The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Wiltshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 48 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 21 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.93% 1.67% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.69% 8.79% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate £170 £170 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £186 £235 £240
% change year-on-year
-20.92% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Average hourly rate £13.69 £14.57 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -7.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.41 £15.23 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £13.80
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -0.36%
Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
143 91 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.94% 19.00% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 48
Average daily rate £328 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 32
Average hourly rate £13.87 £16.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Swindon -3 11 £170 +21.42% 1
Chippenham - 2 - -
Corsham - - - -
Salisbury - - - - 1
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows 7
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 14 (38.89%) MS Office
6 9 (25.00%) Application Packaging
6 9 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
8 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
8 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL
9 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 4 (11.11%) Mac OS X
9 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 4 (11.11%) Migration
9 4 (11.11%) Citrix
9 4 (11.11%) MetaFrame
9 4 (11.11%) McAfee
9 4 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (11.11%) SCCM
9 4 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (5.56%) HP
10 2 (5.56%) DNS
11 1 (2.78%) MCDST
11 1 (2.78%) MCITP
11 1 (2.78%) PDA
11 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
11 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
General
1 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Desktop Support
2 9 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Deskside Support
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) PDA
1 1 (2.78%) EPoS
1 1 (2.78%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
5 4 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.78%) Time Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) MCDST
1 1 (2.78%) MCITP
1 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) MCSE
1 1 (2.78%) MCSA
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Citrix
2 4 (11.11%) McAfee
3 2 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Compaq
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) VMware