The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 48 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 19 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.73% 4.25% 4.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.27% 23.44% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 6
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£225 £175 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £148 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £264 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.20 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £14.84 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.89%
Windows XP
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
205 64 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.41% 18.13% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 34 42
Average daily rate £280 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.85 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.40% +3.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -27 17 £181 +13.28% 3
Durham -11 2 £280 +43.58% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
3 24 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 14 (31.82%) Linux
5 14 (31.82%) UNIX
6 13 (29.55%) MS Office
6 13 (29.55%) DNS
7 12 (27.27%) SQL
8 10 (22.73%) JBoss
8 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
8 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (20.45%) OpenLDAP
9 9 (20.45%) LDAP
9 9 (20.45%) Oracle
9 9 (20.45%) WebLogic
9 9 (20.45%) Perl
9 9 (20.45%) PL/SQL
9 9 (20.45%) Firewall
10 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
10 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 7 (15.91%) Korn
11 7 (15.91%) SSH
11 7 (15.91%) Windows 8
11 7 (15.91%) DHCP
11 7 (15.91%) NFS
12 6 (13.64%) HP
12 6 (13.64%) SCCM

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (20.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.27%) MicroStation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) DNS
2 9 (20.45%) Firewall
2 9 (20.45%) LDAP
2 9 (20.45%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (15.91%) DHCP
3 7 (15.91%) SSH
4 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.55%) VPN
5 2 (4.55%) LAN
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (2.27%) SAN
6 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) DTS
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Desktop Support
3 9 (20.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Support Specialist
5 6 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) UNIX Support
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.09%) Linux Support
7 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) Field Service Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 14 (31.82%) UNIX
3 14 (31.82%) Linux
4 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (15.91%) Windows 8
7 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.09%) ITIL
1 4 (9.09%) Change Management
1 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 3 (6.82%) Migration
3 1 (2.27%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) Perl
2 9 (20.45%) PL/SQL
3 7 (15.91%) Korn
4 3 (6.82%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) NFS
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) JBoss
2 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) CA
6 3 (6.82%) Dell
6 3 (6.82%) Toshiba
7 2 (4.55%) VMware
8 1 (2.27%) Citrix
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco
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