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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 36 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 17 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.60% 3.57% 6.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.72% 11.43% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £134 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £215
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Average hourly rate £14.10 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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
145 140 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.72% 31.25% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 69 28
Average daily rate £350 £350 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £42.50 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 0 3 £309 +128.70%
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (96.77%) Windows 7
3 20 (64.52%) Migration
3 20 (64.52%) Asset Management
3 20 (64.52%) IT Asset Management
4 18 (58.06%) Programme Management
4 18 (58.06%) MS Excel
5 17 (54.84%) Windows 8
6 14 (45.16%) Lync
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
8 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
9 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
9 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (12.90%) DNS
10 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.90%) Application Discovery
11 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (6.45%) Local Government
11 2 (6.45%) Citrix
11 2 (6.45%) MS Office
11 2 (6.45%) Symantec
11 2 (6.45%) McAfee
12 1 (3.23%) SQL
12 1 (3.23%) VBScript
12 1 (3.23%) SCCM
12 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (3.23%) Office 365

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 14 (45.16%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (58.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
General
1 2 (6.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (12.90%) Administrator
2 3 (9.68%) Consultant
2 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (96.77%) Windows 7
3 17 (54.84%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Migration
1 20 (64.52%) Asset Management
1 20 (64.52%) IT Asset Management
2 18 (58.06%) Programme Management
3 4 (12.90%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
1 1 (3.23%) VBScript
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix
2 2 (6.45%) Symantec
2 2 (6.45%) McAfee