The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 Southampton 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 39 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.71% 5.38% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.41% 17.53% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£190 £180 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £215 £213
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
81 97 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.14% 30.70% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 55 26
Average daily rate £328 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 20
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.88 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% -41.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows XP
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Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (14.29%) Data Security
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) VBA
7 1 (7.14%) VB
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) DHCP
7 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) VPN
7 1 (7.14%) DNS
7 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.14%) BMC

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support
2 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
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