The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £120
UK excluding London median daily rate £203 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
Windows XP
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.52% 34.72% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 40 19
Median daily rate £350 £435 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +190.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Cheltenham region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Cheltenham region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham