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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 36 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.87% 1.38% 2.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.96% 6.38% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £180 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £8.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.48 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -2.00%
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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
54 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.40% 21.56% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 14
Average daily rate £385 £483 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.20% +48.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £628 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £8.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -57.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 5 (62.50%) JDBC
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) SMTP
3 5 (62.50%) FTP
3 5 (62.50%) HTTP
3 5 (62.50%) SLA
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) webMethods
3 5 (62.50%) SAP XI
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (50.00%) SOA
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SMTP
1 5 (62.50%) FTP
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Programmer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (12.50%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (12.50%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) JDBC
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) OOP
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
2 5 (62.50%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
1 5 (62.50%) webMethods
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus