The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 125 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 19 77 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 2.36% 2.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.17% 10.91% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 32
Median daily rate £325 £150 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £200 £175
% change year-on-year
+27.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 27
Median hourly rate £13.25 £19.03 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.37% +14.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £14.90 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.50 £20.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.89% +6.25%
Windows XP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
599 706 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.14% 21.64% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 384 400
Median daily rate £340 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 93 83
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.27 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Wiltshire -1 7 £325 +26.21%
Gloucestershire -10 6 - - 2
Bristol -17 4 £325 +150.00% 1
Somerset +16 2 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 South West region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
3 24 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 12 (30.77%) MS Office
5 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
5 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (23.08%) ITIL
6 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
8 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
9 6 (15.38%) HP
9 6 (15.38%) SCCM
10 5 (12.82%) Office 365
10 5 (12.82%) Dell
10 5 (12.82%) Citrix
10 5 (12.82%) SLA
10 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
11 4 (10.26%) Cisco
11 4 (10.26%) Internet
11 4 (10.26%) Windows 2000
11 4 (10.26%) Apple
11 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
11 4 (10.26%) VMware
11 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
11 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
12 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Office
2 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) DHCP
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.56%) Skype
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Service Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) iPhone
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.26%) Windows 2000
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.69%) Windows NT
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.56%) Android
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.69%) ITSM
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
4 2 (5.13%) Contact Management
4 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) HNC
4 2 (5.13%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.56%) MCDST
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) HP
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix
3 5 (12.82%) Dell
4 4 (10.26%) Apple
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Nokia
5 2 (5.13%) Samsung
6 1 (2.56%) Becrypt
6 1 (2.56%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.56%) Cognos
6 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.56%) Sophos
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £9 - £15 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago