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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 95 74 50
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 16 32 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.77% 1.85% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.81% 10.26% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -39.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £152 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £185 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +36.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.20 £10.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.50 £13.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
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
420 312 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.16% 18.06% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 177 191
Average daily rate £345 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.81% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £153 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 31
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.13 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.05 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

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
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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 -32 15 £193 +5.47% 5
Wakefield +1 1 £113 - 1
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Windows 7
3 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
4 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (33.33%) ITIL
4 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
6 9 (23.08%) MS Office
6 9 (23.08%) VMware
7 7 (17.95%) Citrix
8 6 (15.38%) Service Management
8 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (12.82%) CentOS
9 5 (12.82%) Ubuntu
9 5 (12.82%) NHS
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (12.82%) SAN
9 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.26%) Linux
10 4 (10.26%) MCP
10 4 (10.26%) LAN
10 4 (10.26%) WAN
10 4 (10.26%) Remedy
10 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
10 4 (10.26%) Workflow
10 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
10 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
10 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
10 4 (10.26%) MCDST

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (28.21%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Line 500
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) LAN
2 4 (10.26%) WAN
3 3 (7.69%) Extranet
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) Broadband
5 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 3 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Desktop Support
4 7 (17.95%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Support
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) NHS
2 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.56%) iPhone
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Windows 7
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.82%) CentOS
5 5 (12.82%) Ubuntu
6 4 (10.26%) Linux
6 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.56%) Debian
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Service Management
3 4 (10.26%) Workflow
3 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.69%) Server Building
5 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Document Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) E-Procurement
6 1 (2.56%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCP
2 4 (10.26%) MCDST
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) Remedy
5 3 (7.69%) Splunk
5 3 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.56%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco
7 1 (2.56%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) Adobe
7 1 (2.56%) Avaya
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) BMC
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Sage
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