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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 33 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 16 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.37% 4.62% 6.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.91% 14.81% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£125 - £403
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 - £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £157 - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.71 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.41% -39.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.95
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +0.35%
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
115 108 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.21% 31.21% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 55 55
Average daily rate £300 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 23
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -40.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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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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 -10 7 - - 2
Doncaster -1 6 £125 -
Rotherham - 3 - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (71.43%) MS Office
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
5 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 6 (28.57%) LAN
6 6 (28.57%) WAN
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
9 3 (14.29%) HP
9 3 (14.29%) VMware
9 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (9.52%) SCCM
10 2 (9.52%) SCOM
10 2 (9.52%) Firewall
10 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
10 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (9.52%) Internet
10 2 (9.52%) NetApp
10 2 (9.52%) MetaFrame
10 2 (9.52%) MCP
10 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
11 1 (4.76%) DNS
11 1 (4.76%) SLA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) LAN
1 6 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Deskside Support
6 1 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) MetaFrame
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) OpenView
2 1 (4.76%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) CA
5 1 (4.76%) Peregrine
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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