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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 68 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 2.34% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.19% 13.04% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Median daily rate £325 £130 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +4.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £208 £170
% change year-on-year
+22.89% +22.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% +22.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £14.40 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £22.50 £16.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.49
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.79%
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
183 161 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.33% 17.91% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 97 110
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 21
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
4 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (15.38%) Office 365
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
5 2 (15.38%) WSUS
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (15.38%) Apple
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 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 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Apple
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Dell
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Becrypt
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
3 1 (7.69%) Sophos