The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 73 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 26 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.48% 2.46% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.39% 11.81% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 8
Average daily rate £265 £180 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.22% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £105 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £294 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.50 £14.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
352 271 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.06% 20.83% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 115 144
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £114 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 37
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.63 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.95% -2.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £35.15 £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
Yorkshire

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 April 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
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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 21 £265 +140.90% 2
Wakefield -4 2 - -
Bradford +1 1 - -
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 2
Pudsey - - - -
Batley - - - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
4 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 20 (37.04%) MS Office
5 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
6 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
9 10 (18.52%) ITIL
10 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 8 (14.81%) Windows 2000
11 8 (14.81%) Windows Vista
12 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (12.96%) Cisco
12 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
13 6 (11.11%) Office 365
13 6 (11.11%) SLA
13 6 (11.11%) LAN
13 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
13 6 (11.11%) SQL
13 6 (11.11%) Firewall
14 5 (9.26%) Legal
14 5 (9.26%) Migration
14 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
14 5 (9.26%) Retail
14 5 (9.26%) IIS
14 5 (9.26%) SMTP
14 5 (9.26%) DNS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 5 (9.26%) IIS
6 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (5.56%) IBM Notes
7 3 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) MS Office
2 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) CATIA
3 1 (1.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.11%) Firewall
2 6 (11.11%) LAN
3 5 (9.26%) SMTP
3 5 (9.26%) DNS
3 5 (9.26%) SAN
4 4 (7.41%) Internet
4 4 (7.41%) WAN
4 4 (7.41%) NAS
5 3 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (3.70%) DHCP
7 1 (1.85%) VoIP
7 1 (1.85%) NetScreen
7 1 (1.85%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) Wireless
7 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Legal
1 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Service Desk Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Service Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Desktop Support
4 7 (12.96%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Support Officer
7 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 2 (3.70%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) HTML
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
1 4 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
3 1 (1.85%) PDA
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Vista
5 8 (14.81%) Windows 2000
6 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.56%) Solaris
8 1 (1.85%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Migration
3 4 (7.41%) Project Management
3 4 (7.41%) Scrum
3 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.85%) ERP
6 1 (1.85%) CAD
6 1 (1.85%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) C
2 3 (5.56%) C++
2 3 (5.56%) Perl
2 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
3 1 (1.85%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) MCP
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Sendmail
3 2 (3.70%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Cisco
3 5 (9.26%) Symantec
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix
5 3 (5.56%) NetApp
5 3 (5.56%) Lotus
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 3 (5.56%) Sun
6 2 (3.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.85%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.85%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.85%) Becrypt
7 1 (1.85%) Remedy
7 1 (1.85%) McAfee
7 1 (1.85%) Sophos
7 1 (1.85%) Avaya
7 1 (1.85%) Juniper
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 - £21.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £neg market rates
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: market rates
Posted: 19 days ago