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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 74 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 57 60 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.18% 2.61% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.58% 12.12% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 7
Average daily rate
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£265 £123 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.32% -51.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £105 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £150 £165
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 25
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £16.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
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
595 495 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.81% 21.55% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 259 223
Average daily rate £338 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 58 72
Average hourly rate £12.52 £12.13 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -24.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £22.69 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 29 December 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
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 29 December 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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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 -6 37 £253 +12.22% 6
North Yorkshire +2 7 - - 2
South Yorkshire -15 7 £325 +195.45% 2
East Yorkshire -1 2 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (61.76%) Active Directory
3 52 (50.98%) Windows 7
4 44 (43.14%) MS Office
5 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 34 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 22 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (20.59%) VMware
9 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (16.67%) Citrix
11 16 (15.69%) SCCM
12 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 14 (13.73%) ITIL
13 14 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (12.75%) LAN
14 13 (12.75%) HP
15 12 (11.76%) NHS
15 12 (11.76%) DNS
16 11 (10.78%) SharePoint
16 11 (10.78%) NetApp
16 11 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2003
17 10 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (9.80%) SAN
17 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
17 10 (9.80%) Cisco
17 10 (9.80%) Firewall
18 9 (8.82%) Blackberry
18 9 (8.82%) DHCP
18 9 (8.82%) Hyper-V

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 34 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.78%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (1.96%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.98%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.98%) Quickr
7 1 (0.98%) Lync
Applications
1 44 (43.14%) MS Office
2 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) MS Project
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) LAN
2 12 (11.76%) DNS
3 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.80%) SAN
3 10 (9.80%) Firewall
4 9 (8.82%) DHCP
5 8 (7.84%) WAN
6 5 (4.90%) VPN
7 4 (3.92%) VoIP
8 3 (2.94%) SSL
8 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.94%) Internet
8 3 (2.94%) VLAN
8 3 (2.94%) Network Security
9 2 (1.96%) Extranet
9 2 (1.96%) MPLS
9 2 (1.96%) Wireless
10 1 (0.98%) IPsec
10 1 (0.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MSI
2 2 (1.96%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.98%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (3.92%) Finance
2 3 (2.94%) German Language
2 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.96%) Law
3 2 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 26 (25.49%) Support Engineer
2 19 (18.63%) Desktop Support
3 18 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
4 16 (15.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (13.73%) Analyst
6 13 (12.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 10 (9.80%) IT Support
8 9 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Rollout Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) IT Technician
10 6 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) Administrator
10 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Service Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Server Administrator
12 4 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Help Desk Support
12 4 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) Application Packaging
1 3 (2.94%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.96%) WSH
3 1 (0.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) NHS
2 9 (8.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.98%) FMCG
4 1 (0.98%) iPhone
4 1 (0.98%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.98%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (50.98%) Windows 7
3 22 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.84%) CentOS
5 8 (7.84%) Windows 8
6 7 (6.86%) Linux
7 6 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.90%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.92%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.96%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.98%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.73%) ITIL
2 7 (6.86%) Migration
2 7 (6.86%) Incident Management
3 6 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.92%) Service Management
5 4 (3.92%) Workflow
6 3 (2.94%) Project Management
6 3 (2.94%) Time Management
6 3 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.96%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2
8 1 (0.98%) ERP
8 1 (0.98%) PRINCE
8 1 (0.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (0.98%) Line Management
8 1 (0.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (0.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) VB
1 5 (4.90%) Python
2 4 (3.92%) SQL
3 2 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) MCP
1 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.96%) MCDST
5 1 (0.98%) MCITP
5 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.94%) HIPAA
System Software
1 63 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.86%) XenApp
5 5 (4.90%) vSphere
5 5 (4.90%) MetaFrame
6 4 (3.92%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.94%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (15.69%) SCCM
2 7 (6.86%) SCOM
3 4 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.94%) ARCserve
4 3 (2.94%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.96%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.98%) WSUS
6 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.59%) VMware
3 17 (16.67%) Citrix
4 13 (12.75%) HP
5 11 (10.78%) NetApp
6 10 (9.80%) Cisco
7 6 (5.88%) Mitel
8 5 (4.90%) Symantec
8 5 (4.90%) Remedy
8 5 (4.90%) Splunk
9 4 (3.92%) Dell
10 3 (2.94%) IBM
10 3 (2.94%) Oracle
10 3 (2.94%) Imperva
11 2 (1.96%) CA
11 2 (1.96%) Novell
11 2 (1.96%) Lotus
11 2 (1.96%) Apple
11 2 (1.96%) Sun
12 1 (0.98%) EMC
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