The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Sheffield region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 24 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.67% 7.26% 3.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 22.41% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +24.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.74 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +1.77%
Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.03% 32.40% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 17
Average daily rate £283 £239 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% +19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +24.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
South Yorkshire

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) ITIL
3 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (35.00%) HP
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (10.00%) French Language
8 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (10.00%) Validation
9 1 (5.00%) Toshiba
9 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
9 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (5.00%) LAN
9 1 (5.00%) WAN
9 1 (5.00%) DHCP
9 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.00%) VPN
9 1 (5.00%) DNS
9 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (5.00%) Dell
9 1 (5.00%) NHS
9 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
9 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (5.00%) Incident Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) French Language
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Field Service Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Toshiba
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
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