Period
to 9 December 2018

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 6 months to 9 December 2018 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.

Microsoft Windows XP
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 144 156
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 29 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.76% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.76% 1.99% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 9
Hampshire median daily rate £527 £175 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +201.14% -32.69% -16.13%
10th Percentile £146 £150 £249
90th Percentile £575 £300 £276
South East median daily rate £175 £150 £225
% change year-on-year +16.67% -33.33% -22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £10.97 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -16.42% -13.93%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.81 £11.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £15.28 £15.75
South East median hourly rate £11.78 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -15.86% - -9.68%

Windows XP is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,049 1,004 1,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.39% 28.47% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 606 637
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +4.83%
10th Percentile £212 £160 £250
90th Percentile £571 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 67 65
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.40 £10.70
90th Percentile £50.03 £47.73 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -11.47%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in Hampshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows XP in Hampshire

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -14 5 £145 -
Basingstoke +2 3 £175 -41.67% 1
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Havant - 2 £575 -
Southsea - 1 - -
Windows XP
South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
3 19 (65.52%) Windows 10
4 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
5 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
5 16 (55.17%) Citrix
5 16 (55.17%) VMware
6 15 (51.72%) Network Design
6 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
6 15 (51.72%) SAN
6 15 (51.72%) HP
6 15 (51.72%) Linux
6 15 (51.72%) SQL
6 15 (51.72%) Oracle
6 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (51.72%) Hyper-V
6 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (48.28%) SaaS
7 14 (48.28%) PaaS
7 14 (48.28%) 3PAR
7 14 (48.28%) XenApp
7 14 (48.28%) Data Guard
7 14 (48.28%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (48.28%) IaaS
7 14 (48.28%) AIX
7 14 (48.28%) Unix
7 14 (48.28%) Middleware

Windows XP
Co-occurring 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 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (48.28%) IaaS
2 14 (48.28%) PaaS
2 14 (48.28%) SaaS
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (10.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Architect
1 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Desktop Support
3 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows 10
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
4 15 (51.72%) Linux
4 15 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (48.28%) AIX
5 14 (48.28%) Unix
6 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Network Design
2 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) Time Management
3 5 (17.24%) Break/Fix
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) NsoIT
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) MCTS
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) Hyper-V
2 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (48.28%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (48.28%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Data Guard
2 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Netcool
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (55.17%) Citrix
2 16 (55.17%) VMware
3 15 (51.72%) HP
3 15 (51.72%) Oracle
3 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
4 14 (48.28%) 3PAR
4 14 (48.28%) IBM
5 4 (13.79%) Veritas
6 3 (10.34%) Google
7 2 (6.90%) Apple
8 1 (3.45%) Altiris
8 1 (3.45%) Borland
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) Lumension
8 1 (3.45%) Meridio
8 1 (3.45%) Remedy