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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 54 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.45% 2.88% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.61% 14.06% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £113 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -4.64%
Windows XP
South 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 Sheffield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
124 64 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.87% 20.45% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 34 42
Median daily rate £425 £288 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% +2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 13
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Vista
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
5 4 (50.00%) MS Office
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) Peregrine
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) Remedy
5 4 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (50.00%) ITSM
5 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (37.50%) Bomgar
6 3 (37.50%) WebEx
6 3 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (37.50%) PDA
6 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
6 3 (37.50%) Internet
6 3 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (37.50%) Acrobat

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) Acrobat
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (37.50%) MS Project
2 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) WebEx
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (37.50%) PDA
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Vista
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Peregrine
2 4 (50.00%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe
3 3 (37.50%) Bomgar
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) VMware