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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 94 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 20 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.02% 1.84% 2.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.71% 8.85% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 9
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£185 £255 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.45% +75.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £110 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £475 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £187 £235
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -20.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 10
Average hourly rate £16.72 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £10.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.11 £15.50 £15.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +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
425 373 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.65% 20.83% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 205 115
Average daily rate £325 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 38
Average hourly rate £16.72 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.39% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.18 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £15.70 £35.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
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 17 April 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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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 -26 14 £225 -13.46% 3
Bradford -11 6 £110 -
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (56.90%) Windows 7
3 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
4 22 (37.93%) MS Exchange
4 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (27.59%) VMware
7 14 (24.14%) ITIL
7 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (20.69%) MS Office
9 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (17.24%) CentOS
11 9 (15.52%) SCCM
11 9 (15.52%) Citrix
12 8 (13.79%) SAN
12 8 (13.79%) Remedy
12 8 (13.79%) Linux
13 7 (12.07%) LAN
13 7 (12.07%) NHS
13 7 (12.07%) Ubuntu
13 7 (12.07%) Service Management
13 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (10.34%) Workflow
14 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
14 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (10.34%) VMware Server
14 6 (10.34%) Migration
14 6 (10.34%) HP
14 6 (10.34%) Dell

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) SAN
2 7 (12.07%) LAN
3 5 (8.62%) WAN
3 5 (8.62%) DHCP
3 5 (8.62%) VPN
3 5 (8.62%) DNS
3 5 (8.62%) Firewall
4 4 (6.90%) SSL
4 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.17%) VoIP
5 3 (5.17%) Extranet
5 3 (5.17%) Network Security
6 2 (3.45%) Internet
7 1 (1.72%) NAS
7 1 (1.72%) MPLS
7 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.72%) Wireless
7 1 (1.72%) IPsec
7 1 (1.72%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MSI
2 2 (3.45%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Law
2 3 (5.17%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Support Engineer
2 15 (25.86%) Desktop Support
3 13 (22.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Applications Packager
10 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Customer Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) IT Support
10 3 (5.17%) Linux Support
11 2 (3.45%) Firewall Support
11 2 (3.45%) Exchange Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) IT Technician
11 2 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.45%) WSH
2 2 (3.45%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) NHS
2 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.72%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (56.90%) Windows 7
3 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (17.24%) CentOS
6 8 (13.79%) Linux
7 7 (12.07%) Ubuntu
8 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.45%) Debian
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Service Management
3 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
3 6 (10.34%) Workflow
3 6 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (5.17%) Time Management
5 2 (3.45%) Project Management
5 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.72%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.72%) Line Management
6 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.72%) Document Management
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.72%) ERP
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) Python
2 2 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (5.17%) MCDST
1 3 (5.17%) MCP
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (5.17%) HIPAA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.34%) VMware Server
4 4 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.17%) XenApp
6 2 (3.45%) vSphere
6 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.45%) SCOM
5 1 (1.72%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) VMware
3 9 (15.52%) Citrix
4 8 (13.79%) Remedy
5 6 (10.34%) HP
5 6 (10.34%) Dell
6 5 (8.62%) Splunk
7 4 (6.90%) NetApp
8 3 (5.17%) Symantec
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco
8 3 (5.17%) Imperva
9 2 (3.45%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.45%) Novell
9 2 (3.45%) Sun
9 2 (3.45%) BMC
10 1 (1.72%) Siemens
10 1 (1.72%) Apple
10 1 (1.72%) Sage
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