The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Lothian region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - 9 11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 8.70% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 20.69% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £240 £200
% change year-on-year
-14.58% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.62 £13.88 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.83% -4.31%
Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 36.11% 42.03% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 4
Average daily rate £333 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows XP
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Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Windows XP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense