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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 98 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 42 82 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.50% 3.37% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.89% 14.54% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 12
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£160 £180 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £100 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £333 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £195 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 16
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.99 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% +13.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
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
610 564 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.73% 23.17% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 310 232
Average daily rate £300 £298 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £153 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 71 55
Average hourly rate £13.87 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 20 £180 -2.70% 4
South Yorkshire -21 10 £125 +47.05% 2
North Yorkshire -12 7 £115 -29.23% 1
East Yorkshire -1 2 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (61.04%) Windows 7
3 45 (58.44%) Active Directory
4 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
5 36 (46.75%) MS Office
6 29 (37.66%) MS Exchange
7 25 (32.47%) ITIL
8 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (20.78%) Citrix
11 13 (16.88%) MS Excel
11 13 (16.88%) LAN
12 11 (14.29%) WAN
13 10 (12.99%) Service Management
14 9 (11.69%) VMware
14 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
15 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (9.09%) SAN
17 6 (7.79%) NHS
17 6 (7.79%) SCCM
17 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
17 6 (7.79%) Backup Exec
18 5 (6.49%) Migration
18 5 (6.49%) Mitel
18 5 (6.49%) Ubuntu
18 5 (6.49%) CentOS
18 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
18 5 (6.49%) Remedy
18 5 (6.49%) SharePoint

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 29 (37.66%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (46.75%) MS Office
2 13 (16.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Line 500
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) LAN
2 11 (14.29%) WAN
3 7 (9.09%) SAN
4 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.19%) Internet
4 4 (5.19%) Firewall
4 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.60%) VPN
5 2 (2.60%) VLAN
5 2 (2.60%) Wireless
6 1 (1.30%) Extranet
6 1 (1.30%) DNS
6 1 (1.30%) SSL
6 1 (1.30%) DHCP
6 1 (1.30%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MSI
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Law
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Analyst
2 21 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (20.78%) Support Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) 1st Line Support
5 12 (15.58%) Desktop Support
5 12 (15.58%) Service Analyst
5 12 (15.58%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (12.99%) Support Analyst
6 10 (12.99%) IT Support
7 8 (10.39%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Linux Support
11 3 (3.90%) Customer Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Support Technician
12 2 (2.60%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) NHS
2 4 (5.19%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) EPoS
3 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (61.04%) Windows 7
3 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.49%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.49%) CentOS
6 4 (5.19%) Linux
6 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.30%) Debian
8 1 (1.30%) UNIX
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) Service Management
3 5 (6.49%) Migration
4 4 (5.19%) ITSM
4 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.19%) Workflow
5 3 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.90%) Server Building
6 2 (2.60%) Change Management
7 1 (1.30%) Document Management
7 1 (1.30%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.30%) ERP
7 1 (1.30%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) Python
1 3 (3.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) VB
3 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) MCP
3 2 (2.60%) MCDST
4 1 (1.30%) MCITP
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 45 (58.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.19%) VMware Server
4 3 (3.90%) XenApp
4 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
1 6 (7.79%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.90%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.30%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.30%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.78%) Citrix
3 9 (11.69%) VMware
4 5 (6.49%) Mitel
4 5 (6.49%) Remedy
4 5 (6.49%) HP
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco
6 3 (3.90%) LANDesk
6 3 (3.90%) NetApp
6 3 (3.90%) Dell
6 3 (3.90%) Splunk
7 1 (1.30%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.30%) BMC
7 1 (1.30%) CA
7 1 (1.30%) Novell
7 1 (1.30%) Peregrine
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.30%) Sage
7 1 (1.30%) Juniper
7 1 (1.30%) Adobe
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