The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Runcorn 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 6 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 16.67% - 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% - 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£105 - £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £175 £195
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Windows XP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Runcorn region.

Operating Systems Category
Runcorn
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 55.56% 35.00% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 8
Average daily rate £430 £390 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +18.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £315 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £465 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Runcorn

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Runcorn

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Runcorn

Windows XP
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Runcorn 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Runcorn 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (75.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory