The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - - 4.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £140
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Windows XP
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 17.63% 15.21% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 18
Average daily rate £475 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) SMTP
2 4 (57.14%) FTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) JDBC
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 4 (57.14%) webMethods
2 4 (57.14%) SAP XI
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) MCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) FTP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
1 4 (57.14%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) webMethods Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Programme Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior webMethods Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) JDBC
1 4 (57.14%) SAP XI
1 4 (57.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) E-Procurement
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
1 4 (57.14%) webMethods
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft