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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 22 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.83% 1.82% 5.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.78% 9.09% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £189 £200 £236
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -15.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.98 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.78%
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
45 33 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 21.53% 20.00% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 24
Average daily rate £300 £321 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.61% -14.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £125 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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
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 20 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
York +11 3 - -
Harrogate +1 2 - - 3
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
3 16 (51.61%) MS Office
4 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
5 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
6 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
6 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 7 (22.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (19.35%) Citrix
8 6 (19.35%) VMware
8 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
9 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.90%) VMware Server
11 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
11 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
11 3 (9.68%) AppSense
11 3 (9.68%) Application Packaging
11 3 (9.68%) Service Management
11 3 (9.68%) Wyse
11 3 (9.68%) Finance
11 3 (9.68%) CCA
11 3 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (9.68%) CCEA
11 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (9.68%) CCNA
11 3 (9.68%) VBScript
11 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (22.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (51.61%) MS Office
2 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
1 1 (3.23%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Norwegian Language
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Service Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Services Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.23%) CentOS
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
2 3 (9.68%) Service Management
3 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.45%) ITSM
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
1 3 (9.68%) VBScript
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) CCA
2 3 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (9.68%) CCEA
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Server
3 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) XenServer
3 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Citrix
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) AppSense
3 3 (9.68%) Wyse
4 2 (6.45%) Dell
4 2 (6.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter