Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows XP
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 80 65
Rank change year-on-year +21 -15 -36
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.44% 0.21% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.96% 1.10% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Sheffield median daily rate - £183 £80
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +128.13% -36.00%
South Yorkshire median daily rate - £183 £80
% change year-on-year - +128.13% -66.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Sheffield median hourly rate - - £13.75
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.11% -8.67% +7.33%

Windows XP is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 153 182 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 22.43% 18.82% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 135 94
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% +29.03%
10th Percentile £320 £308 £122
90th Percentile £626 £575 £518
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £378
% change year-on-year -5.56% +19.21% +20.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 19
Sheffield median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +40.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £9.62 £12.10 £9.85
90th Percentile £21.40 £35.13 £17.35
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -18.18% +32.00% -10.71%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Sheffield

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows XP in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Sheffield

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Bomgar
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) DameWare
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) PDA
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Acrobat
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) WebEx
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Acrobat
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) WebEx
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) PDA
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) DameWare
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) Bomgar
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft