The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 43 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.22% 1.47% 5.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 10.64% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £261 £353 £108
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +227.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £331 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £375 £114
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £140
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.73 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +31.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £21.15 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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 South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 47 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 31.84% 13.78% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 21 46
Average daily rate £400 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 18
Average hourly rate £12.25 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Sheffield -8 5 £261 -
Doncaster -4 1 - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) MS Office
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (33.33%) Remedy
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) Peregrine
6 4 (33.33%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Internet
7 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (25.00%) ITSM
7 3 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (16.67%) Bomgar
8 2 (16.67%) WebEx
8 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (16.67%) SCCM
8 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) Acrobat
3 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (16.67%) MS Project
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) WebEx
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) PDA
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (8.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Peregrine
2 4 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (16.67%) Bomgar
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (8.33%) Spiceworks
4 1 (8.33%) VMware