The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield 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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.90% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.89%
Windows XP
West 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 Wakefield region.

Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 41.38% 41.18% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £319 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +254.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £16.85
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 Wakefield

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Windows XP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Becrypt
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Becrypt