The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 74 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 19 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.12% 1.98% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.83% 7.38% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
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£150 £107 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.18% -38.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £98 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £214 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
-5.25% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Average hourly rate £13.20 £11.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.09 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £13.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.60%
Windows XP
Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
326 420 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.26% 26.82% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 182 178
Average daily rate £298 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.75% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £17.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 14 £150 +40.18% 9
Wakefield 0 2 - - 3
Dewsbury - 2 - -
Bradford +1 1 - - 2
Castleford - - - - 1
Keighley - - - -
Knottingley - - - -
Mirfield - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Pontefract - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 2
Batley - - - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
4 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
5 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (38.89%) SAN
7 19 (35.19%) VMware
7 19 (35.19%) CentOS
7 19 (35.19%) Ubuntu
8 17 (31.48%) Python
9 16 (29.63%) VMware Server
9 16 (29.63%) Splunk
10 15 (27.78%) Incident Management
10 15 (27.78%) MS Office
10 15 (27.78%) Service Management
11 13 (24.07%) Workflow
12 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
12 12 (22.22%) Linux
13 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (11.11%) LAN
15 6 (11.11%) ITIL
16 5 (9.26%) WAN
16 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
16 5 (9.26%) Windows 2000
17 4 (7.41%) Scrum
17 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
17 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
17 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
17 4 (7.41%) NAS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) SAN
2 6 (11.11%) LAN
3 5 (9.26%) WAN
4 4 (7.41%) NAS
4 4 (7.41%) Firewall
4 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.41%) SMTP
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.56%) Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Support Technician
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.56%) IT Support
6 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Linux Support
6 3 (5.56%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) XML
1 4 (7.41%) HTML
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
4 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (35.19%) CentOS
5 19 (35.19%) Ubuntu
6 12 (22.22%) Linux
7 5 (9.26%) Windows 2000
8 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 4 (7.41%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Incident Management
1 15 (27.78%) Service Management
2 13 (24.07%) Workflow
3 6 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (7.41%) Scrum
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.41%) Project Management
5 3 (5.56%) Migration
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.85%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.85%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) Python
2 4 (7.41%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.63%) VMware Server
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
1 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.85%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) VMware
2 16 (29.63%) Splunk
3 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Symantec
5 2 (3.70%) Dell
5 2 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) Novell
6 1 (1.85%) Sun
6 1 (1.85%) Remedy
6 1 (1.85%) McAfee
6 1 (1.85%) Becrypt
6 1 (1.85%) Fujitsu
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