The table below looks at the statistics for XMPP 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 XMPP over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) (Jabber)
Rank - 115 129
Contract jobs citing XMPP 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.18% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.60% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £278 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
674 665 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.27% 30.43% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 413 470
Average daily rate £315 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 11
Average hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +143.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XMPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XMPP across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XMPP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

XMPP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XMPP across the Yorkshire region.

XMPP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XMPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing XMPP 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 XMPP.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Xen
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (100.00%) Lync
1 5 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM

XMPP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing XMPP 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 XMPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Project Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Xen
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix