The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 11 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.13% 12.20% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 31.25% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£255 £350 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +204.34%
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 £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.89%
Windows XP
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 31.25% 39.02% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 7
Average daily rate £310 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £321 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 14 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Livingston, West Lothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £230 - £280 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago