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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 46 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 20 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.58% 3.16% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 13.14% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.52% +46.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £165 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £418 £139
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £13.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £20.06 £12.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.49 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -1.90%
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
150 175 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.33% 24.04% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 87 45
Average daily rate £325 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 22
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +27.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.75 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 3 September 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
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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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 -5 15 £475 +179.41%
Malmesbury -5 2 - -
Salisbury - 2 £135 - 3
Windows XP
South West

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Windows 7
3 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
3 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
4 16 (37.21%) SCCM
5 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
6 13 (30.23%) SQL
6 13 (30.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 12 (27.91%) McAfee
7 12 (27.91%) VMware
8 11 (25.58%) VMware Workstation
8 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
8 11 (25.58%) VBScript
8 11 (25.58%) VB
8 11 (25.58%) MS Office
9 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
10 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
11 7 (16.28%) Migration
11 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (13.95%) Release Management
13 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (11.63%) ITIL
14 4 (9.30%) MCSE
14 4 (9.30%) MCSA
14 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
14 4 (9.30%) SCOM
15 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
15 3 (6.98%) Apple
16 2 (4.65%) NHS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (4.65%) IIS
1 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Lync
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
2 11 (25.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.33%) NetBeans
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
1 1 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.33%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Desktop Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (13.95%) Desktop Support
3 6 (13.95%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Designer
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Field Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) PC Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) NHS
1 2 (4.65%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.65%) Android
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.33%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) UNIX
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) Release Management
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.33%) WFM
5 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.33%) Change Control
5 1 (2.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.33%) UML
5 1 (2.33%) Information Security
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
2 11 (25.58%) VBScript
2 11 (25.58%) VB
3 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) Ada
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.30%) MCSE
4 4 (9.30%) MCSA
5 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) MCITP
7 1 (2.33%) HNC
7 1 (2.33%) HND
7 1 (2.33%) CCNA
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) SCCM
2 13 (30.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (9.30%) SCOM
4 2 (4.65%) WSUS
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) McAfee
2 12 (27.91%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) Apple
4 2 (4.65%) Symantec
4 2 (4.65%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Lotus
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco