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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 23 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 14 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.76% 3.55% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.45% 18.92% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£118 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £180 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.26% -9.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.48 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -2.00%
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
55 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 22.63% 18.78% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 15
Average daily rate £310 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015. 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
Skipton - 10 - - 2
Harrogate -6 1 £115 -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) MS Office
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
6 4 (19.05%) LAN
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.76%) Sage
8 1 (4.76%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) Dell
8 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.76%) MCP
8 1 (4.76%) VoIP
8 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (4.76%) IIS
8 1 (4.76%) Toshiba
8 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.76%) MCDST
8 1 (4.76%) VLAN
8 1 (4.76%) Line 500
8 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
8 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Desktop Engineer
2 14 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 13 (61.90%) Desktop Support
3 13 (61.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 13 (61.90%) IT Support
4 12 (57.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (19.05%) Analyst
7 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
7 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 1 (4.76%) Field Service Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCDST
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Dell
2 1 (4.76%) Sage
2 1 (4.76%) Toshiba
2 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky