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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 99 91 91
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.84% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.34% 4.19% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £110 £145 £119
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.13% +22.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £165
% change year-on-year -17.33% +13.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £13.81 £13.00 £14.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £15.05 £17.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.44
% change year-on-year - +4.18%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 299 382 376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.30% 20.06% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 234 209
Median daily rate £413 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +23.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £537 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 44
Median hourly rate £11.25 £12.30 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.53% -20.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.68 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Leeds -3 4 £110 -24.13% 2
Windows XP
Yorkshire

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) Problem Management
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) MS Office
3 8 (47.06%) Blackberry
3 8 (47.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (47.06%) Legal
4 7 (41.18%) ITSM
4 7 (41.18%) iPhone
4 7 (41.18%) iPad
5 3 (17.65%) Time Management
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
6 2 (11.76%) Windows NT
6 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
6 2 (11.76%) VoIP
6 2 (11.76%) SLA
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Document Management
7 1 (5.88%) Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging

Windows XP
Top Related 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 8 (47.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) MSTest
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Service Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Blackberry
2 7 (41.18%) iPad
2 7 (41.18%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
3 2 (11.76%) Windows NT
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Problem Management
3 7 (41.18%) ITSM
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Document Management
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) V-Model
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle