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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 32 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.09% 7.72% 5.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.86% 27.27% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£325 £110 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -62.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £199 £150 £165
% change year-on-year
+32.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Average hourly rate £12.52 £11.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.86% -45.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £14.30 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
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
59 88 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.61% 28.30% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 53
Average daily rate £325 £200 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £105 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £385 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 24
Average hourly rate £14.12 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.13 £10.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 2014.

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
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 December 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
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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
Sheffield -15 3 £140 +27.27% 1
Doncaster +1 2 £353 -
Barnsley -3 1 - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) MS Office
4 9 (36.00%) HP
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (28.00%) Citrix
7 6 (24.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) SCCM
7 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (24.00%) DNS
7 6 (24.00%) SLA
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) MCP
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco
8 5 (20.00%) MetaFrame
8 5 (20.00%) NHS
8 5 (20.00%) SCOM
8 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (20.00%) NetApp
8 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (16.00%) LAN
9 4 (16.00%) WAN
10 3 (12.00%) XenApp
10 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (12.00%) vSphere
10 3 (12.00%) Forefront TMG

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (4.00%) Quickr
4 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (20.00%) Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Server Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Deskside Support
5 3 (12.00%) IT Technician
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support
6 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) NHS
1 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.00%) Windows NT
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) MetaFrame
3 3 (12.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) Unicenter
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (36.00%) HP
2 7 (28.00%) Citrix
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Lotus
6 2 (8.00%) CA
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy