Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 170 142
Rank change year-on-year +12 -28 -57
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 25 36 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.67% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.87% 3.16% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 18
Yorkshire median daily rate £218 £166 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.83% -28.49% +40.91%
10th Percentile £173 £111 £99
90th Percentile £250 £278 £350
England median daily rate £175 £250 £188
% change year-on-year -30.00% +33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 39
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.69 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.73% +14.08% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.62 £9.80
90th Percentile £14.98 £21.13 £18.75
England median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% -6.90% +3.57%

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 872 1138 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.61% 21.09% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 723 754
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £130 £213 £163
90th Percentile £540 £550 £515
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 79 173
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -3.85%
10th Percentile £9.94 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.98 £25.50 £24.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 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
West Yorkshire +11 19 £218 +19.18% 1
South Yorkshire +16 5 - -
North Yorkshire +6 1 - -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) ITIL
4 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (36.00%) Windows 2000
5 9 (36.00%) LAN
5 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Vista
6 8 (32.00%) WAN
6 8 (32.00%) Office 365
6 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
7 7 (28.00%) Performance Management
7 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
7 7 (28.00%) Feasibility Study
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (28.00%) Unix
7 7 (28.00%) MCP
7 7 (28.00%) HNC
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (28.00%) Apple
7 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
7 7 (28.00%) Information Security
8 6 (24.00%) Android
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
10 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (12.00%) Internet
10 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
10 3 (12.00%) SLA

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 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Acrobat
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.00%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 3 (12.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) WebEx
5 1 (4.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) German Language
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Service Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (28.00%) Service Desk Support
3 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (8.00%) Deskside Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL Service Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Telephony Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.00%) PDA
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows 2000
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Vista
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
5 7 (28.00%) Unix
6 6 (24.00%) Android
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
9 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (28.00%) Feasibility Study
3 7 (28.00%) Information Security
3 7 (28.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) HNC
1 7 (28.00%) MCP
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) DameWare
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.00%) ThinApp
2 1 (4.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) Bomgar
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Wyse