The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
South East / Hampshire
Rank 107 111 80
Rank change year-on-year +4 -31  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 14 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.43% 0.64% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.65% 2.36% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 19
Median daily rate £139 £120 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -58.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £115 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £251 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £200 £165
% change year-on-year -20.00% +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £14.40 - £11.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  

Windows XP is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 485 592 748
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 26.05% 27.17% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 381 364
Median daily rate £400 £360 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 52
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.85 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Windows XP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Hampshire

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Hampshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP 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 25 March 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
Southampton +10 4 £139 -42.78% 1
Portsmouth -7 3 - -
Basingstoke +7 1 - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) MS Office
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (35.29%) Clustering
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) EdgeSight
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
8 3 (17.65%) SafeCom
8 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
8 3 (17.65%) SCCM
8 3 (17.65%) vSphere
8 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
8 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
8 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (17.65%) Office 365
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
8 3 (17.65%) 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 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Service Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Office 365 Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Office 365 Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) ETL Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) iPhone
3 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Android
5 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Unix
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
3 1 (5.88%) Ticket Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Firmware
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) EdgeSight
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (17.65%) SafeCom
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Sophos
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Samsung
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow