The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 39 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.80% 3.10% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 11.86% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£193 £229 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £173 £180 £225
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -8.62%
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 Somerset region.

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 59 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.21% 26.11% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 16
Average daily rate £250 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £385 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.30 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Street - 1 £250 -
Taunton - - - -
Bath - - - - 2
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows 7
3 11 (64.71%) MS Office
4 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 8 (47.06%) Internet
6 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) SCCM
8 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
8 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
9 4 (23.53%) Citrix
9 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (17.65%) Altiris
10 3 (17.65%) Service Management
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (17.65%) Nortel Meridian
10 3 (17.65%) assyst
10 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (17.65%) MSI
10 3 (17.65%) SAN
10 3 (17.65%) Nortel
11 2 (11.76%) NetApp
11 2 (11.76%) Back Office
12 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
12 1 (5.88%) Kerio

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) assyst
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) Nortel Meridian
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) DTS
1 1 (5.88%) Ingres
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MSI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Desktop Support
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) VB Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Installation Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
2 1 (5.88%) ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VB
1 1 (5.88%) VBA
1 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Nortel
3 3 (17.65%) Altiris
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) Sophos
5 1 (5.88%) NEC
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.88%) Infor
5 1 (5.88%) Kerio
5 1 (5.88%) Mitel