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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 97 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 45 74 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.55% 2.91% 3.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 12.96% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 16
Average daily rate
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£160 £175 £137
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £100 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £415 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.68 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +3.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.42 £25.00 £23.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.95
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +0.35%
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
630 571 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.69% 22.49% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 306 210
Average daily rate £300 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 69 79
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
West Yorkshire -18 20 £173 -34.90% 6
South Yorkshire -9 16 £125 - 2
East Yorkshire -1 3 £150 +50.00%
North Yorkshire -18 3 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (54.95%) Active Directory
2 50 (54.95%) Windows 7
3 44 (48.35%) Microsoft
4 38 (41.76%) MS Office
5 32 (35.16%) MS Exchange
6 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (25.27%) ITIL
8 17 (18.68%) VMware
8 17 (18.68%) Citrix
9 15 (16.48%) LAN
10 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
10 12 (13.19%) SAN
10 12 (13.19%) NHS
10 12 (13.19%) SCCM
11 11 (12.09%) Service Management
11 11 (12.09%) WAN
12 10 (10.99%) Migration
12 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (9.89%) Hyper-V
13 9 (9.89%) CentOS
14 8 (8.79%) Firewall
14 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
14 8 (8.79%) Ubuntu
14 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (7.69%) VMware Server
15 7 (7.69%) Problem Management
15 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
15 7 (7.69%) Linux

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 32 (35.16%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 38 (41.76%) MS Office
2 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) LAN
2 12 (13.19%) SAN
3 11 (12.09%) WAN
4 8 (8.79%) Firewall
5 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.49%) DNS
6 5 (5.49%) Internet
7 4 (4.40%) DHCP
7 4 (4.40%) VPN
8 3 (3.30%) VLAN
8 3 (3.30%) Extranet
8 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.20%) Wireless
9 2 (2.20%) SSL
9 2 (2.20%) VoIP
10 1 (1.10%) NAS
10 1 (1.10%) Network Security
10 1 (1.10%) Broadband
10 1 (1.10%) MPLS
10 1 (1.10%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MSI
2 2 (2.20%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
1 4 (4.40%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Law
2 3 (3.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (25.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 22 (24.18%) Support Engineer
3 17 (18.68%) Analyst
4 16 (17.58%) Desktop Support
5 12 (13.19%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (12.09%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) IT Support
8 9 (9.89%) Support Analyst
8 9 (9.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (8.79%) Service Analyst
10 7 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) IT Support Engineer
12 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (4.40%) Applications Packager
12 4 (4.40%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 4 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 3 (3.30%) Customer Engineer
13 3 (3.30%) Support Technician
13 3 (3.30%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) WSH
1 2 (2.20%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.10%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) NHS
2 7 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.10%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.10%) iPad
3 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.10%) iPhone
3 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.10%) EPoS
3 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.10%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (54.95%) Windows 7
3 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.89%) CentOS
5 8 (8.79%) Ubuntu
6 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 7 (7.69%) Linux
7 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.20%) Debian
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.20%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.10%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.10%) UNIX
9 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) ITIL
2 11 (12.09%) Service Management
3 10 (10.99%) Migration
4 7 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 7 (7.69%) Workflow
5 5 (5.49%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.30%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.20%) Project Management
7 2 (2.20%) ITSM
7 2 (2.20%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.20%) Change Management
8 1 (1.10%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.10%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.10%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.10%) Line Management
8 1 (1.10%) Time Management
8 1 (1.10%) ERP
8 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.10%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) Python
2 5 (5.49%) VB
3 3 (3.30%) SQL
4 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) MCP
1 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) MCDST
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (54.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.89%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.69%) VMware Server
4 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.40%) XenApp
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.20%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.10%) vSphere
7 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) SCCM
2 4 (4.40%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.30%) SCOM
3 3 (3.30%) ARCserve
4 2 (2.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.10%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.10%) OpenView
5 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (48.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.68%) VMware
2 17 (18.68%) Citrix
3 7 (7.69%) HP
3 7 (7.69%) Remedy
4 6 (6.59%) Mitel
4 6 (6.59%) NetApp
4 6 (6.59%) Splunk
5 5 (5.49%) Dell
5 5 (5.49%) Cisco
6 3 (3.30%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.20%) Symantec
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.20%) Novell
7 2 (2.20%) BMC
8 1 (1.10%) Veeam
8 1 (1.10%) Imperva
8 1 (1.10%) QNAP
8 1 (1.10%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.10%) Adobe
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