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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 98 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 26 64 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.18% 3.11% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.32% 9.77% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 22
Average daily rate
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£280 £251 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +25.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £130 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £330 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £180 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £8.33 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.48 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -2.00%
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
602 655 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.40% 31.78% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 361 273
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 55 53
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Eastleigh 0 5 £280 +69.69%
Basingstoke -3 5 £105 -19.23% 1
Hook 0 3 £325 +8.33%
Fareham -1 2 £306 -
Farnborough -2 2 - -
Southampton -7 1 - - 1
Andover -7 1 - -
Portsmouth -9 1 £103 -60.57% 1
Winchester -20 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 £100 -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (57.81%) Windows 7
3 33 (51.56%) Active Directory
4 32 (50.00%) MS Office
5 27 (42.19%) Security Cleared
6 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
7 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
8 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 13 (20.31%) Migration
10 12 (18.75%) ITIL
11 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (15.63%) VMware
12 10 (15.63%) PowerShell
12 10 (15.63%) SCCM
12 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (14.06%) Windows 8
13 9 (14.06%) Citrix
13 9 (14.06%) SLA
13 9 (14.06%) LAN
13 9 (14.06%) WAN
13 9 (14.06%) SAP
14 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 8 (12.50%) Windows 2000
15 7 (10.94%) VB
15 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
15 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
16 6 (9.38%) Retail
16 6 (9.38%) Software Distribution
16 6 (9.38%) DNS
16 6 (9.38%) HP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (50.00%) MS Office
2 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) LAN
1 9 (14.06%) WAN
2 6 (9.38%) DNS
3 5 (7.81%) Intranet
3 5 (7.81%) Internet
3 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.25%) SAN
5 3 (4.69%) VPN
5 3 (4.69%) DHCP
6 2 (3.13%) LDAP
6 2 (3.13%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.13%) VLAN
7 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.56%) NAS
7 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.56%) WebEx
7 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (7.81%) Xcelsius
2 5 (7.81%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (7.81%) Lumira
3 3 (4.69%) MS Access
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.13%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (9.38%) Retail
2 5 (7.81%) Back Office
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Desktop Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Analyst
2 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
3 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support
3 6 (9.38%) Junior
4 5 (7.81%) Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Business Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Customer Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.81%) Administrator
4 5 (7.81%) Security Administrator
4 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) PC Support
5 4 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (6.25%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) XML
2 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (6.25%) SAP XI
4 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.13%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) EPoS
3 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Life Science
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (57.81%) Windows 7
3 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.06%) Windows 8
5 8 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 5 (7.81%) UNIX
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.56%) Android
8 1 (1.56%) Solaris
8 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Migration
2 12 (18.75%) ITIL
3 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
4 6 (9.38%) Software Distribution
5 5 (7.81%) Office Automation
5 5 (7.81%) MVC
5 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.25%) Time Management
7 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.69%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Change Management
7 3 (4.69%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.13%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.13%) Release Management
8 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.56%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.56%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.94%) VB
3 5 (7.81%) C#
3 5 (7.81%) C++
4 3 (4.69%) SQL
4 3 (4.69%) VBA
5 2 (3.13%) Perl
5 2 (3.13%) VBScript
6 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.81%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MOS
5 1 (1.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (51.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.25%) vSphere
3 3 (4.69%) XenApp
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.69%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.13%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.13%) WMI
4 2 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.13%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.13%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) VMware
3 9 (14.06%) SAP
3 9 (14.06%) Citrix
4 6 (9.38%) HP
5 5 (7.81%) Symantec
6 4 (6.25%) Remedy
6 4 (6.25%) Sophos
6 4 (6.25%) Becrypt
7 3 (4.69%) Lumension
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle
7 3 (4.69%) Borland
8 2 (3.13%) CA
8 2 (3.13%) Lotus
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco
8 2 (3.13%) Brocade
9 1 (1.56%) Bomgar
9 1 (1.56%) McAfee
9 1 (1.56%) IBM
9 1 (1.56%) Dell