The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire 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 16 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 18 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 7.53% 5.59% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 35.71% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £175 £100 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.74 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +1.77%
Operating Systems Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 30.13% 15.64% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 6 28
Average daily rate £380 £100 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+280.00% -69.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £100 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £325 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.15 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
York -5 10 £175 - 4
Harrogate -2 2 - - 1
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
4 8 (34.78%) MS Office
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (13.04%) Citrix
7 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
8 2 (8.70%) MCP
8 2 (8.70%) VBScript
8 2 (8.70%) CCNA
8 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.70%) LAN
8 2 (8.70%) WAN
8 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.70%) SLA
8 2 (8.70%) CCA
8 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (8.70%) CCEA
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.70%) Remedy
8 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
8 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
8 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MS Access
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
1 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support
4 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Citrix Specialist
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Technician
8 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Field Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) IT Support
8 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITSM
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) VBScript
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCP
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) CCA
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCEA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Server
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) XenServer
2 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) Wyse
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) AppSense
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter
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