The table below looks at the statistics 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 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 20 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.96% 6.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 18.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£100 £120 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £169 £170 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 25.49% 35.83% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 6
Average daily rate £160 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.35% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £363 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -42.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £15.00 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy