The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 42 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.09% 4.72% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.13% 16.00% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£306 £130 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.57% -39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £130 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £292 £251
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.13 £13.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.48 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% -6.89%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 75 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.73% 29.53% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 19 52
Average daily rate £350 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £358 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 10
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.88 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £35.00 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -14 2 £438 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) MS Office
4 6 (26.09%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 5 (21.74%) NHS
5 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
6 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 4 (17.39%) SCCM
6 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
7 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.70%) Legal
8 2 (8.70%) VMware
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
9 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.35%) vSphere

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) NHS
2 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
2 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago