The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 60 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 76 75 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.96% 3.65% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.04% 16.09% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 13
Average daily rate £175 £143 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £103 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £401 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 25
Average hourly rate £12.68 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.90 £20.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.74 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +1.77%
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
583 466 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.69% 22.70% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 197 251
Average daily rate £320 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £120 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 76 64
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -20 32 £260 +79.31% 11
North Yorkshire +5 18 £175 +75.00% 5
South Yorkshire -8 15 - - 5
East Yorkshire +1 8 £100 -16.66% 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 90 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 86 (65.15%) Windows 7
4 57 (43.18%) Microsoft
5 48 (36.36%) MS Office
6 41 (31.06%) ITIL
7 34 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (19.70%) MS Exchange
10 21 (15.91%) MS Excel
11 17 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (12.12%) TCP/IP
13 15 (11.36%) Windows 2000
14 14 (10.61%) Windows Vista
15 13 (9.85%) LAN
15 13 (9.85%) SLA
16 12 (9.09%) Citrix
16 12 (9.09%) SharePoint
17 11 (8.33%) Windows 8
18 10 (7.58%) Incident Management
18 10 (7.58%) WAN
18 10 (7.58%) Migration
19 9 (6.82%) Internet
19 9 (6.82%) HP
19 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
19 9 (6.82%) SC Cleared
19 9 (6.82%) Security Cleared
20 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
21 7 (5.30%) Symantec
21 7 (5.30%) Blackberry

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (19.70%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.30%) IBM Notes
6 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.79%) IIS
8 4 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.27%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.76%) Apache
11 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (36.36%) MS Office
2 21 (15.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) CATIA
3 1 (0.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.85%) LAN
3 10 (7.58%) WAN
4 9 (6.82%) Internet
5 7 (5.30%) DNS
6 6 (4.55%) Firewall
7 5 (3.79%) SMTP
7 5 (3.79%) SAN
8 4 (3.03%) NAS
8 4 (3.03%) DHCP
9 3 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (1.52%) VPN
10 2 (1.52%) Wireless
10 2 (1.52%) 3G
11 1 (0.76%) NetScreen
11 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.76%) VoIP
11 1 (0.76%) Broadband
11 1 (0.76%) Intranet
11 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (0.76%) MS Access
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MSI
1 1 (0.76%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (4.55%) Retail
1 6 (4.55%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Legal
3 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.52%) French Language
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 43 (32.58%) Analyst
2 28 (21.21%) Desktop Support
3 24 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 24 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (15.91%) Support Analyst
5 20 (15.15%) Service Analyst
5 20 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (13.64%) Support Engineer
7 13 (9.85%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (6.06%) Technical Support
9 7 (5.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Technical Support Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 4 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 4 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 4 (3.03%) Deployment Engineer
13 3 (2.27%) Support Technician
13 3 (2.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) HTML
1 4 (3.03%) XML
1 4 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (1.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.30%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.79%) NHS
3 3 (2.27%) Handset
3 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.27%) iPhone
3 3 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) Replication
4 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.76%) PDA
4 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 132 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (65.15%) Windows 7
3 34 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (23.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (11.36%) Windows 2000
6 14 (10.61%) Windows Vista
7 11 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.27%) Solaris
9 3 (2.27%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.06%) ITIL
2 10 (7.58%) Incident Management
2 10 (7.58%) Migration
3 5 (3.79%) Service Management
3 5 (3.79%) Problem Management
4 4 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (3.03%) ITIL V3
4 4 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (3.03%) Scrum
4 4 (3.03%) Project Management
5 3 (2.27%) Configuration Management
6 2 (1.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (1.52%) Validation
6 2 (1.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (1.52%) ITSM
7 1 (0.76%) CAD
7 1 (0.76%) Change Management
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (0.76%) ERP
7 1 (0.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.55%) C
1 6 (4.55%) SQL
2 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.27%) C++
2 3 (2.27%) VBScript
2 3 (2.27%) Perl
2 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.76%) PHP
3 1 (0.76%) VB
3 1 (0.76%) Java
3 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.03%) MCP
4 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.27%) MCSE
4 3 (2.27%) CCNA
5 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.52%) CCA
5 2 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.52%) CCEA
5 2 (1.52%) ISEB
6 1 (0.76%) MCSA
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.85%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.79%) XenApp
3 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.27%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.52%) XenServer
4 2 (1.52%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.52%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.52%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (3.79%) SCCM
3 3 (2.27%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 57 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.09%) Citrix
3 9 (6.82%) HP
4 7 (5.30%) Symantec
4 7 (5.30%) Lotus
4 7 (5.30%) Cisco
5 5 (3.79%) Remedy
5 5 (3.79%) VMware
6 4 (3.03%) SAP
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle
7 3 (2.27%) Dell
7 3 (2.27%) Adobe
7 3 (2.27%) Sun
7 3 (2.27%) CA
7 3 (2.27%) NetApp
7 3 (2.27%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.52%) AppSense
8 2 (1.52%) Wyse
8 2 (1.52%) Sophos
9 1 (0.76%) McAfee
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £9 - £11 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £16.00 - £21.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
York
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £market rates - neg on exp
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £neg market rates
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: market rates
Posted: 15 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Barnsley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £13.70 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago