Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 168 175
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 26 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.53% 0.39% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.96% 2.00% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Yorkshire median daily rate £284 £195 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.51% +56.00% -42.53%
10th Percentile £228 £195 £106
90th Percentile £336 £195 £170
England median daily rate £170 £170 £185
% change year-on-year - -8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.20 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.45% +3.73% +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £16.20 £17.08 £22.63
England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.85
% change year-on-year -7.14% +1.08% -4.48%

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 878 802 1,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.81% 19.36% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 456 843
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £207 £149 £223
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 61 69
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.07 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.54% -13.79% +13.73%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.34 £10.16
90th Percentile £41.00 £25.50 £42.35
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.85%

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 23 September 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 -7 19 £284 - 2
North Yorkshire +3 4 - -
South Yorkshire -7 4 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (73.08%) Windows 7
3 15 (57.69%) Migration
4 14 (53.85%) Time Management
4 14 (53.85%) Windows 10
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (42.31%) Internet
5 11 (42.31%) MCSA
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (38.46%) MCP
6 10 (38.46%) HNC
6 10 (38.46%) Unix
6 10 (38.46%) Windows 2000
6 10 (38.46%) MCSE
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Vista
7 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
8 7 (26.92%) Break/Fix
9 6 (23.08%) Apple
10 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (7.69%) SCCM
10 2 (7.69%) Games
10 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
10 2 (7.69%) ITIL
11 1 (3.85%) HPUX
11 1 (3.85%) VPN
11 1 (3.85%) Cisco
11 1 (3.85%) ERP
11 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (3.85%) CCNA

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 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) IPsec
2 1 (3.85%) MPLS
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
1 10 (38.46%) Service Analyst
1 10 (38.46%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Desktop Support
3 6 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Mobile Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) EPoS
1 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
1 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows 7
3 14 (53.85%) Windows 10
4 10 (38.46%) Unix
4 10 (38.46%) Windows 2000
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.85%) HPUX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Migration
2 14 (53.85%) Time Management
3 7 (26.92%) Break/Fix
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Antivirus Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) MCSA
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (38.46%) HNC
2 10 (38.46%) MCP
2 10 (38.46%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) VCP5
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Veeam
3 1 (3.85%) VMware