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £402 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.02 £10.50 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Dell
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) ITSM
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (37.50%) Information Security
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) CA
6 2 (25.00%) Unicenter
6 2 (25.00%) DTS
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
7 1 (12.50%) Retail
7 1 (12.50%) SSH
7 1 (12.50%) Korn
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DTS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat