The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - 26 21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 3.21% 4.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 12.70% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £450 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +76.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £200 £175
% change year-on-year
+27.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.89% +6.25%
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 Dorset region.

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 63 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.93% 25.30% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 39
Median daily rate £325 £245 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -34.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £115 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 19
Median hourly rate £15.26 £31.00 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.77% +86.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 Dorset

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset