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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 81 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 39 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.61% 2.20% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.65% 8.28% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 8
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£225 £124 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.18% -37.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £95 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £285 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 20
Average hourly rate £12.85 £11.25 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.22% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £8.79 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% -6.89%
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
510 580 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.04% 26.56% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 307 198
Average daily rate £320 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 61 48
Average hourly rate £13.38 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% -16.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
South Yorkshire +10 15 £335 +112.69% 2
West Yorkshire -9 15 £135 +26.16% 9
North Yorkshire +6 7 - - 2
East Yorkshire -2 2 £320 - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 53 (40.15%) Windows 7
4 48 (36.36%) MS Office
5 42 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (31.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (25.76%) Microsoft
8 33 (25.00%) VMware
9 25 (18.94%) ITIL
10 24 (18.18%) SAN
10 24 (18.18%) Incident Management
11 22 (16.67%) VMware Server
11 22 (16.67%) CentOS
11 22 (16.67%) Ubuntu
12 21 (15.91%) MS Excel
13 20 (15.15%) HP
14 19 (14.39%) MS Exchange
14 19 (14.39%) Python
14 19 (14.39%) Service Management
14 19 (14.39%) Splunk
15 15 (11.36%) Workflow
15 15 (11.36%) Citrix
16 14 (10.61%) Linux
17 12 (9.09%) Windows 2000
18 11 (8.33%) SCCM
18 11 (8.33%) LAN
18 11 (8.33%) Blackberry
19 10 (7.58%) NHS
19 10 (7.58%) WAN
19 10 (7.58%) DNS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (14.39%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.79%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.76%) Quickr
7 1 (0.76%) Lync
Applications
1 48 (36.36%) MS Office
2 21 (15.91%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.18%) SAN
2 11 (8.33%) LAN
3 10 (7.58%) WAN
3 10 (7.58%) DNS
4 8 (6.06%) DHCP
5 7 (5.30%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.79%) Internet
7 4 (3.03%) Wireless
8 2 (1.52%) 3G
8 2 (1.52%) Intranet
9 1 (0.76%) Broadband
9 1 (0.76%) VPN
9 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MSI
1 1 (0.76%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (3.79%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.27%) German Language
3 2 (1.52%) Norwegian Language
3 2 (1.52%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (1.52%) Cantonese Language
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
4 1 (0.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 30 (22.73%) Analyst
2 28 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 26 (19.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
5 15 (11.36%) Service Analyst
5 15 (11.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (9.85%) Support Analyst
7 12 (9.09%) IT Support
8 11 (8.33%) Desktop Support
9 10 (7.58%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
11 6 (4.55%) Administrator
12 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Desktop Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Rollout Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) IT Technician
13 4 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 4 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 4 (3.03%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.58%) NHS
3 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.27%) Handset
4 3 (2.27%) iPhone
4 3 (2.27%) iPad
5 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) FMCG
5 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 132 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (40.15%) Windows 7
3 42 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (31.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (16.67%) CentOS
5 22 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 14 (10.61%) Linux
7 12 (9.09%) Windows 2000
8 8 (6.06%) Windows Vista
9 7 (5.30%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.55%) Windows NT
11 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.94%) ITIL
2 24 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 19 (14.39%) Service Management
4 15 (11.36%) Workflow
5 9 (6.82%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.30%) Migration
7 5 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.03%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (2.27%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.27%) Validation
9 3 (2.27%) WFM
9 3 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (1.52%) ITIL V3
10 2 (1.52%) ITSM
10 2 (1.52%) Project Management
11 1 (0.76%) Time Management
11 1 (0.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (0.76%) Compatibility Testing
11 1 (0.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.39%) Python
2 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.03%) VBScript
4 3 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
1 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.79%) MCP
2 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) CCNA
3 3 (2.27%) CCA
3 3 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (2.27%) CCEA
3 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.52%) MCITP
5 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 8 (6.06%) XenApp
4 7 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.03%) vSphere
7 3 (2.27%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.27%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.27%) XenServer
7 3 (2.27%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) SCCM
2 4 (3.03%) SCOM
3 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.52%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.76%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.00%) VMware
3 20 (15.15%) HP
4 19 (14.39%) Splunk
5 15 (11.36%) Citrix
6 6 (4.55%) Dell
7 5 (3.79%) Lotus
7 5 (3.79%) Cisco
8 4 (3.03%) SAP
8 4 (3.03%) NetApp
9 3 (2.27%) Symantec
9 3 (2.27%) IBM
9 3 (2.27%) Adobe
9 3 (2.27%) Wyse
9 3 (2.27%) AppSense
10 2 (1.52%) Meru Networks
10 2 (1.52%) Toshiba
10 2 (1.52%) EMC
10 2 (1.52%) Remedy
10 2 (1.52%) Juniper
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