The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bournemouth region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 16 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.94% 8.62% 4.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 24.39% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Average daily rate
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£120 £198 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.24% -50.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £210 £225
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 21.70% 35.34% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 29
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.42 £11.75 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.70% +22.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Windows XP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft