The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 28 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.09% 3.69% 5.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.74% 13.85% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £110 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £145 £225
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -35.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -52.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.15 £14.00 £13.98
% change year-on-year
-6.05% +0.17%
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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 Sheffield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 65 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.62% 26.64% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 15
Average daily rate £325 £215 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -30.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £373 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.25 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% -44.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £35.00 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) MS Office
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 5 (38.46%) HP
7 4 (30.77%) VCP4
8 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
9 2 (15.38%) VMware
9 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
10 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
10 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
10 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (7.69%) SCCM
10 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (7.69%) Firewall
10 1 (7.69%) Wireless
10 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 1 (7.69%) SLA
10 1 (7.69%) Cisco
10 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
10 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
10 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
10 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
10 1 (7.69%) MS Project

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec