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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 17 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 18 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.83% 4.25% 2.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.50% 14.29% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£91 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £210 £225
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £13.98 £13.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -22.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £10.13 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.45 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
80 91 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.89% 29.74% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 52 32
Average daily rate £280 £253 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% -19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £165 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.40 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £118.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +3 9 £98 -52.43%
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
3 16 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 15 (41.67%) ITIL
4 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 13 (36.11%) HP
7 12 (33.33%) MS Office
7 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (19.44%) Windows Vista
8 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
8 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
8 7 (19.44%) Windows 2000
9 6 (16.67%) LAN
9 6 (16.67%) WAN
9 6 (16.67%) NHS
10 5 (13.89%) Finance
10 5 (13.89%) Validation
10 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
10 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (11.11%) Internet
11 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
11 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
12 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 3 (8.33%) SCCM
12 3 (8.33%) Unicenter
12 3 (8.33%) Citrix

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.78%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.78%) Quickr
4 1 (2.78%) Lync
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) LAN
1 6 (16.67%) WAN
2 4 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) 3G
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (5.56%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 6 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Deskside Support
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) NHS
2 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) FMCG
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (19.44%) Windows Vista
5 7 (19.44%) Windows 2000
6 3 (8.33%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
3 5 (13.89%) Validation
4 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.33%) WFM
5 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Service Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Unicenter
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) CA
4 2 (5.56%) Dell
4 2 (5.56%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.78%) Lotus
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