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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 91 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 19 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.04% 1.99% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.97% 8.87% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 7
Average daily rate
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£120 £255 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +131.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £110 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £475 £192
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £170 £225
% change year-on-year
- -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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 £12.00 £10.00 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.03 £15.50 £15.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.36 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-5.95% +4.40%
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
382 372 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.84% 22.40% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 203 89
Average daily rate £331 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 34
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 £10.30 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £16.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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
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 27 March 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 -25 12 £160 -38.46% 7
Bradford -10 7 £110 -
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Pontefract - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (60.71%) Windows 7
3 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
4 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
5 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (19.64%) VMware
8 11 (19.64%) MS Office
8 11 (19.64%) ITIL
9 9 (16.07%) Citrix
9 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (16.07%) SCCM
10 8 (14.29%) Remedy
11 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (10.71%) CentOS
12 6 (10.71%) Firewall
12 6 (10.71%) Migration
12 6 (10.71%) Problem Management
12 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
12 6 (10.71%) HP
12 6 (10.71%) Dell
12 6 (10.71%) LAN
13 5 (8.93%) DHCP
13 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
13 5 (8.93%) VPN
13 5 (8.93%) DNS
13 5 (8.93%) Linux

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) LAN
1 6 (10.71%) Firewall
2 5 (8.93%) DHCP
2 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.93%) VPN
2 5 (8.93%) DNS
3 4 (7.14%) SSL
3 4 (7.14%) SAN
3 4 (7.14%) VoIP
3 4 (7.14%) WAN
4 3 (5.36%) Extranet
4 3 (5.36%) Network Security
5 2 (3.57%) MPLS
6 1 (1.79%) Internet
6 1 (1.79%) NAS
6 1 (1.79%) Broadband
6 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.79%) Wireless
6 1 (1.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MSI
2 2 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Law
2 3 (5.36%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 13 (23.21%) Support Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (16.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Applications Packager
9 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Customer Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Technical Support
10 2 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Service Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.57%) Service Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) IT Support
10 2 (3.57%) IT Technician
10 2 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.57%) WSH
2 2 (3.57%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.36%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) EPoS
3 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.79%) iPhone
3 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.79%) iPad
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (60.71%) Windows 7
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.71%) CentOS
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.93%) Linux
7 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Migration
2 6 (10.71%) Problem Management
3 4 (7.14%) Service Management
4 3 (5.36%) Project Management
4 3 (5.36%) Workflow
4 3 (5.36%) Time Management
5 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.79%) ERP
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.79%) Line Management
6 1 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.79%) Document Management
6 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (5.36%) MCDST
1 3 (5.36%) MCP
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (5.36%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.36%) XenApp
3 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Server
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.57%) SCOM
5 1 (1.79%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) VMware
3 9 (16.07%) Citrix
4 8 (14.29%) Remedy
5 6 (10.71%) HP
5 6 (10.71%) Dell
6 4 (7.14%) NetApp
7 3 (5.36%) Symantec
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco
7 3 (5.36%) Imperva
7 3 (5.36%) Splunk
8 2 (3.57%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.57%) Sun
8 2 (3.57%) BMC
8 2 (3.57%) Novell
9 1 (1.79%) Siemens
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.79%) Apple
9 1 (1.79%) Sage
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