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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 45 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 19 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.72% 2.32% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.95% 13.45% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 9
Average daily rate £351 £363 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.31% +141.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £140
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.53 £17.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.48% +17.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.70 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £23.01 £22.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
191 119 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 27.36% 17.22% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 55 71
Average daily rate £350 £355 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £486 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £19.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.25% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £28.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 6 - -
Corsham - 3 - -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
3 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
4 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
5 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (34.38%) ITIL
6 10 (31.25%) MS Office
6 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 9 (28.13%) SCCM
7 9 (28.13%) Windows 2000
7 9 (28.13%) CCNA
7 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (28.13%) Cisco
7 9 (28.13%) Windows NT
8 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (25.00%) Six Sigma
9 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
9 7 (21.88%) CMMI
9 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
9 7 (21.88%) HNC
9 7 (21.88%) HND
9 7 (21.88%) SLA
10 6 (18.75%) Apple
10 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.75%) Android
10 6 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (12.50%) WSUS
11 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) NAS
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.13%) NetBeans
1 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Military
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 6 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 6 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) IT Support
3 6 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) IT Support Specialist
3 6 (18.75%) Support Specialist
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Packager
6 3 (9.38%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Network Support
6 3 (9.38%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 9 (28.13%) Windows 2000
5 9 (28.13%) Windows NT
6 6 (18.75%) Android
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Unix
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 7 (21.88%) CMMI
3 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Contact Management
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) Email Filtering
7 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.13%) Line Management
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.13%) Service Management
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Ada
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) CCNA
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (21.88%) HNC
3 7 (21.88%) HND
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco
3 6 (18.75%) Apple
4 3 (9.38%) Adobe
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
5 2 (6.25%) HP