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 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 55 38 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 12 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.57% 1.67% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.39% 9.09% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £140 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -43.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £140 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £209 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £240 £200
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -35.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.73 £13.88 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% -4.31%
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
143 88 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.67% 18.33% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 36 63
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £149 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.35 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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 9 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 9 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) MS Office
5 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (33.33%) ITIL
6 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
7 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco
8 6 (25.00%) EMC
9 4 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (16.67%) Netcool
9 4 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (16.67%) Change Management
9 4 (16.67%) Citrix
9 4 (16.67%) Avaya
9 4 (16.67%) DHCP
9 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) vSphere
9 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
9 4 (16.67%) Economics
10 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (12.50%) iPhone
10 3 (12.50%) iPad

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
1 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Project Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.67%) Economics
3 3 (12.50%) iPhone
3 3 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) PDA
4 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Change Management
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Netcool
1 4 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) EMC
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) Avaya
4 3 (12.50%) Apple
4 3 (12.50%) Dell
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) Meru Networks
5 2 (8.33%) Capita
6 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.17%) Becrypt
6 1 (4.17%) CA
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
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