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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 67 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.15% 2.20% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.87% 7.94% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £200 £184
% change year-on-year
-26.25% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -32.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +3.70%

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
115 189 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.74% 27.67% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 124 52
Median daily rate £350 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.00 £24.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) MCDST
3 2 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCDST
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) HP