The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 17 28 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.35% 4.57% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 15.87% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
Average daily rate
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£555 £175 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+217.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £189 £200 £236
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -15.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.98 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.78%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 63 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.96% 28.77% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 58 35
Average daily rate £555 £480 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Canary Wharf region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Lync
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Avaya
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) MCITP
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) Ant
6 2 (25.00%) Derivative
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) Perforce
6 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
6 2 (25.00%) Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 4 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Ant
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
3 1 (12.50%) Rational Rose
3 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Release Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Build Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Build and Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) OLE
1 1 (12.50%) ActiveX
1 1 (12.50%) DHTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) ADO
1 1 (12.50%) COM+
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Derivative
1 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (12.50%) VB6
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Perforce
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) IBM