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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 47 38 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.30% 1.69% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.93% 7.14% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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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
108 84 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.24% 23.73% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 62 57
Average daily rate £363 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £428 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 17
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £21.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) WMI
4 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Lumension
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (12.50%) Flash
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Client/Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) VB
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WMI
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Lumension
3 1 (12.50%) IBM