The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 54 52 29
Rank change year-on-year -2 -23  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.22% 0.56% 3.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.76% 1.85% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £123 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £200 £163
% change year-on-year -5.00% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Median hourly rate £12.51 £22.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.03% +116.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  

Windows XP is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 131 162 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 28.42% 30.22% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 40
Median daily rate £425 £390 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +56.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £288 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.98% +90.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.65 £19.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Windows XP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in South Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in South Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in South Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Barnsley - 1 - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) NHS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory