Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows XP
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 106 96
Rank change year-on-year -18 -10 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.28% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.42% 1.64% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Bristol median daily rate £94 £168 £234
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.88% -28.42% +83.53%
10th Percentile £76 £116 £213
90th Percentile £112 £176 £320
South West median daily rate £133 £168 £175
% change year-on-year -20.90% -4.29% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Bristol median hourly rate £11.79 £11.78 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.04% -15.86% -24.32%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £12.30
90th Percentile £15.21 £16.48 £16.70
South West median hourly rate £11.78 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% - -25.18%

Windows XP is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 424 366 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.08% 19.56% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 217 166
Bristol median daily rate £390 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £125 £149 £131
90th Percentile £538 £538 £556
South West median daily rate £405 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 28
Bristol median hourly rate £18.60 £17.13 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.61% -15.43% +15.71%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.78 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.68 £50.25
South West median hourly rate £29.21 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +66.89% +2.94% -15.00%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Bristol

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows XP in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Bristol

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Time Management
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Apple
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Games
6 1 (16.67%) Office 365
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Apple