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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 113 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 91 137 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.54% 1.94% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.78% 8.56% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 71 41
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£185 £200 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.26 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.94 £24.00 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.49 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -6.89%
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
1342 1600 1500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.75% 22.61% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1084 1000
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 81 87
Average hourly rate £17.75 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.50 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (57.41%) Windows 7
3 92 (56.79%) Active Directory
4 88 (54.32%) MS Office
5 79 (48.77%) Microsoft
6 44 (27.16%) Blackberry
7 43 (26.54%) MS Exchange
8 38 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 36 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (22.22%) Finance
10 33 (20.37%) VMware
11 31 (19.14%) Citrix
12 30 (18.52%) ITIL
13 26 (16.05%) Legal
14 21 (12.96%) Cisco
15 18 (11.11%) IBM Notes
15 18 (11.11%) Lotus
15 18 (11.11%) Banking
16 16 (9.88%) Law
16 16 (9.88%) Migration
16 16 (9.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 16 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (8.64%) HP
19 13 (8.02%) SCCM
20 12 (7.41%) Investment Banking
20 12 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
20 12 (7.41%) LAN
20 12 (7.41%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 43 (26.54%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 16 (9.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (4.94%) WorkSite
8 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.85%) IIS
10 2 (1.23%) Lync
11 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.62%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.62%) Apache
11 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 88 (54.32%) MS Office
2 36 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 11 (6.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.62%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.41%) LAN
2 11 (6.79%) WAN
2 11 (6.79%) VPN
3 10 (6.17%) DNS
4 9 (5.56%) DHCP
5 7 (4.32%) Internet
6 6 (3.70%) Wireless
6 6 (3.70%) IP Telephony
6 6 (3.70%) Firewall
7 5 (3.09%) VoIP
8 3 (1.85%) Broadband
8 3 (1.85%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.85%) Intranet
9 2 (1.23%) SAN
9 2 (1.23%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.23%) LDAP
9 2 (1.23%) SMTP
9 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MSI
General
1 36 (22.22%) Finance
2 26 (16.05%) Legal
3 18 (11.11%) Banking
4 16 (9.88%) Law
5 12 (7.41%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.32%) French Language
7 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.23%) Back Office
7 2 (1.23%) Retail
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
8 1 (0.62%) German Language
8 1 (0.62%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 61 (37.65%) Analyst
2 36 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 36 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 35 (21.60%) Desktop Support
4 29 (17.90%) Support Analyst
5 28 (17.28%) Support Engineer
6 26 (16.05%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (9.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
8 12 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
9 11 (6.79%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (6.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 8 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) Rollout Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (3.70%) IT Support
12 6 (3.70%) Administrator
13 5 (3.09%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.23%) .NET
2 1 (0.62%) J2EE
2 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.62%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.62%) Middleware
2 1 (0.62%) WinForms
2 1 (0.62%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.62%) WPF
2 1 (0.62%) HTML5
2 1 (0.62%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (0.62%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.16%) Blackberry
2 11 (6.79%) iPhone
3 9 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.09%) iPad
4 5 (3.09%) Handset
4 5 (3.09%) NHS
5 4 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.85%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.85%) PDA
6 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.23%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.23%) Derivative
7 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.23%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.23%) Kindle
7 2 (1.23%) User Experience
8 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.62%) Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (57.41%) Windows 7
3 38 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 8 (4.94%) Android
7 6 (3.70%) Linux
7 6 (3.70%) Windows 2000
8 5 (3.09%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.47%) UNIX
9 4 (2.47%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.62%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.62%) Solaris
12 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.52%) ITIL
2 16 (9.88%) Migration
3 9 (5.56%) Document Management
4 6 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (2.47%) Service Management
5 4 (2.47%) Incident Management
5 4 (2.47%) Coaching
6 3 (1.85%) Business Continuity
6 3 (1.85%) Service Delivery
6 3 (1.85%) CRM
7 2 (1.23%) BCP
7 2 (1.23%) Information Security
7 2 (1.23%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.23%) Network Management
7 2 (1.23%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.23%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.23%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (0.62%) Unit Testing
8 1 (0.62%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.56%) SQL
2 3 (1.85%) Perl
3 2 (1.23%) VBScript
4 1 (0.62%) VBA
4 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.62%) C#
4 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (6.79%) MOS
2 6 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.09%) MCSE
4 4 (2.47%) MCSA
4 4 (2.47%) CCNA
4 4 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.85%) MCP
5 3 (1.85%) Degree
6 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.23%) MCDST
6 2 (1.23%) MCITP
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) CCA
7 1 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 92 (56.79%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.09%) XenApp
3 5 (3.09%) vSphere
4 4 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.62%) Novell eDirectory
6 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (8.02%) SCCM
2 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.23%) ARCserve
2 2 (1.23%) DameWare
2 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.62%) OVSD
3 1 (0.62%) SCOM
3 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.62%) PureDisk
3 1 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.62%) OpenView
3 1 (0.62%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 79 (48.77%) Microsoft
2 33 (20.37%) VMware
3 31 (19.14%) Citrix
4 21 (12.96%) Cisco
5 18 (11.11%) Lotus
6 14 (8.64%) HP
7 11 (6.79%) Apple
8 4 (2.47%) Dell
8 4 (2.47%) Reuters
8 4 (2.47%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.85%) Cerner
9 3 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.85%) Mitel
9 3 (1.85%) Altiris
9 3 (1.85%) Remedy
9 3 (1.85%) McAfee
10 2 (1.23%) Sophos
10 2 (1.23%) Interwoven
10 2 (1.23%) IBM
10 2 (1.23%) Symantec
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