Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 17 November 2017 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 > Dorset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 48 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.67% 0.45% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.06% 2.67% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Dorset median daily rate - - £450
South West median daily rate £168 £205 £150
% change year-on-year -18.29% +36.67% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Dorset median hourly rate £10.83 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% - -
South West median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £16.83
% change year-on-year +1.96% -24.22% +6.83%

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 Dorset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 97 75 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 32.44% 16.74% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 40
Dorset median daily rate £400 £230 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.91% +31.43% -49.09%
10th Percentile £200 £110 £113
90th Percentile £486 £400 £458
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 26
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £13.13 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.84% -64.99% +124.28%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.75 £12.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £16.46 £45.83
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.72% -12.83% +4.82%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Dorset

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Dorset

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds