The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 69 65 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 52 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.21% 2.48% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.04% 9.03% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 9
Average daily rate
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£150 £140 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £101 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £301 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £189 £200 £236
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -15.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 22
Average hourly rate £13.20 £11.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £9.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £14.70 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.98 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.78%
Windows XP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
471 609 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.03% 27.42% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 291 250
Average daily rate £300 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 63 53
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.13 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Yorkshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Yorkshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
West Yorkshire -12 19 £150 +40.18% 14
South Yorkshire +4 17 £335 +91.42%
North Yorkshire +9 8 - - 3
East Yorkshire +3 8 £150 - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (55.32%) Active Directory
3 63 (44.68%) Windows 7
4 50 (35.46%) MS Office
5 49 (34.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (31.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (30.50%) Microsoft
8 32 (22.70%) VMware
9 28 (19.86%) ITIL
9 28 (19.86%) SAN
10 23 (16.31%) MS Exchange
11 22 (15.60%) MS Excel
11 22 (15.60%) CentOS
11 22 (15.60%) Ubuntu
11 22 (15.60%) Incident Management
11 22 (15.60%) VMware Server
12 19 (13.48%) Splunk
12 19 (13.48%) Python
12 19 (13.48%) HP
12 19 (13.48%) Service Management
13 15 (10.64%) Workflow
13 15 (10.64%) Citrix
13 15 (10.64%) Windows 2000
14 14 (9.93%) Linux
14 14 (9.93%) LAN
15 13 (9.22%) WAN
15 13 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
16 11 (7.80%) SLA
16 11 (7.80%) Blackberry

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (16.31%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.55%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.84%) IIS
8 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.71%) Quickr
9 1 (0.71%) Lync
9 1 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 50 (35.46%) MS Office
2 22 (15.60%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.86%) SAN
2 14 (9.93%) LAN
3 13 (9.22%) WAN
4 10 (7.09%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.67%) DHCP
5 8 (5.67%) DNS
6 5 (3.55%) Internet
7 4 (2.84%) Firewall
7 4 (2.84%) NAS
7 4 (2.84%) SMTP
8 3 (2.13%) Wireless
9 2 (1.42%) 3G
9 2 (1.42%) Intranet
10 1 (0.71%) VPN
10 1 (0.71%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MSI
1 1 (0.71%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (5.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.13%) German Language
3 2 (1.42%) Norwegian Language
3 2 (1.42%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (1.42%) Cantonese Language
4 1 (0.71%) French Language
4 1 (0.71%) Publishing
4 1 (0.71%) Legal
4 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (24.11%) Analyst
2 27 (19.15%) 1st Line Support
2 27 (19.15%) 2nd Line Support
3 25 (17.73%) Support Engineer
4 17 (12.06%) Service Analyst
4 17 (12.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (10.64%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.51%) Desktop Support
7 11 (7.80%) IT Support
8 9 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) Help Desk Support
10 7 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Administrator
12 5 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.55%) Desktop Engineer
12 5 (3.55%) Rollout Engineer
13 4 (2.84%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 4 (2.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 4 (2.84%) Help Desk Analyst
13 4 (2.84%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.55%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.84%) HTML
2 4 (2.84%) .NET
2 4 (2.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.80%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.38%) NHS
3 3 (2.13%) Handset
3 3 (2.13%) iPhone
3 3 (2.13%) iPad
4 1 (0.71%) Social Media
4 1 (0.71%) FMCG
4 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (44.68%) Windows 7
3 49 (34.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (31.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (15.60%) Ubuntu
5 22 (15.60%) CentOS
6 15 (10.64%) Windows 2000
7 14 (9.93%) Linux
8 9 (6.38%) Windows Vista
9 7 (4.96%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.26%) Windows NT
11 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.86%) ITIL
2 22 (15.60%) Incident Management
3 19 (13.48%) Service Management
4 15 (10.64%) Workflow
5 11 (7.80%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.67%) Migration
7 5 (3.55%) Validation
7 5 (3.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.84%) Project Management
8 4 (2.84%) Service Desk Management
8 4 (2.84%) Scrum
8 4 (2.84%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.13%) WFM
9 3 (2.13%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (1.42%) ITIL V3
10 2 (1.42%) ITSM
11 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2
11 1 (0.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.48%) Python
2 5 (3.55%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.84%) SQL
3 4 (2.84%) VBScript
4 3 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.55%) MCP
3 3 (2.13%) CCNA
3 3 (2.13%) CCA
3 3 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (2.13%) CCEA
3 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.42%) MCITP
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (55.32%) Active Directory
2 22 (15.60%) VMware Server
3 8 (5.67%) XenApp
4 7 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.26%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.84%) vSphere
7 3 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.13%) XenServer
7 3 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.13%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.13%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (7.09%) SCCM
2 4 (2.84%) SCOM
3 2 (1.42%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.42%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.71%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 43 (30.50%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.70%) VMware
3 19 (13.48%) Splunk
3 19 (13.48%) HP
4 15 (10.64%) Citrix
5 8 (5.67%) Cisco
6 6 (4.26%) Dell
7 5 (3.55%) Lotus
8 4 (2.84%) NetApp
8 4 (2.84%) Symantec
8 4 (2.84%) SAP
9 3 (2.13%) Remedy
9 3 (2.13%) IBM
9 3 (2.13%) Adobe
9 3 (2.13%) Wyse
9 3 (2.13%) AppSense
10 2 (1.42%) Meru Networks
10 2 (1.42%) EMC
10 2 (1.42%) Juniper
10 2 (1.42%) CA
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