The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Yorkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 44 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 74 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.19% 3.01% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.20% 10.37% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 6
Average daily rate
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£183 £228 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.78% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £107 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £231
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £216
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 35
Average hourly rate £13.59 £11.43 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.09 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
487 617 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.01% 29.06% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 278 246
Average daily rate £275 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 63 67
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.14 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.70 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows XP
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
West Yorkshire -15 30 £185 -39.83% 7
South Yorkshire +7 20 £91 -47.85% 2
North Yorkshire +12 14 £388 - 5
East Yorkshire +4 8 £150 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (57.62%) Active Directory
3 74 (49.01%) Windows 7
4 54 (35.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (34.44%) Microsoft
6 51 (33.77%) MS Office
7 50 (33.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (22.52%) ITIL
9 30 (19.87%) VMware
10 27 (17.88%) MS Exchange
10 27 (17.88%) SAN
11 25 (16.56%) MS Excel
11 25 (16.56%) Incident Management
12 24 (15.89%) VMware Server
13 22 (14.57%) Service Management
14 21 (13.91%) CentOS
14 21 (13.91%) Ubuntu
15 19 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2007
16 18 (11.92%) Splunk
16 18 (11.92%) Python
16 18 (11.92%) HP
17 16 (10.60%) Windows 2000
18 15 (9.93%) Workflow
18 15 (9.93%) Citrix
19 13 (8.61%) Linux
19 13 (8.61%) SharePoint
19 13 (8.61%) LAN
20 12 (7.95%) WAN
20 12 (7.95%) Problem Management
21 11 (7.28%) TCP/IP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (17.88%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (8.61%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (5.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.31%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.65%) IIS
8 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.66%) Quickr
9 1 (0.66%) Lync
9 1 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (33.77%) MS Office
2 25 (16.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.88%) SAN
2 13 (8.61%) LAN
3 12 (7.95%) WAN
4 11 (7.28%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.30%) Internet
6 6 (3.97%) DNS
7 4 (2.65%) SMTP
7 4 (2.65%) DHCP
7 4 (2.65%) Firewall
7 4 (2.65%) NAS
8 3 (1.99%) Wireless
9 2 (1.32%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (1.32%) 3G
9 2 (1.32%) Intranet
10 1 (0.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) MySQL
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MSI
1 1 (0.66%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (6.62%) Finance
2 4 (2.65%) Legal
2 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (1.32%) Cantonese Language
3 2 (1.32%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (0.66%) French Language
4 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (27.15%) Analyst
2 31 (20.53%) 1st Line Support
3 30 (19.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 23 (15.23%) Support Engineer
5 22 (14.57%) Service Analyst
5 22 (14.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (11.92%) Support Analyst
7 16 (10.60%) Desktop Support
8 10 (6.62%) IT Support
9 8 (5.30%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) Citrix Specialist
11 5 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 4 (2.65%) Desktop Technician
12 4 (2.65%) Technical Support
12 4 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (2.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.97%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.65%) HTML
2 4 (2.65%) .NET
2 4 (2.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.96%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.30%) NHS
3 3 (1.99%) Handset
3 3 (1.99%) iPhone
3 3 (1.99%) iPad
4 1 (0.66%) Social Media
4 1 (0.66%) FMCG
4 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 151 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (49.01%) Windows 7
3 54 (35.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (33.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (13.91%) Ubuntu
5 21 (13.91%) CentOS
6 16 (10.60%) Windows 2000
7 13 (8.61%) Linux
8 10 (6.62%) Windows Vista
9 7 (4.64%) Windows NT
9 7 (4.64%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.52%) ITIL
2 25 (16.56%) Incident Management
3 22 (14.57%) Service Management
4 15 (9.93%) Workflow
5 12 (7.95%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.30%) Migration
7 6 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (3.31%) Validation
9 4 (2.65%) Project Management
9 4 (2.65%) Scrum
9 4 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.65%) Service Desk Management
10 3 (1.99%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (1.99%) WFM
11 2 (1.32%) ITIL V3
11 2 (1.32%) Configuration Management
11 2 (1.32%) ITSM
12 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2
12 1 (0.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (0.66%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.92%) Python
2 7 (4.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.97%) C
3 6 (3.97%) VBScript
4 4 (2.65%) SQL
5 2 (1.32%) C++
5 2 (1.32%) Perl
5 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (5.96%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.30%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.31%) CCNA
3 5 (3.31%) CCA
3 5 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (3.31%) CCEA
3 5 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) MCP
4 2 (1.32%) MCITP
5 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (57.62%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.89%) VMware Server
3 8 (5.30%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.64%) XenApp
5 5 (3.31%) XenServer
5 5 (3.31%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.32%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.66%) vSphere
8 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) SCCM
2 3 (1.99%) Unicenter
2 3 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.66%) SCOM
4 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.66%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 52 (34.44%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.87%) VMware
3 18 (11.92%) Splunk
3 18 (11.92%) HP
4 15 (9.93%) Citrix
5 8 (5.30%) Dell
6 5 (3.31%) Lotus
6 5 (3.31%) Symantec
6 5 (3.31%) Remedy
6 5 (3.31%) AppSense
6 5 (3.31%) Wyse
7 4 (2.65%) SAP
7 4 (2.65%) Cisco
8 3 (1.99%) Adobe
8 3 (1.99%) Sun
8 3 (1.99%) CA
8 3 (1.99%) NetApp
9 2 (1.32%) Apple
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle
9 2 (1.32%) Toshiba
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