The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cornwall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Cornwall 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 4 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 20 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 48.78% 12.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £140 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.74 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +1.77%
Operating Systems Category
Cornwall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 85.37% 50.00% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate £140 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Cornwall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cornwall

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Cornwall region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Cornwall

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cornwall 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows 7
3 13 (56.52%) Migration
4 10 (43.48%) MS Office
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
7 5 (21.74%) Change Management
7 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) CMDB
8 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 4 (17.39%) VMware
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
8 4 (17.39%) SLA
9 3 (13.04%) Citrix
9 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
9 3 (13.04%) Service Management
9 3 (13.04%) XenApp
9 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
9 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (13.04%) XenMobile
10 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
11 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (4.35%) Dell
11 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
11 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
11 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cornwall 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 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Technician
3 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Service Desk Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Testing Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
2 3 (13.04%) XenApp
2 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Dell