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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 55 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 20 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.20% 2.48% 2.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 15.79% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 6
Average daily rate
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£125 £120 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £108 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £194 £150 £163
% change year-on-year
+29.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.41% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £14.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.79
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -8.70%
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
190 114 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.90% 15.72% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 53 84
Average daily rate £400 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 (62.86%) Windows 7
3 19 (54.29%) MS Office
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
5 6 (17.14%) SLA
5 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
5 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) Citrix
6 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
7 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
7 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) SQL
8 3 (8.57%) VBA
8 3 (8.57%) MS Access
8 3 (8.57%) SAS
8 3 (8.57%) LAN
8 3 (8.57%) WAN
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.57%) Teradata
8 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (5.71%) C
9 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco
9 2 (5.71%) EMC
9 2 (5.71%) VMware

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.57%) SAS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (54.29%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MS Access
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Law
1 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
1 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PC Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
1 3 (8.57%) VBA
2 2 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) MCTS
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
3 1 (2.86%) Dell Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Netcool
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) Teradata
4 2 (5.71%) EMC
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) Meru Networks
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