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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 36 30 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 25 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.67% 4.80% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.16% 20.75% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £120 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £254 £141
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +56.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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
124 159 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.18% 23.14% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 79 59
Average daily rate £325 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £134 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 16
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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 +3 23 £170 -24.44%
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (70.45%) Windows 7
3 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 16 (36.36%) SQL
5 16 (36.36%) SCCM
6 15 (34.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 15 (34.09%) VMware
7 14 (31.82%) McAfee
8 13 (29.55%) VMware Workstation
8 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
8 13 (29.55%) VBScript
8 13 (29.55%) VB
9 11 (25.00%) MS Office
10 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
12 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (13.64%) Release Management
13 5 (11.36%) Migration
13 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
14 4 (9.09%) SCOM
14 4 (9.09%) ITIL
14 4 (9.09%) MCSE
14 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (6.82%) Apple
15 3 (6.82%) Symantec
15 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
15 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
16 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (4.55%) IIS
1 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) Lync
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Desktop Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (15.91%) Desktop Support
3 7 (15.91%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Customer Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Designer
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (70.45%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) Android
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Release Management
2 5 (11.36%) Migration
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.27%) Information Security
5 1 (2.27%) WFM
5 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.27%) Change Control
5 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
2 13 (29.55%) VBScript
2 13 (29.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) MCSE
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) MCITP
5 2 (4.55%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) HNC
6 1 (2.27%) HND
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (29.55%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) SCCM
2 15 (34.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) VMware
3 14 (31.82%) McAfee
4 3 (6.82%) Apple
4 3 (6.82%) Symantec
5 2 (4.55%) Remedy
5 2 (4.55%) LANDesk
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix