The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 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 Tyne and Wear 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 26 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 19 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.03% 1.96% 4.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.45% 10.81% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £265 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £213
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.00 £10.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +10.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £12.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.00 £12.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 37 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.54% 18.14% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 19 50
Average daily rate £263 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.63 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -19.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.00 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows XP
North East

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Tyne and Wear region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Tyne and Wear region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 17 £253 +1.20% 3
Gateshead - 2 - - 1
Windows XP
North East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 16 (47.06%) MS Office
5 11 (32.35%) Linux
5 11 (32.35%) UNIX
6 10 (29.41%) DNS
6 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 9 (26.47%) Firewall
7 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (26.47%) Perl
7 9 (26.47%) SQL
7 9 (26.47%) DHCP
8 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
8 7 (20.59%) SSH
8 7 (20.59%) NFS
8 7 (20.59%) JBoss
8 7 (20.59%) LDAP
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle
8 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
8 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
8 7 (20.59%) Korn
8 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (20.59%) OpenLDAP
9 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
9 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
9 6 (17.65%) CA
9 6 (17.65%) Unicenter

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (47.06%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) DNS
2 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) DHCP
3 7 (20.59%) SSH
3 7 (20.59%) LDAP
3 7 (20.59%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 2 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) DTS
General
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 6 (17.65%) UNIX Support
5 5 (14.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Linux Support
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.82%) Field Service Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Field Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Support Specialist
8 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 11 (32.35%) UNIX
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
1 6 (17.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Perl
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) NFS
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
2 7 (20.59%) JBoss
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) CA
3 6 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) Dell
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Toshiba
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