The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Warrington 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 25 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.76% 2.55% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 21.05% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £135 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £186 £240 £240
% change year-on-year
-22.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 10.59% 12.10% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 8
Average daily rate £425 £180 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £397 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
Cheshire

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 14 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Dell
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Dell