The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 28 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.92% 0.29% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 0.97% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £209 £175
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.63 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.74% +4.98%
Windows XP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
58 103 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.73% 30.21% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 81 62
Median daily rate £313 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £400 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Median hourly rate £11.25 £27.73 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.43% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Southampton region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Southampton region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows XP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP