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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 90 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 43 72 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.59% 2.91% 3.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.75% 12.50% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £100 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £423 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £169 £170 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 28
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £18.00 £23.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
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
555 576 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.56% 23.27% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 304 164
Average daily rate £310 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £158 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 61 77
Average hourly rate £12.25 £13.35 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -25 21 £160 -25.58% 11
South Yorkshire 0 15 £125 - 1
East Yorkshire -4 5 £150 +50.00%
North Yorkshire -15 1 - - 2
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 52 (52.53%) Windows 7
4 42 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 39 (39.39%) MS Office
6 37 (37.37%) MS Exchange
7 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (18.18%) VMware
10 16 (16.16%) ITIL
11 15 (15.15%) LAN
11 15 (15.15%) Citrix
12 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (13.13%) SCCM
14 11 (11.11%) NHS
15 10 (10.10%) SAN
15 10 (10.10%) WAN
15 10 (10.10%) Migration
15 10 (10.10%) Firewall
16 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
16 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
16 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
16 9 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (9.09%) CentOS
16 9 (9.09%) Hyper-V
16 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (8.08%) Windows 8
17 8 (8.08%) Linux
17 8 (8.08%) NetApp

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 37 (37.37%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 39 (39.39%) MS Office
2 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.02%) MS Project
5 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.15%) LAN
2 10 (10.10%) WAN
2 10 (10.10%) SAN
2 10 (10.10%) Firewall
3 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.06%) DNS
5 5 (5.05%) VPN
5 5 (5.05%) DHCP
6 4 (4.04%) VoIP
6 4 (4.04%) SSL
7 3 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.03%) Extranet
7 3 (3.03%) VLAN
7 3 (3.03%) Network Security
8 2 (2.02%) MPLS
8 2 (2.02%) Internet
8 2 (2.02%) Wireless
9 1 (1.01%) IPsec
9 1 (1.01%) NAS
9 1 (1.01%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MSI
2 2 (2.02%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (5.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Law
2 3 (3.03%) Legal
2 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.21%) Support Engineer
1 21 (21.21%) 2nd Line Support
2 19 (19.19%) Desktop Support
3 14 (14.14%) Analyst
3 14 (14.14%) 1st Line Support
4 13 (13.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) IT Support
7 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Applications Packager
9 4 (4.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) IT Technician
10 3 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.02%) WSH
2 2 (2.02%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) NHS
2 5 (5.05%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.01%) EPoS
4 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.01%) iPhone
4 1 (1.01%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.01%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (52.53%) Windows 7
3 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (9.09%) CentOS
6 8 (8.08%) Windows 8
6 8 (8.08%) Linux
7 6 (6.06%) Windows 2000
7 6 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.05%) Windows Vista
9 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.02%) Debian
10 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.16%) ITIL
2 10 (10.10%) Migration
3 6 (6.06%) Problem Management
3 6 (6.06%) Service Management
4 5 (5.05%) Workflow
5 4 (4.04%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (3.03%) Project Management
6 3 (3.03%) Time Management
7 2 (2.02%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.02%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.02%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.01%) Line Management
8 1 (1.01%) ERP
8 1 (1.01%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.01%) Change Management
8 1 (1.01%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.01%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.01%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.06%) Python
2 5 (5.05%) VB
3 4 (4.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) MCP
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.03%) MCDST
3 1 (1.01%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.03%) HIPAA
System Software
1 54 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.05%) VMware Server
4 4 (4.04%) XenApp
5 3 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.02%) MetaFrame
6 2 (2.02%) vSphere
6 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) SCCM
2 5 (5.05%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.04%) SCOM
4 3 (3.03%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.03%) ARCserve
5 2 (2.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.18%) VMware
3 15 (15.15%) Citrix
4 8 (8.08%) HP
4 8 (8.08%) NetApp
4 8 (8.08%) Remedy
5 6 (6.06%) Mitel
5 6 (6.06%) Splunk
5 6 (6.06%) Dell
6 5 (5.05%) Cisco
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle
7 3 (3.03%) LANDesk
7 3 (3.03%) Symantec
7 3 (3.03%) Imperva
8 2 (2.02%) Novell
8 2 (2.02%) Sun
8 2 (2.02%) BMC
8 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.01%) Apple
9 1 (1.01%) Sage
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