The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gosport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 26 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 4.50% 50.00% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.82% 66.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £175 £195
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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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 Gosport region.

Operating Systems Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 35.14% 75.00% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate £495 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Gosport

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) JSP
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
3 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 10 (83.33%) Test Strategy
4 9 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (58.33%) Workflow
5 7 (58.33%) Linux
5 7 (58.33%) SSL
6 6 (50.00%) Validation
6 6 (50.00%) Nessus
6 6 (50.00%) Nmap
6 6 (50.00%) Wireshark

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) HTTPS
2 7 (58.33%) SSL
3 6 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Security Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 10 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 9 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (58.33%) Workflow
5 6 (50.00%) Validation
6 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Load Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (50.00%) Nessus
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) HP
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle