Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 141 147
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 21 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.61% 0.56% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.27% 2.99% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
West Yorkshire median daily rate £256 £218 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.82% +19.18% -38.14%
10th Percentile £223 £173 £131
90th Percentile £284 £250 £284
Yorkshire median daily rate £256 £218 £166
% change year-on-year +17.82% +30.83% -42.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% -32.28% +74.75%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £13.70
% change year-on-year +7.75% +3.65% +14.17%

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 642 569 671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.69% 18.69% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 361 415
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £215 £175 £213
90th Percentile £550 £543 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 44 33
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.08 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.66% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.81 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.50 £19.85 £24.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.48
% change year-on-year +11.54% -10.22% +15.84%

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 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 13 December 2018. 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
Pontefract -1 14 - -
Bradford - 3 £275 -
Leeds +3 2 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Windows XP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
4 16 (76.19%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (66.67%) Windows 2000
5 14 (66.67%) MCSE
5 14 (66.67%) MCSA
5 14 (66.67%) MCP
5 14 (66.67%) HNC
5 14 (66.67%) Unix
5 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (66.67%) Internet
5 14 (66.67%) Windows Vista
6 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 5 (23.81%) Time Management
7 5 (23.81%) Migration
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 3 (14.29%) Break/Fix
9 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
9 2 (9.52%) Apple
10 1 (4.76%) Sage
10 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (4.76%) CMS
10 1 (4.76%) Firebird
10 1 (4.76%) VMware
10 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 1 (4.76%) Firewall
10 1 (4.76%) Publishing
10 1 (4.76%) LAN
10 1 (4.76%) DHCP

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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Sage 200
1 1 (4.76%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) Skype
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Firebird
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
1 14 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 14 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 14 (66.67%) Unix
3 14 (66.67%) Windows 2000
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Vista
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
1 5 (23.81%) Time Management
2 3 (14.29%) Break/Fix
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) HNC
1 14 (66.67%) MCP
1 14 (66.67%) MCSA
1 14 (66.67%) MCSE
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Meraki
3 1 (4.76%) Sage
3 1 (4.76%) Spiceworks
3 1 (4.76%) VMware