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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 109 86 63
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 25 39 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.86% 1.56% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.80% 7.60% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 17
Average daily rate £170 £240 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +108.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £115 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £214
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £194 £140
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +38.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £15.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.94 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.46% -0.46%
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
658 513 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.61% 20.55% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 303 261
Average daily rate £388 £345 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% +16.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £156 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 56 45
Average hourly rate £13.19 £13.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £15.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 15 £138 -40.79% 4
South Yorkshire -10 6 £261 -25.88%
North Yorkshire +2 3 £325 - 2
East Yorkshire -1 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
3 30 (50.85%) Windows 7
4 27 (45.76%) Windows Server
4 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
5 25 (42.37%) ITIL
6 18 (30.51%) MS Exchange
7 17 (28.81%) MS Office
7 17 (28.81%) Windows 8
8 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
8 15 (25.42%) VMware
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Vista
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (15.25%) ITSM
11 9 (15.25%) Incident Management
11 9 (15.25%) Citrix
12 8 (13.56%) SLA
12 8 (13.56%) Driving Licence
13 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (11.86%) Migration
14 6 (10.17%) Finance
14 6 (10.17%) Cisco
14 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
14 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (10.17%) HP
14 6 (10.17%) Dell
14 6 (10.17%) XenDesktop

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (30.51%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Office
2 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.39%) Acrobat
4 2 (3.39%) MS Project
4 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.69%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.47%) DHCP
2 5 (8.47%) DNS
3 4 (6.78%) Internet
3 4 (6.78%) LAN
3 4 (6.78%) VPN
3 4 (6.78%) WAN
3 4 (6.78%) Wireless
4 2 (3.39%) Firewall
4 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.39%) WebEx
4 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.69%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Law
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Service Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (18.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) IT Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) IT Support
5 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.47%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (5.08%) Citrix Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Driving Licence
2 5 (8.47%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.78%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.78%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) AS400
5 2 (3.39%) NHS
5 2 (3.39%) PDA
6 1 (1.69%) EPoS
6 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (50.85%) Windows 7
3 27 (45.76%) Windows Server
4 17 (28.81%) Windows 8
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Vista
6 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.47%) Windows 2000
8 4 (6.78%) Unix
9 1 (1.69%) Linux
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Incident Management
2 9 (15.25%) ITSM
3 7 (11.86%) Migration
4 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Change Management
5 3 (5.08%) Server Patching
5 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.39%) Application Discovery
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.39%) Time Management
6 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.69%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.69%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (1.69%) Patch Management
7 1 (1.69%) Software Delivery
7 1 (1.69%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) C
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.47%) MCP
3 4 (6.78%) MCITP
4 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.39%) MCSA
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.17%) XenDesktop
4 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.08%) vSphere
5 3 (5.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.69%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) DameWare
2 4 (6.78%) SCOM
3 3 (5.08%) SCCM
3 3 (5.08%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.39%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.69%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.42%) VMware
3 9 (15.25%) Citrix
4 6 (10.17%) Cisco
4 6 (10.17%) Dell
4 6 (10.17%) HP
5 4 (6.78%) Peregrine
5 4 (6.78%) Remedy
6 3 (5.08%) NetApp
7 2 (3.39%) Adobe
7 2 (3.39%) Bomgar
7 2 (3.39%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.69%) CA
8 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.69%) Sage
8 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.69%) Spiceworks
8 1 (1.69%) Wincor Nixdorf
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