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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 33 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 16 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.63% 6.57% 4.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.40% 19.30% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£125 £85 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £195 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.53 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.39% -44.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +1.81%
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
129 114 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 29.25% 34.03% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 37
Average daily rate £283 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £119 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 15
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.71 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% -45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -15 8 - -
Doncaster -5 5 £125 -
Rotherham - 3 - - 1
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) MS Office
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (25.00%) WAN
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (20.00%) Citrix
10 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
11 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (10.00%) Service Management
11 2 (10.00%) VMware
11 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
11 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (10.00%) Firewall
11 2 (10.00%) ITSM
11 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (10.00%) Internet
11 2 (10.00%) HP
12 1 (5.00%) C
12 1 (5.00%) Remedy
12 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
12 1 (5.00%) Wireless
12 1 (5.00%) MetaFrame
12 1 (5.00%) CA
12 1 (5.00%) NetApp

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (80.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) MetaFrame
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Unicenter
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Peregrine