Period
to 22 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 184 173
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 11 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.10% 2.62% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Yorkshire median daily rate £188 £330 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.18% +116.39% +22.00%
10th Percentile £164 £315 £114
90th Percentile £221 £345 £187
England median daily rate £173 £165 £150
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £11.79 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.31% -13.35% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £16.84 £16.20 £16.79
England median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £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 997 916 888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 23.36% 18.43% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 561 491
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -0.12%
10th Percentile £135 £206 £163
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £440 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +0.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 82 77
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +16.00% -5.20%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £9.34
90th Percentile £24.79 £41.90 £22.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +1.52%

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 July 2019. 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
South Yorkshire -13 6 - - 2
West Yorkshire +16 4 £188 -43.18% 2
East Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Time Management
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) Apple
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 2 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (18.18%) Security Patching
7 2 (18.18%) Hudson
7 2 (18.18%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
7 2 (18.18%) ZENworks
7 2 (18.18%) Avaya
7 2 (18.18%) Novell
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) C
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Coaching
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix

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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Hudson
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
2 2 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Security Patching
3 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) Novell