Period
to 22 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 158 173
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 30 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.61% 0.56% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.07% 2.86% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 8
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £218 £166
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.44% +30.83% -28.49%
10th Percentile £228 £173 £111
90th Percentile £334 £250 £278
England median daily rate £150 £175 £250
% change year-on-year -14.29% -30.00% +31.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 11 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% +3.73% +14.08%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.00 £9.62
90th Percentile £15.98 £14.98 £21.13
England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.20 £13.59
% change year-on-year -8.45% +4.49% -6.28%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 978 873 1,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.77% 19.66% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 546 726
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £131 £213
90th Percentile £538 £541 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 68 85
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.33 £13.00 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% -10.22% +15.84%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.94 £10.08
90th Percentile £41.50 £21.98 £38.85
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Yorkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
West Yorkshire -1 23 £275 +26.44% 5
South Yorkshire -4 5 - -
North Yorkshire +2 3 - - 1
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (50.00%) MCSA
5 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (50.00%) Internet
6 14 (46.67%) Windows 2000
6 14 (46.67%) MCSE
6 14 (46.67%) MCP
6 14 (46.67%) HNC
6 14 (46.67%) Unix
6 14 (46.67%) Windows Vista
7 13 (43.33%) Migration
7 13 (43.33%) Windows 10
8 11 (36.67%) Time Management
9 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 5 (16.67%) Apple
10 5 (16.67%) Break/Fix
11 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
12 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
12 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (6.67%) Office 365
12 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
12 2 (6.67%) Coaching
12 2 (6.67%) ITIL
12 2 (6.67%) VPN
12 2 (6.67%) SCCM
12 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Sage 200
1 1 (3.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) FTP
3 1 (3.33%) IPsec
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) Skype
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Firebird
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
1 14 (46.67%) Service Analyst
1 14 (46.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 4 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Mobile Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.33%) EPoS
1 1 (3.33%) iPhone
1 1 (3.33%) NHS
1 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
1 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (46.67%) Unix
3 14 (46.67%) Windows 2000
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Vista
4 13 (43.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) HPUX
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Migration
2 11 (36.67%) Time Management
3 5 (16.67%) Break/Fix
4 2 (6.67%) Coaching
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.33%) Antivirus Management
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.33%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) ERP
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) MCSA
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (46.67%) HNC
2 14 (46.67%) MCP
2 14 (46.67%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) VCP5
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Meraki
4 1 (3.33%) Sage
4 1 (3.33%) Spiceworks
4 1 (3.33%) Veeam