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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 73 36 52
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 45 98 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.02% 5.03% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.84% 16.64% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 23
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£288 £190 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.31% -28.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £90 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £350 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £170 £225
% change year-on-year
- -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £12.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £45.00 £16.50
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
770 589 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.62% 30.21% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 315 218
Average daily rate £348 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 49 55
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Basingstoke -14 10 £290 +56.75%
Hook -7 7 £301 -4.27%
Southampton -20 7 £538 +465.78% 1
Farnborough -4 5 - -
Aldershot +9 3 £160 +39.13%
Eastleigh -1 3 £230 -
Portsmouth -2 3 £145 -13.15% 1
Fareham - - - - 1
Andover - - - - 1
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (66.34%) Windows 7
3 52 (51.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (48.51%) Microsoft
5 45 (44.55%) Security Cleared
6 42 (41.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (40.59%) Active Directory
8 38 (37.62%) MS Office
9 31 (30.69%) SC Cleared
10 29 (28.71%) VMware
11 25 (24.75%) Migration
12 22 (21.78%) Citrix
13 18 (17.82%) SCCM
14 16 (15.84%) DV Cleared
14 16 (15.84%) Windows 8
14 16 (15.84%) MS Exchange
15 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
16 14 (13.86%) UNIX
16 14 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (12.87%) McAfee
18 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (9.90%) Oracle
19 10 (9.90%) Configuration Management
20 9 (8.91%) Project Management
20 9 (8.91%) VB
20 9 (8.91%) SQL
20 9 (8.91%) Linux
20 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
20 9 (8.91%) HP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 16 (15.84%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.97%) IIS
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.97%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.99%) Lync
Applications
1 38 (37.62%) MS Office
2 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.97%) OpenShift
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.92%) DNS
2 8 (7.92%) Firewall
3 7 (6.93%) WAN
4 5 (4.95%) LAN
4 5 (4.95%) Internet
5 4 (3.96%) Wireshark
5 4 (3.96%) SAN
5 4 (3.96%) HTTPS
5 4 (3.96%) SSL
6 3 (2.97%) OSPF
6 3 (2.97%) IPsec
6 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.97%) IPv4
6 3 (2.97%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.97%) Network Security
6 3 (2.97%) IP Telephony
6 3 (2.97%) VLAN
7 1 (0.99%) Wireless
7 1 (0.99%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) MS Access
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.98%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.98%) WinRunner
2 2 (1.98%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.99%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.98%) Military
2 1 (0.99%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (17.82%) Support Engineer
2 15 (14.85%) Analyst
2 15 (14.85%) Desktop Support
3 9 (8.91%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.93%) Release Manager
5 7 (6.93%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Field Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.95%) Field Service Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) PC Support
7 5 (4.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Server Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Field Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) IT Support
7 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) HTML
2 5 (4.95%) .NET
3 4 (3.96%) Application Packaging
3 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.96%) JSP
4 2 (1.98%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.99%) XML
5 1 (0.99%) CSS
5 1 (0.99%) jQuery
5 1 (0.99%) Django
5 1 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.99%) HTML5
5 1 (0.99%) CSS3
5 1 (0.99%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.97%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.97%) Open Source
4 2 (1.98%) PDA
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.98%) Clustering
4 2 (1.98%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) EPoS
5 1 (0.99%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (66.34%) Windows 7
3 52 (51.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (41.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (15.84%) Windows 8
6 14 (13.86%) UNIX
7 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (8.91%) Linux
9 7 (6.93%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.96%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.98%) AIX
13 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) Migration
2 10 (9.90%) Configuration Management
3 9 (8.91%) Project Management
4 6 (5.94%) Release Management
4 6 (5.94%) ITIL
5 5 (4.95%) Change Management
5 5 (4.95%) Test Scripting
5 5 (4.95%) Software Testing
6 4 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (3.96%) Validation
6 4 (3.96%) Workflow
7 3 (2.97%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.97%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.97%) Network Management
7 3 (2.97%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.97%) Coaching
7 3 (2.97%) Software Distribution
8 2 (1.98%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (1.98%) Test Strategy
8 2 (1.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) VB
1 9 (8.91%) SQL
2 8 (7.92%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.96%) VBScript
5 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.97%) VBA
6 2 (1.98%) Java
6 2 (1.98%) C#
7 1 (0.99%) Python
7 1 (0.99%) C++
7 1 (0.99%) Delphi
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (44.55%) Security Cleared
2 31 (30.69%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.84%) DV Cleared
4 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.93%) MCSA
6 5 (4.95%) CCNA
6 5 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.95%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.96%) MCSE
8 3 (2.97%) RHCE
8 3 (2.97%) RHCA
8 3 (2.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.97%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.98%) MCTS
9 2 (1.98%) MCITP
9 2 (1.98%) Degree
9 2 (1.98%) CCNP
10 1 (0.99%) MCP
10 1 (0.99%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 41 (40.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.93%) VMware ESX
5 6 (5.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.96%) vSphere
6 4 (3.96%) XenApp
6 4 (3.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.98%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.99%) XenServer
8 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (17.82%) SCCM
2 6 (5.94%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (4.95%) ARCserve
3 5 (4.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (3.96%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.96%) Nessus
4 4 (3.96%) Nmap
4 4 (3.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.97%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.98%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.98%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.99%) Netcool
Vendors
1 49 (48.51%) Microsoft
2 29 (28.71%) VMware
3 22 (21.78%) Citrix
4 13 (12.87%) McAfee
5 10 (9.90%) Oracle
6 9 (8.91%) HP
7 6 (5.94%) Cisco
8 5 (4.95%) Borland
9 3 (2.97%) CA
9 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.97%) ProCurve
9 3 (2.97%) Lumension
10 2 (1.98%) Mitel
10 2 (1.98%) Apple
10 2 (1.98%) NetApp
10 2 (1.98%) Veritas
11 1 (0.99%) Symantec
11 1 (0.99%) Adobe
11 1 (0.99%) Telerik
11 1 (0.99%) Brocade
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £18.55 per hour + n/a
Posted: 21 hours ago