The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 35 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.96% 0.96% 3.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.24% 4.35% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £175 £195
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £9.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 - £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Windows XP
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 16.01% 22.01% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 17
Average daily rate £325 £328 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -15.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £138 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.15 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £14.90 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) MS Office
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (30.00%) Citrix
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Server
8 4 (20.00%) XenApp
9 3 (15.00%) XenServer
9 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
9 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
9 3 (15.00%) AppSense
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) Wyse
9 3 (15.00%) CCA
9 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (15.00%) CCEA
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.00%) VBScript
9 3 (15.00%) CCNA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
1 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) CentOS
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.00%) ITSM
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) VBScript
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCNA
1 3 (15.00%) CCA
1 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (15.00%) CCEA
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Server
2 4 (20.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) XenServer
3 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) AppSense
3 3 (15.00%) Wyse
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk