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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 85 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 35 82 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.66% 4.03% 3.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.70% 12.42% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 38 38
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£366 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £8.68 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.81% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £8.25 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £13.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
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
614 660 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.14% 32.43% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 340 306
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 58
Average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% -26.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Havant 0 7 £375 +19.04% 1
Hook -7 7 £358 +19.16%
Eastleigh 0 4 £285 +72.72%
Aldershot +4 3 - -
Southampton -5 3 £425 +112.50%
Winchester -16 3 - -
Basingstoke +4 2 - - 1
Andover +3 1 - -
Portsmouth +1 1 £103 -39.70% 1
Farnborough - 1 - - 4
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (65.43%) Windows 7
3 36 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 35 (43.21%) Microsoft
4 35 (43.21%) MS Office
4 35 (43.21%) Security Cleared
5 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (29.63%) SC Cleared
7 19 (23.46%) Migration
8 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
10 14 (17.28%) Citrix
10 14 (17.28%) VMware
10 14 (17.28%) SCCM
10 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (12.35%) DV Cleared
12 9 (11.11%) Windows 8
12 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
12 9 (11.11%) MCSA
13 8 (9.88%) Windows 2000
13 8 (9.88%) ITIL
13 8 (9.88%) VB
13 8 (9.88%) WAN
13 8 (9.88%) DNS
14 7 (8.64%) VMware ESX
14 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
14 7 (8.64%) HP
14 7 (8.64%) SAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (43.21%) MS Office
2 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) WAN
1 8 (9.88%) DNS
2 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.64%) SAN
3 6 (7.41%) LAN
4 5 (6.17%) Internet
5 3 (3.70%) Firewall
5 3 (3.70%) Intranet
6 2 (2.47%) DHCP
6 2 (2.47%) VPN
7 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.23%) SSL
7 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.23%) VoIP
7 1 (1.23%) Wireless
7 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.23%) NAS
7 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) MS Access
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (3.70%) Xcelsius
2 3 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) StarTeam
1 3 (3.70%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (2.47%) WinRunner
2 2 (2.47%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.47%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (3.70%) Back Office
1 3 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.64%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.41%) Junior
6 6 (7.41%) Field Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) PC Support
6 6 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Field Support Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Customer Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Field Service Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.94%) Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Graduate
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) .NET
2 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.94%) XML
3 3 (3.70%) Application Packaging
3 3 (3.70%) Software Packaging
3 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.47%) HTML
4 2 (2.47%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.23%) Flash
5 1 (1.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) EPoS
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) PDA
5 1 (1.23%) Life Science
5 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (65.43%) Windows 7
3 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.88%) Windows 2000
7 7 (8.64%) UNIX
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.47%) Linux
9 2 (2.47%) AIX
10 1 (1.23%) Solaris
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Migration
2 8 (9.88%) ITIL
3 7 (8.64%) Incident Management
4 6 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.41%) Software Distribution
5 5 (6.17%) Project Management
5 5 (6.17%) Change Management
6 4 (4.94%) Test Scripting
6 4 (4.94%) Time Management
7 3 (3.70%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.70%) Office Automation
7 3 (3.70%) MVC
7 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.70%) Release Management
8 2 (2.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.47%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.47%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.47%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) VB
2 7 (8.64%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.94%) C#
3 4 (4.94%) C++
4 3 (3.70%) VBA
5 2 (2.47%) Perl
5 2 (2.47%) Java
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (43.21%) Security Cleared
2 24 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) DV Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (11.11%) MCSA
5 4 (4.94%) MCSE
6 2 (2.47%) MCTS
6 2 (2.47%) MCITP
6 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.23%) MCP
7 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.23%) MOS
7 1 (1.23%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.64%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.17%) vSphere
4 4 (4.94%) XenApp
4 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) SCCM
2 4 (4.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.70%) Unicenter
3 3 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.70%) ARCserve
3 3 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.47%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.47%) WMI
5 1 (1.23%) WSUS
5 1 (1.23%) Netcool
5 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.23%) Nessus
5 1 (1.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 35 (43.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.28%) Citrix
2 14 (17.28%) VMware
3 7 (8.64%) HP
4 5 (6.17%) Symantec
4 5 (6.17%) SAP
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle
5 4 (4.94%) Sophos
5 4 (4.94%) Lumension
5 4 (4.94%) Becrypt
6 3 (3.70%) McAfee
6 3 (3.70%) Borland
6 3 (3.70%) Apple
6 3 (3.70%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.70%) CA
7 2 (2.47%) Veritas
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco
7 2 (2.47%) Brocade
8 1 (1.23%) IBM
8 1 (1.23%) Lotus