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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 53 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.59% 3.80% 6.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.91% 12.78% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £113 £125 £85
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £173 £195
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £10.50 £13.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -22.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.94 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.38% -4.64%
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
157 133 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 30.84% 29.75% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 75 54
Median daily rate £413 £283 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.01% +7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 28
Median hourly rate £23.50 £12.50 £13.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.00% -9.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £18.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -24 2 £113 -
Doncaster +5 1 - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Peregrine
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Remedy
5 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (25.00%) PDA
6 2 (25.00%) Acrobat
6 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (25.00%) ITSM
6 2 (25.00%) Internet

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Acrobat
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) MS Project
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) WebEx
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) PDA
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (12.50%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Peregrine
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) Bomgar
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (12.50%) Spiceworks
4 1 (12.50%) VMware