The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 22 June 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.

Microsoft Windows XP
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - 44
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.46% - 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £145 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £188 £175
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.87
% change year-on-year -3.70% -2.66%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 57 57 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 27.80% 25.91% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 78
Median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £21.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Southampton

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
4 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Desktop Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Desktop Support
1 6 (85.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
1 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
1 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Lotus
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow