The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 149 117 88
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 52 77 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 1.34% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.37% 6.07% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 48 69
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.12% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £121 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £340 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 26
Average hourly rate £16.95 £20.38 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.80% -7.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £23.28 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
Windows XP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1191 1269 1382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.41% 22.05% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 928 948
Average daily rate £425 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 54 79
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 56 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 47 (43.52%) MS Office
5 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
6 39 (36.11%) Blackberry
7 38 (35.19%) Finance
8 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (23.15%) MS Excel
11 24 (22.22%) iPhone
12 23 (21.30%) Banking
13 21 (19.44%) ITIL
13 21 (19.44%) Apple
14 18 (16.67%) Citrix
15 17 (15.74%) Mac OS X
15 17 (15.74%) iPad
16 16 (14.81%) MS Exchange
17 13 (12.04%) SLA
17 13 (12.04%) VPN
18 12 (11.11%) Cisco
18 12 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 11 (10.19%) Law
20 10 (9.26%) Legal
20 10 (9.26%) VMware
20 10 (9.26%) Bloomberg
21 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
21 9 (8.33%) Apple iOS
21 9 (8.33%) SCCM
21 9 (8.33%) Windows Vista

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 16 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (7.41%) Lync
4 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.63%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.85%) WorkSite
5 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 47 (43.52%) MS Office
2 25 (23.15%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) assyst
1 3 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.85%) Eikon
3 1 (0.93%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.04%) VPN
2 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.41%) DNS
4 5 (4.63%) Firewall
4 5 (4.63%) LAN
4 5 (4.63%) WAN
5 4 (3.70%) DHCP
5 4 (3.70%) Wireless
5 4 (3.70%) Network Security
6 3 (2.78%) VoIP
6 3 (2.78%) Internet
7 2 (1.85%) OSPF
7 2 (1.85%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.85%) IGRP
7 2 (1.85%) SAN
7 2 (1.85%) SMTP
7 2 (1.85%) RIP
7 2 (1.85%) LDAP
7 2 (1.85%) NAS
7 2 (1.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
General
1 38 (35.19%) Finance
2 23 (21.30%) Banking
3 11 (10.19%) Law
4 10 (9.26%) Legal
5 9 (8.33%) Spanish Language
6 8 (7.41%) Telecoms
7 7 (6.48%) Financial Institution
8 5 (4.63%) Investment Banking
9 4 (3.70%) Retail
10 3 (2.78%) Front Office
11 2 (1.85%) Advertising
11 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
11 2 (1.85%) Marketing
12 1 (0.93%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (42.59%) Desktop Support
2 32 (29.63%) Analyst
3 28 (25.93%) Support Engineer
3 28 (25.93%) Desktop Engineer
4 20 (18.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 18 (16.67%) Support Analyst
6 17 (15.74%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (13.89%) Service Analyst
9 10 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 8 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (4.63%) Help Desk Analyst
13 4 (3.70%) IT Support
13 4 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 3 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 3 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 3 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) COM
2 1 (0.93%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 39 (36.11%) Blackberry
2 24 (22.22%) iPhone
3 17 (15.74%) iPad
4 4 (3.70%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.78%) Handset
5 3 (2.78%) NHS
5 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.85%) IVR
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.93%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (15.74%) Mac OS X
6 9 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 9 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 8 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.63%) Android
8 5 (4.63%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.70%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (1.85%) UNIX
11 1 (0.93%) Solaris
11 1 (0.93%) Linux
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.44%) ITIL
2 7 (6.48%) Software Deployment
3 6 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 6 (5.56%) Migration
4 4 (3.70%) Document Management
4 4 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 4 (3.70%) ITSM
4 4 (3.70%) Software Distribution
5 3 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (1.85%) Coaching
6 2 (1.85%) Project Management
7 1 (0.93%) Service Management
7 1 (0.93%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.93%) Configuration Management
7 1 (0.93%) Risk Management
7 1 (0.93%) Change Management
7 1 (0.93%) Load Balancing
7 1 (0.93%) Wealth Management
7 1 (0.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (0.93%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (1.85%) VBA
3 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) MOS
3 4 (3.70%) MCSE
4 3 (2.78%) MCSA
5 2 (1.85%) MCP
5 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.93%) CISSP
6 1 (0.93%) MCITP
6 1 (0.93%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 56 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.78%) NDS
4 2 (1.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.93%) XenApp
5 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (8.33%) SCCM
2 5 (4.63%) SCOM
3 3 (2.78%) DameWare
4 2 (1.85%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.93%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.44%) Apple
3 18 (16.67%) Citrix
4 12 (11.11%) Cisco
5 10 (9.26%) Bloomberg
5 10 (9.26%) VMware
6 8 (7.41%) Altiris
7 6 (5.56%) Remedy
7 6 (5.56%) McAfee
8 5 (4.63%) Lotus
9 4 (3.70%) Dell
9 4 (3.70%) Reuters
10 3 (2.78%) HP
10 3 (2.78%) Avaya
10 3 (2.78%) BMC
11 2 (1.85%) AppSense
11 2 (1.85%) Websense
11 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.93%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.93%) SonicWALL
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