Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 101 88
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.46% 0.12% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.37% 0.88% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Bristol median daily rate £110 £225 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.11% +80.00% -
10th Percentile £105 £213 £115
90th Percentile £115 £238 £234
South West median daily rate £325 £120 £150
% change year-on-year +170.83% -20.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £11.79 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.35% - -
South West median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% -27.27% -

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 337 228 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.57% 14.24% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 137 208
Bristol median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £145 £165 £148
90th Percentile £514 £538 £438
South West median daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 32
Bristol median hourly rate £15.45 £18.04 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.36% -22.41% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.29 £10.38 £13.77
90th Percentile £20.75 £51.25 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% -30.00% +42.86%

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 23 April 2018, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
3 6 (75.00%) Time Management
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Apple
5 3 (37.50%) Break/Fix
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared

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:

Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Customer Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
1 6 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (37.50%) Break/Fix
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Apple
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft