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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 125 107
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.82% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.47% 3.36% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 11
Median daily rate - £125 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -40.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £180 £175
% change year-on-year -16.66% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 23
Median hourly rate £13.93 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.08% +80.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -3.70% -  

Windows XP is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 408 684 631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.14% 24.25% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 479 351
Median daily rate £363 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £261 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 55
Median hourly rate £11.88 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.03% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.15 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Windows XP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +4 5 - - 4
South Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) Break/Fix
6 3 (20.00%) iPad
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Apple
7 2 (13.33%) Lotus
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) IIS
7 2 (13.33%) SLA
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching

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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Extranet
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
4 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (13.33%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (20.00%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Break/Fix
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) DNA
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VB
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) AppDNA
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Netcool
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) Unicenter
1 1 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Apple
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Intel
4 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
4 1 (6.67%) Meridio
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Sage
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
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