The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 51 47 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 68 63 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.25% 3.45% 2.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.32% 12.55% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 15
Average daily rate
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£251 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.62% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £168 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £287 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
-5.25% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 17
Average hourly rate £12.75 £15.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.56 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £34.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.60%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
659 502 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.52% 27.49% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 281 243
Average daily rate £325 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £459 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 64
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth +9 10 £260 -45.26%
Southampton -11 8 £225 +25.00% 3
Basingstoke +21 7 £120 - 2
Hook -3 7 £300 -2.75%
Eastleigh +1 3 £165 +32.00%
Winchester -3 3 - -
Farnborough -12 2 - - 2
Fareham - 2 - - 1
Andover - 1 £240 -
Alton - - - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (64.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 66 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 64 (44.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (41.26%) Microsoft
6 56 (39.16%) Windows 7
7 49 (34.27%) HP
8 46 (32.17%) Oracle
9 45 (31.47%) Windows 2000
9 45 (31.47%) SC Cleared
10 43 (30.07%) TCP/IP
11 40 (27.97%) UNIX
12 38 (26.57%) Active Directory
13 37 (25.87%) .NET
14 35 (24.48%) MS Office
14 35 (24.48%) HP Quality Center
15 34 (23.78%) ASP.NET
15 34 (23.78%) JSP
15 34 (23.78%) JavaScript
16 33 (23.08%) HTML
17 32 (22.38%) DNS
17 32 (22.38%) HTTPS
17 32 (22.38%) ISTQB
18 31 (21.68%) Software Testing
18 31 (21.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 30 (20.98%) Oracle EBS
20 22 (15.38%) Internet
20 22 (15.38%) MS Excel
20 22 (15.38%) Linux
21 21 (14.69%) DV Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 18 (12.59%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.90%) IBM Notes
3 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.20%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (2.80%) GlassFish
5 4 (2.80%) IIS
5 4 (2.80%) Apache
5 4 (2.80%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (24.48%) MS Office
2 22 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.40%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 30 (20.98%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Office 365
2 2 (1.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (30.07%) TCP/IP
2 32 (22.38%) DNS
2 32 (22.38%) HTTPS
3 22 (15.38%) Internet
4 18 (12.59%) SSL
5 17 (11.89%) HTTP
6 11 (7.69%) SAN
6 11 (7.69%) Wireshark
7 8 (5.59%) DHCP
8 7 (4.90%) LAN
9 5 (3.50%) WAN
9 5 (3.50%) Firewall
10 4 (2.80%) IPsec
10 4 (2.80%) WLAN
10 4 (2.80%) LDAP
11 3 (2.10%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.40%) DVB
12 2 (1.40%) 3G
12 2 (1.40%) VPN
13 1 (0.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.59%) SQL Server
1 8 (5.59%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.40%) Informix
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (13.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (12.59%) LoadRunner
3 8 (5.59%) StarTeam
4 6 (4.20%) MSI
5 4 (2.80%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (1.40%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.40%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.40%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.70%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.70%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
1 4 (2.80%) Back Office
2 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.40%) Finance
3 1 (0.70%) Military
3 1 (0.70%) Legal
3 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (20.98%) Analyst
2 18 (12.59%) Test Analyst
3 14 (9.79%) Tester
3 14 (9.79%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 10 (6.99%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (6.29%) Performance Tester
6 9 (6.29%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (5.59%) Help Desk Support
7 8 (5.59%) Build Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.90%) Test Specialist
8 7 (4.90%) Performance Analyst
8 7 (4.90%) Performance Test Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Junior
10 5 (3.50%) Consultant
10 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.87%) .NET
2 34 (23.78%) ASP.NET
2 34 (23.78%) JSP
3 33 (23.08%) HTML
4 7 (4.90%) Application Packaging
5 4 (2.80%) SAML
6 3 (2.10%) WSH
6 3 (2.10%) JPA
7 2 (1.40%) JSF
8 1 (0.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.50%) Open Source
2 5 (3.50%) Clustering
3 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.40%) Replication
4 2 (1.40%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.40%) DTV
4 2 (1.40%) MPEG
5 1 (0.70%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.70%) NHS
5 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.70%) Life Science
5 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (64.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 64 (44.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (39.16%) Windows 7
5 45 (31.47%) Windows 2000
6 40 (27.97%) UNIX
7 22 (15.38%) Linux
8 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.59%) Windows Vista
10 7 (4.90%) Windows 8
11 6 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.10%) AIX
13 2 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.68%) Software Testing
2 18 (12.59%) Performance Testing
2 18 (12.59%) Test Scripting
3 17 (11.89%) ITIL
4 16 (11.19%) Knowledge Management
4 16 (11.19%) Test Strategy
5 15 (10.49%) Migration
6 14 (9.79%) Configuration Management
6 14 (9.79%) Workflow
7 11 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 11 (7.69%) Validation
8 9 (6.29%) Load Testing
9 8 (5.59%) Software Distribution
10 6 (4.20%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.20%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.50%) Asset Management
12 4 (2.80%) Identity Management
13 3 (2.10%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (2.10%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.78%) JavaScript
2 14 (9.79%) VB
3 13 (9.09%) Java
4 12 (8.39%) SQL
5 9 (6.29%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.20%) VBScript
7 4 (2.80%) Perl
7 4 (2.80%) PHP
8 3 (2.10%) C#
9 2 (1.40%) C
9 2 (1.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 45 (31.47%) SC Cleared
3 32 (22.38%) ISTQB
4 31 (21.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (14.69%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.10%) CCNA
8 2 (1.40%) Degree
8 2 (1.40%) MCITP
8 2 (1.40%) CCNP
8 2 (1.40%) ISEB
8 2 (1.40%) MCSE
8 2 (1.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.70%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) JSP 440
System Software
1 38 (26.57%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 13 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.69%) Nmap
4 10 (6.99%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.90%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.90%) XenApp
6 4 (2.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.80%) vSphere
6 4 (2.80%) Shibboleth
7 3 (2.10%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 35 (24.48%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (12.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (11.19%) SCCM
4 12 (8.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 11 (7.69%) Nessus
6 8 (5.59%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (4.90%) Backup Exec
8 6 (4.20%) SCOM
8 6 (4.20%) SCVMM
8 6 (4.20%) SCDPM
9 4 (2.80%) Netcool
10 2 (1.40%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.40%) ARCserve
10 2 (1.40%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.70%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 59 (41.26%) Microsoft
2 49 (34.27%) HP
3 46 (32.17%) Oracle
4 17 (11.89%) VMware
5 15 (10.49%) Citrix
6 10 (6.99%) McAfee
7 8 (5.59%) Borland
7 8 (5.59%) Cisco
8 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.90%) Lotus
9 6 (4.20%) IBM
10 5 (3.50%) Symantec
10 5 (3.50%) Juniper
10 5 (3.50%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.80%) CA
11 4 (2.80%) Adobe
11 4 (2.80%) Dell
12 3 (2.10%) Intel
12 3 (2.10%) Remedy
13 2 (1.40%) Brocade
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