The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 42 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 17 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.28% 3.72% 5.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.43% 17.07% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £133 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £15.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% -6.89%
Windows XP
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
163 41 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.41% 21.81% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 27 34
Average daily rate £310 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 -31 8 £169 +22.72% 4
Gateshead -2 2 - -
Windows XP
North East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 19 (48.72%) Windows 7
4 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
4 14 (35.90%) Linux
4 14 (35.90%) UNIX
5 13 (33.33%) MS Office
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 12 (30.77%) DNS
7 10 (25.64%) Red Hat
7 10 (25.64%) JBoss
7 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (23.08%) OpenLDAP
8 9 (23.08%) LDAP
8 9 (23.08%) Oracle
8 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
8 9 (23.08%) Perl
8 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
8 9 (23.08%) Firewall
9 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
9 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.95%) Korn
10 7 (17.95%) Windows 8
10 7 (17.95%) NFS
10 7 (17.95%) SSH
11 6 (15.38%) DHCP
11 6 (15.38%) HP
11 6 (15.38%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) DNS
2 9 (23.08%) OpenLDAP
2 9 (23.08%) LDAP
2 9 (23.08%) Firewall
3 7 (17.95%) SSH
4 6 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.13%) VPN
5 2 (5.13%) LAN
5 2 (5.13%) WAN
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) DTS
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Desktop Support
2 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) UNIX Support
4 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Support Specialist
5 4 (10.26%) Linux Support
6 3 (7.69%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Field Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows 7
3 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 14 (35.90%) UNIX
4 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (17.95%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
1 4 (10.26%) ITIL
1 4 (10.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) Perl
2 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 7 (17.95%) Korn
4 3 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) NFS
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Red Hat
2 10 (25.64%) JBoss
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle
4 6 (15.38%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) CA
6 3 (7.69%) Toshiba
6 3 (7.69%) Dell
7 2 (5.13%) VMware
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix
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