The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 36 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.27% 3.92% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.43% 18.46% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Average daily rate
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£108 £150 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £144 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £154 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £140 £198
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.85 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.77% -11.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.85 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -4.34%
Windows XP
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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 Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
67 65 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.92% 21.24% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 51
Average daily rate £363 £285 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.19% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Average hourly rate £22.69 £11.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.27% -46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
4 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (40.00%) MS Office
6 11 (36.67%) DHCP
6 11 (36.67%) DNS
7 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 9 (30.00%) LAN
8 9 (30.00%) Finance
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (23.33%) MSI
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (23.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (23.33%) Symantec
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (23.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Vista
9 7 (23.33%) SCCM
9 7 (23.33%) System Testing
10 6 (20.00%) SQL
10 6 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (16.67%) ITIL
11 5 (16.67%) Cisco
11 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
12 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
12 4 (13.33%) Migration

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DHCP
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 9 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) Wireless
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) SMTP
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MSI
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) VB Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) VBA Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) IVR
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Vista
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.00%) Windows NT
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) System Testing
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.33%) Data Security
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (23.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 6 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Symantec
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco
4 4 (13.33%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Remedy
5 3 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Computacenter
6 2 (6.67%) McAfee
6 2 (6.67%) Lotus
6 2 (6.67%) Sophos
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix