Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 81 62
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.60% 0.50% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.62% 2.48% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
South Yorkshire median daily rate - £183 £80
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +128.13% -42.86%
Yorkshire median daily rate £218 £166 £233
% change year-on-year +30.83% -28.49% +40.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.11% -8.67% +7.33%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.69 £12.00
% change year-on-year +3.73% +14.08% -9.09%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 191 242 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 22.93% 20.35% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 168 119
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £255 £258 £120
90th Percentile £615 £575 £514
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 43
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.86% +40.00% -10.63%
10th Percentile £10.67 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £26.35 £37.25 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -3.85%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +16 3 - -
Doncaster +2 1 - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Bomgar
3 2 (40.00%) WebEx
3 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) DameWare
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) PDA
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (40.00%) Acrobat
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio

Windows XP
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) Acrobat
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) WebEx
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) PDA
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) DameWare
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (20.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Bomgar
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Apple