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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 34 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.46% 3.55% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.63% 17.86% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £150 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £150 £175
% change year-on-year
+24.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.69 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -5.62%
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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
38 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 17.43% 19.86% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 5
Average daily rate £350 £565 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.05% +18.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) Draytek
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Draytek