The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hampshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 56 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 69 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.33% 3.62% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.80% 12.57% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 8
Average daily rate
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£230 £233 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £164 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £379 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £215 £213
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
639 501 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.87% 28.78% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 279 221
Average daily rate £325 £338 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 77
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows XP
South East

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 July 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 28 July 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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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
Hook +13 12 £262 -15.18%
Basingstoke +22 6 £120 - 1
Southampton -19 6 £190 +5.55% 4
Winchester 0 4 - - 1
Portsmouth +5 2 £105 -71.62%
Eastleigh +1 2 £165 +32.00%
Farnborough -14 1 - -
Fareham - - - -
Alton - - - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (60.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 82 (48.52%) Security Cleared
4 76 (44.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (39.05%) Windows 7
6 61 (36.09%) SC Cleared
7 58 (34.32%) Microsoft
8 56 (33.14%) HP
9 50 (29.59%) Oracle
9 50 (29.59%) Active Directory
10 49 (28.99%) Windows 2000
11 48 (28.40%) TCP/IP
12 47 (27.81%) UNIX
13 42 (24.85%) .NET
14 39 (23.08%) MS Office
14 39 (23.08%) ASP.NET
14 39 (23.08%) JSP
14 39 (23.08%) JavaScript
14 39 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
15 38 (22.49%) HTML
16 37 (21.89%) HTTPS
17 36 (21.30%) DNS
17 36 (21.30%) ISTQB
18 35 (20.71%) Software Testing
18 35 (20.71%) Oracle EBS
18 35 (20.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 31 (18.34%) MS Excel
20 29 (17.16%) ITIL
21 26 (15.38%) Linux
21 26 (15.38%) DV Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (11.24%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.51%) IBM Notes
4 10 (5.92%) Lotus Domino
5 7 (4.14%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.37%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.37%) IIS
7 4 (2.37%) Apache
7 4 (2.37%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 39 (23.08%) MS Office
2 31 (18.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 35 (20.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.55%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (28.40%) TCP/IP
2 37 (21.89%) HTTPS
3 36 (21.30%) DNS
4 23 (13.61%) SSL
5 20 (11.83%) Internet
6 17 (10.06%) HTTP
7 16 (9.47%) Wireshark
8 12 (7.10%) SAN
9 7 (4.14%) WAN
9 7 (4.14%) LAN
10 6 (3.55%) DHCP
11 4 (2.37%) WLAN
11 4 (2.37%) LDAP
11 4 (2.37%) Firewall
11 4 (2.37%) IPsec
12 3 (1.78%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.18%) Broadband
13 2 (1.18%) DVB
14 1 (0.59%) VPN
14 1 (0.59%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.51%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.18%) Informix
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (12.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (10.65%) LoadRunner
3 8 (4.73%) StarTeam
4 4 (2.37%) MSI
5 3 (1.78%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (1.18%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.18%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.18%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.59%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.59%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (2.96%) Finance
2 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.59%) Legal
4 1 (0.59%) Military
4 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (20.71%) Analyst
2 21 (12.43%) Test Analyst
3 19 (11.24%) Support Engineer
4 17 (10.06%) Tester
5 15 (8.88%) Desktop Support
5 15 (8.88%) 1st Line Support
6 12 (7.10%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (5.33%) Performance Tester
9 8 (4.73%) Build Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) Help Desk Support
10 7 (4.14%) Test Specialist
11 6 (3.55%) Performance Analyst
11 6 (3.55%) Junior
11 6 (3.55%) Performance Test Analyst
12 5 (2.96%) Server Engineer
12 5 (2.96%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 5 (2.96%) Wintel Server Engineer
12 5 (2.96%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.85%) .NET
2 39 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 39 (23.08%) JSP
3 38 (22.49%) HTML
4 5 (2.96%) Application Packaging
5 4 (2.37%) SAML
6 3 (1.78%) JPA
7 2 (1.18%) JSF
7 2 (1.18%) WSH
8 1 (0.59%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.14%) Replication
3 5 (2.96%) Open Source
4 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.18%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.18%) DTV
5 2 (1.18%) MPEG
6 1 (0.59%) EPoS
6 1 (0.59%) NHS
6 1 (0.59%) Clustering
6 1 (0.59%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 169 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (60.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 76 (44.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (39.05%) Windows 7
5 49 (28.99%) Windows 2000
6 47 (27.81%) UNIX
7 26 (15.38%) Linux
8 11 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.73%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.73%) Windows Vista
10 6 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.78%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.18%) AIX
13 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.71%) Software Testing
2 29 (17.16%) ITIL
3 23 (13.61%) Test Scripting
4 19 (11.24%) Workflow
4 19 (11.24%) Knowledge Management
4 19 (11.24%) Test Strategy
5 18 (10.65%) Migration
5 18 (10.65%) Performance Testing
6 16 (9.47%) Validation
7 14 (8.28%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.92%) Data Protection
9 9 (5.33%) Test Automation
10 8 (4.73%) Software Distribution
10 8 (4.73%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.73%) Load Testing
11 6 (3.55%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.55%) Service Delivery
12 4 (2.37%) Identity Management
12 4 (2.37%) Data Security
12 4 (2.37%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 18 (10.65%) SQL
3 13 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 11 (6.51%) Java
4 11 (6.51%) VB
5 4 (2.37%) Perl
5 4 (2.37%) PHP
6 3 (1.78%) C#
7 2 (1.18%) C
7 2 (1.18%) VBA
7 2 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 82 (48.52%) Security Cleared
2 61 (36.09%) SC Cleared
3 36 (21.30%) ISTQB
4 35 (20.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.18%) CCNA
7 2 (1.18%) Degree
7 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.18%) MCITP
8 1 (0.59%) HP AIS
8 1 (0.59%) ISEB
8 1 (0.59%) MCSE
8 1 (0.59%) CCNP
8 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) SLA
2 4 (2.37%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 50 (29.59%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.47%) Nmap
2 16 (9.47%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.14%) DFS Replication
5 4 (2.37%) vSphere
5 4 (2.37%) Shibboleth
5 4 (2.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.78%) XenApp
6 3 (1.78%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (11.83%) SCCM
3 18 (10.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 16 (9.47%) Nessus
5 13 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 10 (5.92%) SCOM
6 10 (5.92%) SCVMM
6 10 (5.92%) SCDPM
7 7 (4.14%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.37%) Netcool
9 2 (1.18%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.18%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.59%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (34.32%) Microsoft
2 56 (33.14%) HP
3 50 (29.59%) Oracle
4 15 (8.88%) McAfee
5 14 (8.28%) VMware
6 11 (6.51%) Citrix
6 11 (6.51%) Lotus
7 8 (4.73%) Borland
7 8 (4.73%) Symantec
8 7 (4.14%) Cisco
9 6 (3.55%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.96%) Juniper
10 5 (2.96%) IBM
10 5 (2.96%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.37%) CA
11 4 (2.37%) Dell
12 2 (1.18%) Intel
12 2 (1.18%) Adobe
12 2 (1.18%) Remedy
12 2 (1.18%) Brocade
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Rate: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £8.68 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago