The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - 9 12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole - 3.33% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 50.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £14.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Poole region.

Operating Systems Category
Poole
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 22.22% 6.67% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate £115 £170 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £170 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £170 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £33.25 £13.50 £14.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.29% -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Poole

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Poole

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

Windows XP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AirWatch
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) UML

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows CE
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco