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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 30 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.38% 2.44% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 7.89% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £140
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £188 £225
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +48.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-0.18% -5.26%
Windows XP
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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
31 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.22% 30.89% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 5
Average daily rate £310 £325 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +91.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £300 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £390 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £8.50 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +48.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 6 (66.67%) SonicWALL
4 6 (66.67%) Draytek
4 6 (66.67%) Sophos
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Support Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 6 (66.67%) Draytek
2 6 (66.67%) Sophos
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
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