The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 26 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.51% 3.96% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.87% 9.88% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate
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£100 £185 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £195 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.44 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.01% +1.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 81 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.12% 40.10% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 41
Average daily rate £330 £285 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £430 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £11.88 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (43.75%) VB
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (37.50%) SCCM
7 5 (31.25%) MS Office
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) VBScript
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
9 3 (18.75%) Open Source
9 3 (18.75%) OpenShift
9 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
9 3 (18.75%) Coaching
9 3 (18.75%) RHCSA
9 3 (18.75%) Server Hardening
9 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (18.75%) RHCA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) OpenShift
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
1 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
1 3 (18.75%) Coaching
1 3 (18.75%) Server Hardening
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) VB
2 4 (25.00%) VBScript
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) RHCSA
2 3 (18.75%) RHCA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) RHCE
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Borland
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle