The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 27 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 14 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.91% 6.61% 5.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.96% 19.66% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £403 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £186 £240 £240
% change year-on-year
-22.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
Average hourly rate £13.71 £22.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.68% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £25.00 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 117 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 30.17% 33.62% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 58 47
Average daily rate £300 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.75 £20.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
Yorkshire

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -8 8 - - 4
Doncaster 0 3 - - 2
Barnsley - 3 - - 1
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
3 25 (64.10%) Windows 7
4 24 (61.54%) ITIL
5 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (25.64%) MS Office
7 8 (20.51%) HP
8 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 5 (12.82%) Windows 2000
9 5 (12.82%) NHS
10 4 (10.26%) LAN
10 4 (10.26%) WAN
10 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
11 3 (7.69%) Finance
11 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
11 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
11 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
11 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
11 3 (7.69%) Migration
12 2 (5.13%) VPN
12 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
12 2 (5.13%) Internet
12 2 (5.13%) 3G
12 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
12 2 (5.13%) Citrix
12 2 (5.13%) CA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Office
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) LAN
1 4 (10.26%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) 3G
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) POP3
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) French Language
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Desktop Support
2 11 (28.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (25.64%) Help Desk Support
4 9 (23.08%) Support Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Support
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Rollout Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) NHS
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) iPhone
3 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Windows 7
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.82%) Windows 2000
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Migration
2 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.13%) Validation
3 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.56%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.56%) Data Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Unicenter
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) CA
4 1 (2.56%) Apple
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee
4 1 (2.56%) Toshiba
4 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.56%) Dell
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
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