The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 54 58 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 15 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.73% 1.32% 3.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.98% 8.59% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £220 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £115 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £327 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £195 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +1.81%
Windows XP
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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 Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
167 128 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.28% 15.37% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 64 56
Average daily rate £338 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £172 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +36.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (66.67%) MS Office
5 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (41.67%) VMware
7 8 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
9 6 (25.00%) SCCM
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) Avaya
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
11 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
12 3 (12.50%) Wyse
12 3 (12.50%) AppSense
12 3 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (12.50%) Lync
12 3 (12.50%) XenApp
12 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
12 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
12 3 (12.50%) Symantec
12 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (12.50%) CA
12 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
12 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
12 3 (12.50%) VPN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Lync
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (66.67%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) VPN
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
1 8 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCDST
1 1 (4.17%) MCTS
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) ECDL
1 1 (4.17%) MCP
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.50%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) BitLocker
4 2 (8.33%) Xen
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (8.33%) ARCserve
3 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Avaya
5 3 (12.50%) Wyse
5 3 (12.50%) AppSense
5 3 (12.50%) Symantec
5 3 (12.50%) CA
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Adobe
7 1 (4.17%) McAfee
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125 - £135 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £100 - £150 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago