The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - 38 23
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.84% 3.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 9.59% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £98 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -62.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £194 £140
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +38.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £13.80 £145.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -90.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.94 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.46% -0.46%
Windows XP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
68 73 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.12% 19.16% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 50 38
Average daily rate £388 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £25.00 £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Bedfordshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Bedfordshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire