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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
South East / Hampshire
Rank 98 92 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.46% 1.69% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.73% 5.55% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 20
Median daily rate £250 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £240 £187
% change year-on-year
+19.27% +28.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £13.90 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £8.87 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.22 £24.80 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.97
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.23%

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
462 559 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.81% 30.46% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 326 410
Median daily rate £370 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 41
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.13% -24.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant 0 3 £250 +25.00%
Southampton +1 2 - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Clustering
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (33.33%) Change Management
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
7 4 (26.67%) IIS
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (26.67%) SLA
7 4 (26.67%) Firmware
7 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
7 4 (26.67%) Sophos
7 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
7 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (26.67%) XenApp

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) IIS
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Service Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Architect
5 3 (20.00%) Office 365 Architect
5 3 (20.00%) Office 365 Specialist
5 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
6 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Technician
7 1 (6.67%) Site Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
7 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Firmware
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) EdgeSight
1 4 (26.67%) SafeCom
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Sophos
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas