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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 57 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 22 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.19% 2.76% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.48% 16.35% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 10
Average daily rate
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£125 £110 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -52.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £102 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £118 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £175 £205
% change year-on-year
- -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £14.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average 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
210 104 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.87% 16.91% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 47 82
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £163 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 24
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
4 16 (45.71%) MS Office
5 8 (22.86%) ITIL
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (20.00%) EMC
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco
8 5 (14.29%) Change Management
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.29%) Netcool
8 5 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (14.29%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) Economics
8 5 (14.29%) vSphere
9 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
9 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
10 3 (8.57%) Migration
10 3 (8.57%) VMware
10 3 (8.57%) Teradata
10 3 (8.57%) SAS
10 3 (8.57%) LAN
10 3 (8.57%) WAN
10 3 (8.57%) DHCP
10 3 (8.57%) DNS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SAS
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (45.71%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
1 3 (8.57%) DHCP
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MS Access
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Law
1 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Project Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (5.71%) PC Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Economics
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
3 5 (14.29%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
1 3 (8.57%) VBA
2 2 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCTS
3 2 (5.71%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Netcool
1 5 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) EMC
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Teradata
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Apple
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Juniper
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec
5 2 (5.71%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.86%) Sophos
6 1 (2.86%) Becrypt
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
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