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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 25 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 33 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.81% 1.21% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.50% 7.45% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 7
Average daily rate
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£225 £120 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £114 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £141 £267
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £213
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -22.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £14.95 £20.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
161 94 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.47% 16.29% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 55 54
Average daily rate £250 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £147 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 26
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% -25.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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
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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 +20 22 £225 +93.54%
Trowbridge - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 1
Salisbury - - - -
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Windows 7
3 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
4 24 (47.06%) MS Office
5 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
5 19 (37.25%) Windows 8
6 17 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 17 (33.33%) ITIL
7 15 (29.41%) Mac OS X
8 9 (17.65%) McAfee
9 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
10 6 (11.76%) VMware
10 6 (11.76%) SCCM
10 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 6 (11.76%) VB
11 5 (9.80%) Data Security
11 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
11 5 (9.80%) Migration
11 5 (9.80%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (9.80%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (7.84%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (7.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (7.84%) SQL
12 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
12 4 (7.84%) VBScript
13 3 (5.88%) Computacenter
14 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
14 2 (3.92%) Wise Package Studio
14 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (47.06%) MS Office
2 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MSI
1 2 (3.92%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Desktop Support
2 13 (25.49%) Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Support Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (17.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Desktop Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Rollout Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Network Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Project Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Applications Packager
9 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Desktop Support
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Desktop Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) WSH
1 2 (3.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) EPoS
1 1 (1.96%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Windows 7
3 19 (37.25%) Windows 8
4 17 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 15 (29.41%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Data Security
2 5 (9.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) VB
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
2 4 (7.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (7.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) McAfee
3 6 (11.76%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Apple
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco