Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 18 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 144 139
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -43
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 18 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.60% 0.80% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.11% 3.90% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 14
West Yorkshire median daily rate £218 £183 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.18% -38.14% +63.89%
10th Percentile £173 £119 £118
90th Percentile £250 £281 £360
Yorkshire median daily rate £218 £150 £210
% change year-on-year +45.00% -28.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 14
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £15.59 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +29.88% -6.41%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.28 £8.52
90th Percentile £15.38 £19.89 £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.69 £12.00
% change year-on-year +3.73% +14.08% -8.40%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 578 744 1008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.27% 20.48% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 465 579
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +16.28%
10th Percentile £195 £225 £195
90th Percentile £538 £550 £523
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 100
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +1.96% +6.25%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.72 £8.96
90th Percentile £21.38 £24.00 £22.75
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 West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in West Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in West Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows XP in West Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in West Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Leeds -17 8 £218 +19.18%
Pontefract - 8 £210 - 1
Windows XP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) ITIL
4 8 (44.44%) Office 365
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 10
5 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
5 7 (38.89%) LAN
5 7 (38.89%) WAN
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (33.33%) MCP
6 6 (33.33%) HNC
6 6 (33.33%) Unix
6 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (33.33%) Information Security
6 6 (33.33%) Apple
6 6 (33.33%) Android
6 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Vista
6 6 (33.33%) Performance Management
6 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 6 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (16.67%) Service Management
7 3 (16.67%) SLA
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) SCCM
8 2 (11.11%) German Language
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) LAN
1 7 (38.89%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (11.11%) German Language
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Service Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
3 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Support
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 6 (33.33%) Android
3 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
3 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 6 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
3 6 (33.33%) Information Security
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Network Management
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) HNC
1 6 (33.33%) MCP
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Wyse