The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Gloucestershire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 25 29 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +38
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 20 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.05% 5.03% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.51% 13.60% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate £285 £314 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +47.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £237 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £186 £235 £240
% change year-on-year
-20.92% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.75 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £13.80
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -0.36%
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
148 125 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 37.37% 36.98% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 117
Average daily rate £350 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.47% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £42.50 £31.50
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 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 9 £350 -
Cheltenham -13 2 £115 -64.00%
Dursley - - - -
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (36.11%) Migration
6 12 (33.33%) WSUS
6 12 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (33.33%) SCCM
7 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 10 (27.78%) MS Office
8 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
10 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 5 (13.89%) Finance
11 5 (13.89%) ITIL
11 5 (13.89%) HP
12 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
14 2 (5.56%) Change Management
14 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
14 2 (5.56%) VMware
14 2 (5.56%) Banking
14 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
14 2 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Office
2 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) PVCS
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM Specialist
1 11 (30.56%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.11%) IT Support
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Manager
6 2 (5.56%) SCCM Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Deskside Support
7 1 (2.78%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
1 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) Change Management
3 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.56%) Database Security
3 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.78%) Release Management
4 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) WSUS
1 12 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 12 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Sybase
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (2.78%) Compaq
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