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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 121 99 52
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -47
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 21 45 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.74% 1.60% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% 7.08% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 36
Median daily rate £128 £160 £184
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% -12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £100 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £225 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £170 £195
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 35
Median hourly rate £17.25 £12.50 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £16.72 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.64%
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
694 636 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.50% 22.55% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 382 324
Median daily rate £400 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £160 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 54 78
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.87 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -5 16 £135 -22.85% 5
South Yorkshire -18 3 £113 -10.00% 1
North Yorkshire +2 1 £130 +13.04%
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (54.17%) ITIL
4 24 (50.00%) MS Office
4 24 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
6 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 15 (31.25%) ITSM
9 14 (29.17%) Blackberry
9 14 (29.17%) Windows 8
10 12 (25.00%) Problem Management
11 11 (22.92%) VMware
11 11 (22.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
12 10 (20.83%) SLA
12 10 (20.83%) Finance
13 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (16.67%) Citrix
14 8 (16.67%) Legal
14 8 (16.67%) Windows Vista
14 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
14 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
15 7 (14.58%) DameWare
15 7 (14.58%) iPad
15 7 (14.58%) iPhone
16 5 (10.42%) Cisco
16 5 (10.42%) VPN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (50.00%) MS Office
2 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.17%) Acrobat
4 2 (4.17%) MS Project
4 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) VPN
2 4 (8.33%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) Extranet
3 3 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.25%) Wireless
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) WebEx
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Legal
3 5 (10.42%) Law
3 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Service Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Citrix Specialist
8 3 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Blackberry
2 7 (14.58%) iPad
2 7 (14.58%) iPhone
3 4 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 2 (4.17%) PDA
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) EPoS
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 14 (29.17%) Windows 8
5 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (16.67%) Windows Vista
7 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.08%) Android
10 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.08%) Unix
10 1 (2.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) ITIL
2 15 (31.25%) ITSM
3 12 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.33%) Document Management
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.08%) Change Management
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.08%) Process Management
8 1 (2.08%) Project Management
8 1 (2.08%) Security Management
8 1 (2.08%) Server Patching
8 1 (2.08%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (2.08%) Software Delivery
8 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) MCP
2 4 (8.33%) MCITP
2 4 (8.33%) MCSA
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.33%) XenApp
4 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.25%) vSphere
6 1 (2.08%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) DameWare
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
4 1 (2.08%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) VMware
3 8 (16.67%) Citrix
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco
4 5 (10.42%) HP
5 4 (8.33%) Dell
6 3 (6.25%) NetApp
6 3 (6.25%) Peregrine
6 3 (6.25%) Remedy
7 2 (4.17%) Adobe
7 2 (4.17%) Bomgar
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) CA
8 1 (2.08%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.08%) Spiceworks
8 1 (2.08%) Wincor Nixdorf