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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 104 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 18 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 1.89% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.94% 10.29% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 6
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£210 £185 £179
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £150 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £185 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.35 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.78% +26.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.60 £10.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.25 £13.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -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
457 311 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.03% 18.36% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 191 177
Average daily rate £350 £264 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.70% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 23 30
Average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £11.13 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -36 16 £233 +29.16% 6
Halifax - 1 - -
Pontefract - 1 £120 -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows 7
3 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (33.33%) ITIL
6 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 11 (28.21%) VMware
8 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
9 9 (23.08%) MS Office
10 6 (15.38%) Citrix
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (15.38%) Service Management
11 5 (12.82%) SAN
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
11 5 (12.82%) MCP
11 5 (12.82%) Ubuntu
11 5 (12.82%) CentOS
11 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
12 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
12 4 (10.26%) MCDST
12 4 (10.26%) Workflow
12 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
12 4 (10.26%) Linux
12 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
12 4 (10.26%) LAN
12 4 (10.26%) WAN
12 4 (10.26%) NHS
12 4 (10.26%) Remedy

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.56%) Line 500
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) LAN
2 4 (10.26%) WAN
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) VPN
3 3 (7.69%) Extranet
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) Broadband
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.69%) Law
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (25.64%) Support Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 6 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) IT Support
7 3 (7.69%) Linux Support
7 3 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) NHS
1 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) DTV
2 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.56%) iPhone
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows 7
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.82%) CentOS
5 5 (12.82%) Ubuntu
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
6 4 (10.26%) Linux
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
7 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.56%) UNIX
9 1 (2.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Service Management
3 4 (10.26%) Workflow
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.69%) Server Building
5 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.56%) Document Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) E-Procurement
6 1 (2.56%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) MCP
3 4 (10.26%) MCDST
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) Remedy
5 3 (7.69%) Splunk
5 3 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) LANDesk
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) Adobe
7 1 (2.56%) Avaya
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) BMC
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) Sage
7 1 (2.56%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.56%) Google
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