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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 77 59 74
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 27 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.58% 2.38% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.80% 10.11% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 7
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£120 £143 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £92 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £290 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £175 £195
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.25 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.79 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £30.90 £18.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
397 356 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.19% 23.50% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 186 101
Average daily rate £293 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 26 25
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.45 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £45.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -17 18 £105 -27.58% 4
Bradford 0 3 - - 1
Wakefield -2 3 - - 2
Dewsbury - 2 - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Knottingley - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
Batley - - - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 23 (40.35%) VMware
3 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (40.35%) Windows 7
4 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (36.84%) CentOS
6 19 (33.33%) Ubuntu
7 17 (29.82%) SAN
7 17 (29.82%) Python
8 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
8 16 (28.07%) VMware Server
8 16 (28.07%) Splunk
9 15 (26.32%) Service Management
10 14 (24.56%) Linux
11 13 (22.81%) Workflow
11 13 (22.81%) Incident Management
12 12 (21.05%) MS Office
13 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
15 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (8.77%) ITIL
15 5 (8.77%) Windows 2000
15 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
16 4 (7.02%) LAN
16 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
16 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
17 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
17 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Office
2 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) SAN
2 4 (7.02%) LAN
3 3 (5.26%) VPN
3 3 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (3.51%) Network Security
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) SSL
4 2 (3.51%) VoIP
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
4 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
1 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (17.54%) Desktop Support
4 8 (14.04%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
8 4 (7.02%) Rollout Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Service Manager
8 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Linux Support
9 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) IT Technician
10 2 (3.51%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.51%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) NHS
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (40.35%) Windows 7
3 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (36.84%) CentOS
5 19 (33.33%) Ubuntu
6 14 (24.56%) Linux
7 5 (8.77%) Windows 2000
8 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.26%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Service Management
2 13 (22.81%) Incident Management
2 13 (22.81%) Workflow
3 5 (8.77%) ITIL
4 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (3.51%) Time Management
5 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.75%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.75%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.75%) Migration
6 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) Python
2 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
1 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.51%) HIPAA
System Software
1 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.07%) VMware Server
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.51%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
1 2 (3.51%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.75%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) VMware
2 16 (28.07%) Splunk
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) NetApp
4 3 (5.26%) HP
4 3 (5.26%) Dell
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Symantec
5 2 (3.51%) Remedy
5 2 (3.51%) Imperva
5 2 (3.51%) Sun
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) Novell
6 1 (1.75%) Siemens
6 1 (1.75%) Sage
6 1 (1.75%) McAfee
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