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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 23 13 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.00% 11.67% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.95% 31.34% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
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£290 £185 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.75% -36.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £170 £225
% change year-on-year
- -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +93.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.36 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-5.95% +4.40%
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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
59 67 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 29.50% 37.22% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 22
Average daily rate £290 £225 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Average hourly rate £15.75 £28.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +103.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.89 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.85 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (37.50%) SCCM
6 6 (37.50%) VB
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%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (18.75%) RHCA
9 3 (18.75%) StarTeam

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (18.75%) OpenShift
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
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Wintel 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
2 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
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%) Configuration Management
1 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
1 3 (18.75%) Coaching
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) VB
2 4 (25.00%) VBScript
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) RHCSA
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) RHCE
2 3 (18.75%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
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%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Borland
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat