The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Bristol 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 53 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 15 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.90% 1.86% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.56% 10.64% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
Average daily rate
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£315 £140 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £209 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £213
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £9.60 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.81 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
142 94 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.02% 17.50% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 46 63
Average daily rate £359 £310 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.72% +18.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -23.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £44.00 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows XP
South West

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (56.00%) MS Office
5 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco
8 6 (24.00%) EMC
8 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (16.00%) Project Management
9 4 (16.00%) Change Management
9 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
9 4 (16.00%) Economics
9 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) DHCP
9 4 (16.00%) Citrix
9 4 (16.00%) Avaya
9 4 (16.00%) Netcool
9 4 (16.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) vSphere
10 3 (12.00%) iPad
10 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (12.00%) iPhone
10 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DHCP
1 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Project Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Data Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.00%) Economics
3 3 (12.00%) iPhone
3 3 (12.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) PDA
4 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCITP
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Netcool
1 4 (16.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) EMC
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Avaya
4 3 (12.00%) Dell
4 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Capita
5 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) Meru Networks
6 1 (4.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Sophos
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.00%) Becrypt
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