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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 42 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.72% 6.07% 4.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.80% 23.17% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -47.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.98 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.48 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £25.00 £14.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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
107 82 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.85% 26.20% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 33 53
Average daily rate £275 £280 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £100 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £368 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £14.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £11.85 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £103.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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
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
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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Doncaster -6 2 - - 1
Sheffield -19 1 - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (80.95%) MS Office
4 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
5 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
6 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
7 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 8 (38.10%) ITIL
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (23.81%) LAN
9 5 (23.81%) WAN
10 4 (19.05%) Citrix
10 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
11 3 (14.29%) Service Management
11 3 (14.29%) Internet
11 3 (14.29%) ITSM
11 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (9.52%) Firewall
12 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
12 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
12 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
12 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
12 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (9.52%) Remedy
12 2 (9.52%) Windows NT
12 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
12 2 (9.52%) C
12 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (80.95%) MS Office
2 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LAN
1 5 (23.81%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support
6 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows NT
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Unicenter
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) CA
3 2 (9.52%) Peregrine
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Spiceworks
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) HP