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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 47 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.65% 2.95% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.05% 10.74% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 4
Median daily rate £130 £150 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +27.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £170 £195
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £12.27 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -4.46%
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
146 121 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.40% 27.50% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 84 81
Median daily rate £385 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.27 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £20.00 £27.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -6 1 - -
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) iPhone
5 1 (20.00%) IPv4
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IPv4
1 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) VMware