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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 62 44 63
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 53 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.52% 3.83% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.39% 13.89% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 15
Average daily rate
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£250 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £395 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.21 £13.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £34.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.49 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -6.89%
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
632 468 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.08% 27.56% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 272 260
Average daily rate £330 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 45 72
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 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £42.75 £39.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Portsmouth +3 12 £260 -9.56% 2
Southampton -8 7 £225 +71.75%
Basingstoke +15 6 £130 -
Eastleigh 0 3 £165 +15.78% 1
Farnborough -9 3 £165 -29.03% 1
Winchester -2 2 - -
Fareham - 2 - - 2
Andover - 1 £240 - 2
Aldershot - - - - 1
Alton - - - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (62.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 59 (44.70%) Security Cleared
4 54 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (40.15%) Microsoft
6 46 (34.85%) Windows 2000
6 46 (34.85%) Windows 7
7 44 (33.33%) Oracle
7 44 (33.33%) HP
8 40 (30.30%) TCP/IP
9 38 (28.79%) SC Cleared
10 37 (28.03%) Active Directory
10 37 (28.03%) UNIX
11 36 (27.27%) .NET
11 36 (27.27%) MS Office
12 33 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 32 (24.24%) ASP.NET
13 32 (24.24%) JSP
13 32 (24.24%) DNS
13 32 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
14 31 (23.48%) HTTPS
14 31 (23.48%) HTML
15 30 (22.73%) ISTQB
16 29 (21.97%) Software Testing
16 29 (21.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 28 (21.21%) Oracle EBS
18 24 (18.18%) MS Excel
19 22 (16.67%) Linux
20 21 (15.91%) VMware
21 20 (15.15%) DV Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.30%) IIS
2 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.03%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.03%) Apache
5 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 36 (27.27%) MS Office
2 24 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.52%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 28 (21.21%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.52%) Maximo
2 2 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 32 (24.24%) DNS
3 31 (23.48%) HTTPS
4 18 (13.64%) SSL
5 16 (12.12%) Internet
5 16 (12.12%) HTTP
6 11 (8.33%) Wireshark
7 10 (7.58%) SAN
8 9 (6.82%) DHCP
9 7 (5.30%) LAN
10 5 (3.79%) WAN
10 5 (3.79%) Firewall
11 4 (3.03%) IPsec
11 4 (3.03%) LDAP
11 4 (3.03%) WLAN
11 4 (3.03%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.27%) DVB
13 2 (1.52%) 3G
13 2 (1.52%) VPN
14 1 (0.76%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.27%) Informix
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) QuickTest Pro
1 17 (12.88%) LoadRunner
2 8 (6.06%) StarTeam
3 7 (5.30%) MSI
4 6 (4.55%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (1.52%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.52%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.52%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.76%) NUnit
6 1 (0.76%) Moq
General
1 5 (3.79%) Back Office
2 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.52%) Finance
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Military
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (21.21%) Analyst
2 15 (11.36%) Test Analyst
3 14 (10.61%) Tester
4 13 (9.85%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) Desktop Support
5 10 (7.58%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Performance Tester
7 8 (6.06%) Build Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Help Desk Support
8 7 (5.30%) Test Specialist
8 7 (5.30%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Performance Test Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Consultant
10 5 (3.79%) Junior
10 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (3.03%) Systems Support Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (27.27%) .NET
2 32 (24.24%) ASP.NET
2 32 (24.24%) JSP
3 31 (23.48%) HTML
4 9 (6.82%) Application Packaging
5 4 (3.03%) SAML
6 3 (2.27%) Software Packaging
6 3 (2.27%) WSH
6 3 (2.27%) JPA
7 2 (1.52%) JSF
8 1 (0.76%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.76%) jQuery
8 1 (0.76%) CSS
8 1 (0.76%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.30%) User Experience
3 6 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.79%) Clustering
4 5 (3.79%) Open Source
5 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.27%) Streaming Video
5 3 (2.27%) MPEG
6 2 (1.52%) DTV
6 2 (1.52%) Replication
6 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.76%) Life Science
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 132 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (62.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 54 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (34.85%) Windows 7
4 46 (34.85%) Windows 2000
5 37 (28.03%) UNIX
6 22 (16.67%) Linux
7 8 (6.06%) Windows Vista
8 7 (5.30%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.97%) Software Testing
2 17 (12.88%) Performance Testing
3 16 (12.12%) Test Scripting
4 14 (10.61%) Knowledge Management
4 14 (10.61%) Configuration Management
4 14 (10.61%) Workflow
4 14 (10.61%) Test Strategy
5 11 (8.33%) Validation
5 11 (8.33%) Migration
5 11 (8.33%) ITIL
6 9 (6.82%) Test Automation
7 8 (6.06%) Software Distribution
7 8 (6.06%) Load Testing
8 6 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.79%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.03%) Identity Management
10 4 (3.03%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.27%) Performance Engineering
11 3 (2.27%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (12.88%) VB
3 13 (9.85%) Java
4 8 (6.06%) SQL
5 7 (5.30%) VBScript
6 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.03%) Perl
7 4 (3.03%) PHP
7 4 (3.03%) C#
8 2 (1.52%) C
8 2 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (44.70%) Security Cleared
2 38 (28.79%) SC Cleared
3 30 (22.73%) ISTQB
4 29 (21.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (15.15%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.03%) CCNA
8 3 (2.27%) MCSE
8 3 (2.27%) CCNP
8 3 (2.27%) Degree
9 2 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.52%) MCITP
10 1 (0.76%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.76%) ISEB
10 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (28.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.33%) Nmap
3 11 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (7.58%) XenApp
4 10 (7.58%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (4.55%) vSphere
6 5 (3.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.03%) Shibboleth
8 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (1.52%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 32 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (12.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (8.33%) Nessus
4 7 (5.30%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (4.55%) SCCM
6 5 (3.79%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (3.03%) HP SIM
7 4 (3.03%) ARCserve
8 3 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (2.27%) Netcool
8 3 (2.27%) Unicenter
9 2 (1.52%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 53 (40.15%) Microsoft
2 44 (33.33%) Oracle
2 44 (33.33%) HP
3 21 (15.91%) VMware
4 17 (12.88%) Citrix
5 8 (6.06%) Cisco
5 8 (6.06%) Borland
6 7 (5.30%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.30%) McAfee
7 6 (4.55%) CA
8 5 (3.79%) Juniper
8 5 (3.79%) IBM
8 5 (3.79%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.03%) Adobe
9 4 (3.03%) Intel
9 4 (3.03%) Symantec
10 3 (2.27%) Remedy
10 3 (2.27%) Lumension
11 2 (1.52%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.52%) Brocade
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