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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 85 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 41 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.71% 2.47% 2.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.10% 10.73% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 9
Average daily rate
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£240 £115 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.69% -24.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £108 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £194 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £140 £198
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 24
Average hourly rate £12.25 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.00 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £16.00 £22.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.85 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -4.34%
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
506 522 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.10% 23.06% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 267 207
Average daily rate £340 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 42 73
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.45 £34.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 2015.

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
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 29 January 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 -7 25 £240 +100.00% 13
North Yorkshire +4 5 - -
East Yorkshire -3 4 - - 1
South Yorkshire -14 4 £353 +220.45%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (62.11%) Active Directory
3 47 (49.47%) Windows 7
4 39 (41.05%) MS Office
5 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 33 (34.74%) MS Exchange
7 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (18.95%) VMware
8 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (17.89%) SCCM
10 16 (16.84%) Citrix
11 15 (15.79%) ITIL
12 13 (13.68%) LAN
12 13 (13.68%) HP
12 13 (13.68%) NHS
12 13 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (11.58%) NetApp
13 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
13 11 (11.58%) DNS
14 10 (10.53%) Firewall
14 10 (10.53%) Cisco
14 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
15 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
16 8 (8.42%) SLA
16 8 (8.42%) WAN
16 8 (8.42%) DHCP
16 8 (8.42%) SAN
16 8 (8.42%) Windows 8

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 33 (34.74%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 39 (41.05%) MS Office
2 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.11%) MS Project
4 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) LAN
2 11 (11.58%) DNS
3 10 (10.53%) Firewall
4 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.42%) WAN
5 8 (8.42%) DHCP
5 8 (8.42%) SAN
6 5 (5.26%) VPN
7 4 (4.21%) VoIP
8 3 (3.16%) Network Security
8 3 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.16%) VLAN
8 3 (3.16%) SSL
9 2 (2.11%) Internet
9 2 (2.11%) Extranet
9 2 (2.11%) MPLS
10 1 (1.05%) NAS
10 1 (1.05%) Wireless
10 1 (1.05%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MSI
2 2 (2.11%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.05%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) German Language
2 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Law
3 2 (2.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) Support Engineer
2 19 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 17 (17.89%) Desktop Engineer
4 15 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (13.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 11 (11.58%) Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) IT Support
8 8 (8.42%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Service Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) IT Technician
11 5 (5.26%) Administrator
11 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
11 5 (5.26%) Server Administrator
12 4 (4.21%) Applications Packager
12 4 (4.21%) Support Analyst
13 3 (3.16%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 3 (3.16%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) Regular Expression
1 3 (3.16%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.11%) WSH
3 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) NHS
2 7 (7.37%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.05%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.05%) iPad
4 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.05%) iPhone
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (49.47%) Windows 7
3 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (8.42%) Windows 8
6 7 (7.37%) CentOS
7 6 (6.32%) Linux
7 6 (6.32%) Windows 2000
7 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.21%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.05%) Debian
10 1 (1.05%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.79%) ITIL
2 7 (7.37%) Migration
2 7 (7.37%) Incident Management
3 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
4 5 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.16%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.16%) Time Management
5 3 (3.16%) Project Management
5 3 (3.16%) Workflow
5 3 (3.16%) Service Management
6 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.11%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.11%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.05%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.05%) Line Management
7 1 (1.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.05%) ERP
7 1 (1.05%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.26%) VB
2 4 (4.21%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) Python
3 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) MCP
2 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.11%) MCDST
4 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) HIPAA
2 3 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (62.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.37%) XenApp
5 5 (5.26%) vSphere
5 5 (5.26%) MetaFrame
6 3 (3.16%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (3.16%) VMware Server
6 3 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.16%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (17.89%) SCCM
2 7 (7.37%) SCOM
3 4 (4.21%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.16%) ARCserve
4 3 (3.16%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.05%) WSUS
6 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.05%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.95%) VMware
3 16 (16.84%) Citrix
4 13 (13.68%) HP
5 11 (11.58%) NetApp
6 10 (10.53%) Cisco
7 6 (6.32%) Mitel
8 5 (5.26%) Remedy
9 4 (4.21%) Symantec
9 4 (4.21%) Splunk
10 3 (3.16%) Imperva
10 3 (3.16%) IBM
10 3 (3.16%) Oracle
10 3 (3.16%) Dell
11 2 (2.11%) Sun
11 2 (2.11%) Novell
12 1 (1.05%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.05%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.05%) Veeam
12 1 (1.05%) Sophos
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