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 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 47 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 13 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.41% - 2.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.39% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £211 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £186 £235 £240
% change year-on-year
-20.92% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.25 - £12.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £13.80
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -0.36%
Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
176 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.65% 26.79% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 23 28
Average daily rate £245 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
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
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 16 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
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Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £211 - 6
Windows XP
North East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 15 (78.95%) Windows 7
4 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (63.16%) DHCP
5 11 (57.89%) ITIL
6 10 (52.63%) CA
6 10 (52.63%) Unicenter
6 10 (52.63%) Change Management
6 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
7 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) DTS
8 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
9 6 (31.58%) MS Office
10 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
11 3 (15.79%) DNS
11 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
12 2 (10.53%) JBoss
12 2 (10.53%) LDAP
12 2 (10.53%) NFS
12 2 (10.53%) UNIX
12 2 (10.53%) Linux
12 2 (10.53%) Perl
12 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
12 2 (10.53%) SQL
12 2 (10.53%) Oracle
12 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
12 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
12 2 (10.53%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) SSH
3 2 (10.53%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (10.53%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) DTS
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Desktop Support
1 7 (36.84%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Support
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Assistant
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows 7
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Change Management
2 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) CA
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £9 to £12 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago