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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 169 128 102
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 42 76 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 1.30% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.43% 5.90% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 48 58
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£205 £185 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £110 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £390 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £215
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 25
Average hourly rate £17.47 £18.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.59% -15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.75 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £23.05 £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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
1223 1288 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.70% 22.01% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 940 985
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 58 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.46 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £33.25 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (58.59%) Windows 7
3 53 (53.54%) Active Directory
4 41 (41.41%) MS Office
5 40 (40.40%) Microsoft
6 33 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 33 (33.33%) Finance
7 28 (28.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
10 21 (21.21%) ITIL
11 19 (19.19%) iPhone
12 18 (18.18%) Banking
13 17 (17.17%) Citrix
14 16 (16.16%) MS Exchange
15 15 (15.15%) Apple
16 13 (13.13%) Cisco
16 13 (13.13%) iPad
17 12 (12.12%) SLA
17 12 (12.12%) VPN
17 12 (12.12%) Mac OS X
17 12 (12.12%) Law
18 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (10.10%) Bloomberg
18 10 (10.10%) Windows 8
19 9 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
19 9 (9.09%) SQL
19 9 (9.09%) Legal
19 9 (9.09%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (16.16%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (6.06%) Lync
3 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.02%) WorkSite
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 41 (41.41%) MS Office
2 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) assyst
1 2 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.01%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.01%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) VPN
2 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.08%) DNS
4 6 (6.06%) Firewall
4 6 (6.06%) LAN
4 6 (6.06%) WAN
5 4 (4.04%) VoIP
5 4 (4.04%) Network Security
6 3 (3.03%) DHCP
6 3 (3.03%) Wireless
7 2 (2.02%) SAN
7 2 (2.02%) Internet
7 2 (2.02%) OSPF
7 2 (2.02%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.02%) IGRP
7 2 (2.02%) RIP
7 2 (2.02%) LDAP
7 2 (2.02%) SMTP
7 2 (2.02%) NAS
7 2 (2.02%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (33.33%) Finance
2 18 (18.18%) Banking
3 12 (12.12%) Law
4 9 (9.09%) Legal
5 7 (7.07%) Financial Institution
5 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
6 6 (6.06%) Spanish Language
7 4 (4.04%) Investment Banking
8 3 (3.03%) Front Office
8 3 (3.03%) Retail
9 2 (2.02%) Advertising
9 2 (2.02%) Marketing
10 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
10 1 (1.01%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (40.40%) Desktop Support
2 27 (27.27%) Analyst
3 26 (26.26%) Support Engineer
4 22 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
5 18 (18.18%) Support Analyst
6 17 (17.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (15.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 12 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (11.11%) Service Analyst
10 10 (10.10%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 9 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
12 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
14 4 (4.04%) IT Support
15 3 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 3 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 3 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Engineer
15 3 (3.03%) Senior Desktop Engineer
15 3 (3.03%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) COM
2 1 (1.01%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 19 (19.19%) iPhone
3 13 (13.13%) iPad
4 5 (5.05%) NHS
5 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.04%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Handset
6 2 (2.02%) IVR
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (58.59%) Windows 7
3 28 (28.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.12%) Mac OS X
6 10 (10.10%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Vista
8 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.04%) Android
9 4 (4.04%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.02%) UNIX
10 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.01%) Solaris
11 1 (1.01%) Linux
11 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) ITIL
2 6 (6.06%) Software Deployment
3 5 (5.05%) Migration
4 4 (4.04%) Document Management
4 4 (4.04%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.04%) ITSM
4 4 (4.04%) Software Distribution
5 3 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.01%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.01%) Wealth Management
6 1 (1.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (1.01%) Information Security
6 1 (1.01%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.01%) Content Management
6 1 (1.01%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.01%) Change Management
6 1 (1.01%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.01%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.01%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.01%) VBA
2 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.07%) MCSE
3 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.03%) MCSA
5 2 (2.02%) MOS
5 2 (2.02%) Degree
5 2 (2.02%) MCP
5 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) MCITP
6 1 (1.01%) CCNA
6 1 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.01%) CISSP
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.01%) COBIT
System Software
1 53 (53.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) NDS
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.01%) XenApp
4 1 (1.01%) vSphere
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) SCCM
2 5 (5.05%) SCOM
3 3 (3.03%) DameWare
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.01%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (40.40%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.17%) Citrix
3 15 (15.15%) Apple
4 13 (13.13%) Cisco
5 10 (10.10%) Bloomberg
6 9 (9.09%) VMware
7 7 (7.07%) Altiris
8 6 (6.06%) McAfee
9 5 (5.05%) Remedy
10 4 (4.04%) Reuters
10 4 (4.04%) Dell
11 3 (3.03%) Lotus
11 3 (3.03%) HP
11 3 (3.03%) Avaya
12 2 (2.02%) BMC
12 2 (2.02%) AppSense
12 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
13 1 (1.01%) Polycom
13 1 (1.01%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.01%) F5
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