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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 125 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
-66 0
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 18 80 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 2.59% 3.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.85% 12.12% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 46 48
Median daily rate £233 £150 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £100 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £170 £195
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 23
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.84 £15.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.69 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -3.57%
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
632 660 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.42% 21.34% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 370 359
Median daily rate £350 £346 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 87 83
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -21 7 £325 +36.84%
Bristol -11 6 £140 -25.33% 2
Gloucestershire -8 3 £130 -13.33% 1
Somerset +9 1 - - 2
Devon -16 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
3 24 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
5 16 (36.36%) MS Office
6 13 (29.55%) ITIL
7 9 (20.45%) Dell
7 9 (20.45%) Internet
7 9 (20.45%) Windows 8
8 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (18.18%) Apple
8 8 (18.18%) Citrix
8 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (15.91%) Java
9 7 (15.91%) SLA
9 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
10 6 (13.64%) Office 365
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
10 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
10 6 (13.64%) SCCM
11 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
11 5 (11.36%) VMware
11 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (11.36%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (11.36%) Windows 2000

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 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.82%) Confluence
3 3 (6.82%) IBM Domino
3 3 (6.82%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Office
2 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.82%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Internet
2 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.82%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) Wireless
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) IPv4
5 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
1 3 (6.82%) NetBeans
1 3 (6.82%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (6.82%) Subversion
1 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.82%) Billing
1 3 (6.82%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Desktop Support
3 7 (15.91%) IT Support
4 6 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) IT Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Service Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 3 (6.82%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Deskside Support
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.82%) IT Support Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.55%) iPhone
3 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.45%) Windows 8
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
6 5 (11.36%) Windows 2000
7 4 (9.09%) Android
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Vista
8 3 (6.82%) Linux
8 3 (6.82%) Unix
9 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Multithreading
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.82%) UML
6 2 (4.55%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (4.55%) ITSM
6 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.27%) CMMI
7 1 (2.27%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) Email Filtering
7 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.27%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) C
3 3 (6.82%) Ada
3 3 (6.82%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.09%) HND
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.27%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) XenApp
3 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) Dell
3 8 (18.18%) Apple
3 8 (18.18%) Citrix
4 5 (11.36%) Symantec
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) Adobe
5 4 (9.09%) AppSense
5 4 (9.09%) CA
5 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) Lotus
7 2 (4.55%) Polycom
7 2 (4.55%) Wyse
8 1 (2.27%) Google
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) IBM
8 1 (2.27%) Novell
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