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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 107 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 21 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.92% 1.06% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.86% 5.36% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 11
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£233 £150 £107
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% +40.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.20 £11.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £11.80 £10.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £36.20 £31.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -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
544 336 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.86% 19.81% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 207 194
Average daily rate £375 £301 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.58% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 35
Average hourly rate £15.13 £12.45 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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
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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -23 17 £255 +70.00% 3
Halifax - 2 - -
Wakefield +3 1 - -
Pontefract - 1 £120 -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
3 18 (43.90%) ITIL
4 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
4 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
5 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (31.71%) VMware
7 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
8 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (24.39%) MS Office
10 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (17.07%) MCP
11 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
11 7 (17.07%) Windows 8
12 6 (14.63%) Windows Vista
12 6 (14.63%) Citrix
13 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
13 5 (12.20%) Service Management
13 5 (12.20%) SAN
13 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
13 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
13 5 (12.20%) CentOS
13 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
14 4 (9.76%) MCDST
14 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (9.76%) VMware Server
14 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
14 4 (9.76%) Linux

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Office
2 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.44%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) LAN
2 4 (9.76%) WAN
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) Extranet
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 2 (4.88%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) PBX
5 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Law
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (29.27%) Support Analyst
4 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support
7 4 (9.76%) Service Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) IT Support
7 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Linux Support
9 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.44%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) NHS
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) DTV
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.07%) Windows 8
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Vista
7 5 (12.20%) CentOS
7 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
8 4 (9.76%) Linux
9 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.44%) Debian
10 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Service Management
3 4 (9.76%) Workflow
3 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Time Management
5 2 (4.88%) Application Discovery
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) ITSM
6 1 (2.44%) E-Procurement
6 1 (2.44%) ERP
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.44%) Document Management
6 1 (2.44%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Python
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.07%) MCP
3 4 (9.76%) MCDST
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.44%) DameWare
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Citrix
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Splunk
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.44%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) Avaya
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Sage
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy