The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 50 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 11 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.59% 3.66% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.68% 15.97% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Average daily rate
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£85 £150 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £145 £225
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -35.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.59 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.49% -7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £13.34 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.53 £21.91 £19.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.15 £14.00 £13.98
% change year-on-year
-6.05% +0.17%
Windows XP
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
103 144 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.84% 22.89% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 78 61
Average daily rate £355 £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 14
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -24.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.41 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -9 8 £85 -43.33%
Chippenham -4 1 - -
Malmesbury - - - -
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
3 22 (64.71%) Windows 7
4 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
5 14 (41.18%) MS Office
6 10 (29.41%) SQL
7 9 (26.47%) DNS
7 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
7 9 (26.47%) DHCP
7 9 (26.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (26.47%) SCCM
8 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (23.53%) Symantec
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco
9 7 (20.59%) MSI
9 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (20.59%) Finance
9 7 (20.59%) Windows Vista
9 7 (20.59%) System Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
10 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (17.65%) ITIL
11 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.71%) VMware
12 4 (11.76%) Migration
12 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
12 4 (11.76%) JSP 440

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
1 9 (26.47%) DHCP
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) VoIP
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 3 (8.82%) SMTP
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) Wireless
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MSI
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.94%) Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) JSP
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) NHS
1 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Vista
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 4 (11.76%) Windows NT
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) System Testing
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.94%) Contact Management
5 1 (2.94%) Data Security
5 1 (2.94%) CMMI
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) HNC
6 1 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 9 (26.47%) SCCM
2 7 (20.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Symantec
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Remedy
5 3 (8.82%) Lotus
6 2 (5.88%) Computacenter
6 2 (5.88%) McAfee
6 2 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix