The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 3.92% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.36 £13.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-1.01% -6.08%
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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 Taunton region.

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.83% 33.33% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 4
Average daily rate £325 £310 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £351 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
5 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (33.33%) MSI
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (33.33%) Nortel
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Altiris
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Nortel Meridian
5 3 (33.33%) assyst
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Sophos
7 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 1 (11.11%) ITSM
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) DTS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DTS
1 1 (11.11%) Ingres
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MSI
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Technician
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
1 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Nortel
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) Altiris
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos