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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 65 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.83% 1.72% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.07% 8.72% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 5
Median daily rate £140 £188 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -39.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £169 £195
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Windows XP
South West

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
172 172 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.31% 19.70% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 125 72
Median daily rate £338 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £19.50 £19.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 31 May 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
4 8 (50.00%) Dell
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) Internet
6 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
7 5 (31.25%) Symantec
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
8 4 (25.00%) SLA
8 4 (25.00%) MS Office
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (25.00%) Apple
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
8 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) Office 365
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 3 (18.75%) Billing
9 3 (18.75%) Acrobat
9 3 (18.75%) Lotus
9 3 (18.75%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (18.75%) Service Management
9 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
9 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (18.75%) IBM Domino
1 3 (18.75%) IBM Notes
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) Acrobat
3 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 3 (18.75%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Deskside Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Deskside Support
4 2 (12.50%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) BitLocker
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Dell
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Symantec
4 4 (25.00%) Apple
5 3 (18.75%) Adobe
5 3 (18.75%) Lotus
6 2 (12.50%) AppSense
6 2 (12.50%) CA
6 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Polycom
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Wyse