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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 98 86 67
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 16 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.82% 1.14% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 5.46% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 10
Average daily rate £138 £179 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +45.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £110 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £253 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £140
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.49 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% +31.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £12.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.11 £15.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%
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
400 366 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.38% 20.90% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 223 184
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% +26.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.25 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 10 £120 +2.12% 3
Bradford +8 2 - - 3
Wakefield - 1 - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
3 18 (48.65%) Windows 7
4 16 (43.24%) Windows 8
5 15 (40.54%) ITIL
6 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
7 13 (35.14%) VMware
8 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
9 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
10 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (21.62%) Windows Vista
12 7 (18.92%) SLA
13 6 (16.22%) MS Office
13 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
13 6 (16.22%) ITSM
13 6 (16.22%) Finance
13 6 (16.22%) Migration
14 5 (13.51%) Driving Licence
14 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
14 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
14 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
14 5 (13.51%) Law
14 5 (13.51%) DameWare
14 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
14 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (13.51%) Citrix
15 4 (10.81%) Dell
15 4 (10.81%) Thin Client

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Law
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Service Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (16.22%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
1 5 (13.51%) Driving Licence
2 4 (10.81%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.81%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) AS400
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.41%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) EPoS
5 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows 7
3 16 (43.24%) Windows 8
4 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Vista
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.41%) Unix
9 1 (2.70%) Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) ITSM
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Server Patching
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Application Discovery
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.70%) Time Management
6 1 (2.70%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCITP
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
3 2 (5.41%) MCSA
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) DameWare
2 4 (10.81%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) ThinApp
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) VMware
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Wincor Nixdorf
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