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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 73 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 44 52 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.84% 2.41% 2.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.80% 9.11% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 8
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£135 £140 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -29.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £92 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £280 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £180 £225
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 28
Average hourly rate £13.98 £11.00 £14.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% -24.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £8.83 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £13.40 £20.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -8.62%
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
500 571 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.87% 26.41% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 312 185
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 60 56
Average hourly rate £13.98 £12.45 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% -24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +12 18 £335 +112.69% 3
West Yorkshire -22 16 £108 +0.46% 11
North Yorkshire +11 8 £250 - 2
East Yorkshire -3 1 - - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 51 (40.48%) Windows 7
4 45 (35.71%) MS Office
5 41 (32.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (26.19%) Microsoft
7 33 (26.19%) VMware
8 26 (20.63%) ITIL
8 26 (20.63%) Incident Management
9 24 (19.05%) SAN
10 23 (18.25%) MS Exchange
11 22 (17.46%) MS Excel
11 22 (17.46%) Ubuntu
11 22 (17.46%) VMware Server
11 22 (17.46%) CentOS
12 21 (16.67%) HP
13 19 (15.08%) Python
13 19 (15.08%) Service Management
13 19 (15.08%) Splunk
14 17 (13.49%) Citrix
15 15 (11.90%) Workflow
16 14 (11.11%) Linux
17 12 (9.52%) Windows 2000
17 12 (9.52%) Blackberry
18 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2007
19 10 (7.94%) Problem Management
19 10 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
19 10 (7.94%) NHS
19 10 (7.94%) LAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 23 (18.25%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.79%) Quickr
7 1 (0.79%) Lync
Applications
1 45 (35.71%) MS Office
2 22 (17.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.05%) SAN
2 10 (7.94%) LAN
2 10 (7.94%) DNS
3 9 (7.14%) WAN
4 8 (6.35%) DHCP
4 8 (6.35%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.76%) Internet
6 4 (3.17%) Wireless
7 2 (1.59%) Firewall
7 2 (1.59%) VPN
7 2 (1.59%) Intranet
8 1 (0.79%) MPLS
8 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MSI
2 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.79%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (3.97%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) German Language
3 2 (1.59%) Norwegian Language
3 2 (1.59%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (1.59%) Cantonese Language
4 1 (0.79%) Publishing
4 1 (0.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 29 (23.02%) Analyst
2 26 (20.63%) Support Engineer
2 26 (20.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (15.08%) 1st Line Support
4 15 (11.90%) Service Analyst
4 15 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.73%) Desktop Support
6 11 (8.73%) IT Support
7 10 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Administrator
10 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (3.97%) Rollout Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) IT Technician
11 4 (3.17%) Deployment Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Deskside Support
11 4 (3.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.94%) NHS
3 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Social Media
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (40.48%) Windows 7
3 41 (32.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (17.46%) Ubuntu
5 22 (17.46%) CentOS
6 14 (11.11%) Linux
7 12 (9.52%) Windows 2000
8 6 (4.76%) Windows Vista
8 6 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.76%) Windows NT
9 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.63%) ITIL
1 26 (20.63%) Incident Management
2 19 (15.08%) Service Management
3 15 (11.90%) Workflow
4 10 (7.94%) Problem Management
5 6 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (3.97%) Migration
7 4 (3.17%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (2.38%) Project Management
8 3 (2.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.38%) Validation
8 3 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.38%) WFM
9 2 (1.59%) ITIL V3
9 2 (1.59%) ITSM
10 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2
10 1 (0.79%) Software Deployment
10 1 (0.79%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (0.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (0.79%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.08%) Python
2 5 (3.97%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.17%) VBScript
4 3 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.97%) MCP
2 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.38%) CCA
4 3 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.38%) CCEA
4 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.38%) CCNA
4 3 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.59%) MCITP
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 22 (17.46%) VMware Server
3 9 (7.14%) XenApp
4 7 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.17%) vSphere
7 3 (2.38%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.38%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.38%) XenServer
7 3 (2.38%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) SCCM
2 4 (3.17%) SCOM
3 3 (2.38%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.79%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.79%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (26.19%) Microsoft
1 33 (26.19%) VMware
2 21 (16.67%) HP
3 19 (15.08%) Splunk
4 17 (13.49%) Citrix
5 6 (4.76%) Dell
6 5 (3.97%) Cisco
7 4 (3.17%) NetApp
7 4 (3.17%) Symantec
8 3 (2.38%) Remedy
8 3 (2.38%) CA
8 3 (2.38%) IBM
8 3 (2.38%) Wyse
8 3 (2.38%) AppSense
9 2 (1.59%) Meru Networks
9 2 (1.59%) Toshiba
9 2 (1.59%) EMC
9 2 (1.59%) Juniper
9 2 (1.59%) Apple
10 1 (0.79%) McAfee
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