Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 169 173
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -45
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 25 17 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.40% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.67% 1.89% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
Yorkshire median daily rate £330 £153 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +116.39% +22.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £315 £114 £105
90th Percentile £345 £187 £249
England median daily rate £168 £150 £175
% change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.79 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.35% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.99
90th Percentile £16.54 £16.68 £23.75
England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

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 935 900 1,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.60% 21.16% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 490 905
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £403 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -2.36% +26.92%
10th Percentile £206 £162 £261
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 83 64
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -5.20% +5.48%
10th Percentile £10.65 £9.34 £8.58
90th Percentile £38.90 £22.10 £25.10
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.52 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.09% +2.10%

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 16 July 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 -5 15 £330 +200.00% 3
South Yorkshire +1 7 - - 1
North Yorkshire -2 3 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Migration
3 17 (68.00%) Time Management
3 17 (68.00%) Windows 10
4 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (36.00%) Break/Fix
8 7 (28.00%) Apple
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
10 4 (16.00%) Internet
10 4 (16.00%) MCSA
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (16.00%) MCP
10 4 (16.00%) HNC
10 4 (16.00%) Unix
11 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
11 3 (12.00%) MCSE
12 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (8.00%) Games
12 2 (8.00%) NHS
12 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (8.00%) ITIL
12 2 (8.00%) LAN
12 2 (8.00%) WAN
12 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (4.00%) Veeam
13 1 (4.00%) Virtual 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 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.00%) IPsec
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (8.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Desktop Support
2 9 (36.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Mobile Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Desktop Specialist
8 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support
8 1 (4.00%) Telephony Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) EPoS
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows 10
3 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 4 (16.00%) Unix
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.00%) HPUX
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Migration
2 17 (68.00%) Time Management
3 9 (36.00%) Break/Fix
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) HNC
2 4 (16.00%) MCP
2 4 (16.00%) MCSA
3 3 (12.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) VCP5
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Apple
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Veeam
3 1 (4.00%) VMware