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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 34 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.70% 1.65% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.94% 5.79% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate £243 £481 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.61% +406.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £425 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £538 £149
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.25 £70.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -4.64%
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
68 121 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.69% 28.47% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 78 61
Average daily rate £400 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £519 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) SSH
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) FTP
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) SMTP
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Xerox