The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 108 81 93
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 113 136 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.75% 2.18% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.88% 10.63% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 65 71
Average daily rate £190 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £135 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £135.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.74 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +1.77%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1273 1280 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.72% 20.54% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 872 1006
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 92
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
London

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 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (53.24%) Windows 7
3 114 (52.78%) Active Directory
4 91 (42.13%) MS Office
5 72 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 64 (29.63%) Blackberry
7 61 (28.24%) Citrix
8 53 (24.54%) Finance
9 45 (20.83%) MS Exchange
10 43 (19.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 41 (18.98%) ITIL
12 39 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 33 (15.28%) MS Excel
14 32 (14.81%) Legal
15 31 (14.35%) VMware
16 30 (13.89%) Migration
16 30 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (12.96%) Banking
18 26 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (11.11%) IBM Notes
19 24 (11.11%) Lotus
20 23 (10.65%) Exchange Server 2010
21 21 (9.72%) XenApp
22 20 (9.26%) iPhone
22 20 (9.26%) SCCM
22 20 (9.26%) Handset
23 19 (8.80%) HP
23 19 (8.80%) Cisco
24 17 (7.87%) SQL
24 17 (7.87%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 43 (19.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 24 (11.11%) IBM Notes
4 23 (10.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.85%) WorkSite
7 4 (1.85%) Lync
8 2 (0.93%) IIS
9 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 91 (42.13%) MS Office
2 33 (15.28%) MS Excel
3 14 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) MS Project
4 2 (0.93%) CINEMA 4D
4 2 (0.93%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.93%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.48%) DNS
2 13 (6.02%) DHCP
3 11 (5.09%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.63%) IP Telephony
5 9 (4.17%) LAN
6 8 (3.70%) Internet
7 7 (3.24%) WAN
8 6 (2.78%) VPN
9 4 (1.85%) Wireless
10 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.93%) Firewall
10 2 (0.93%) Network Security
10 2 (0.93%) Multicast
11 1 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.46%) 3G
11 1 (0.46%) SAN
11 1 (0.46%) ADSL
11 1 (0.46%) Broadband
11 1 (0.46%) PBX
11 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.93%) Essbase
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.31%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.31%) Ant
2 3 (1.39%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (0.93%) Toad
3 2 (0.93%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.46%) Subversion
4 1 (0.46%) MSI
General
1 53 (24.54%) Finance
2 32 (14.81%) Legal
3 28 (12.96%) Banking
4 13 (6.02%) Law
5 7 (3.24%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.78%) Front Office
7 4 (1.85%) French Language
8 3 (1.39%) Back Office
9 2 (0.93%) Retail
9 2 (0.93%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.93%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.46%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (43.06%) Analyst
2 56 (25.93%) Service Analyst
2 56 (25.93%) Service Desk Analyst
3 44 (20.37%) Desktop Support
4 37 (17.13%) Support Engineer
5 32 (14.81%) Support Analyst
6 28 (12.96%) Desktop Engineer
7 25 (11.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (8.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 17 (7.87%) Desktop Analyst
10 16 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
10 16 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 8 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.70%) IT Support
12 6 (2.78%) Architect
12 6 (2.78%) Support Technician
12 6 (2.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 5 (2.31%) Build and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.39%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.93%) .NET
2 2 (0.93%) XML
2 2 (0.93%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.46%) Mason
3 1 (0.46%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.46%) WCF
3 1 (0.46%) WPF
3 1 (0.46%) Java EE
3 1 (0.46%) Spring
3 1 (0.46%) JSF
3 1 (0.46%) Ajax
3 1 (0.46%) JDBC
3 1 (0.46%) JSP
3 1 (0.46%) Servlets
3 1 (0.46%) Struts
3 1 (0.46%) Web Services
3 1 (0.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 64 (29.63%) Blackberry
2 20 (9.26%) iPhone
2 20 (9.26%) Handset
3 8 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.70%) iPad
4 6 (2.78%) NHS
4 6 (2.78%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.31%) Derivative
6 3 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.39%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.93%) EPoS
7 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.46%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) Statistics
8 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (53.24%) Windows 7
3 39 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.56%) Android
6 10 (4.63%) Windows Vista
7 8 (3.70%) Linux
7 8 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (2.78%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.31%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.31%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.31%) UNIX
10 4 (1.85%) Solaris
11 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.98%) ITIL
2 30 (13.89%) Migration
3 17 (7.87%) Service Management
4 12 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 9 (4.17%) ITSM
7 8 (3.70%) BCP
7 8 (3.70%) Project Management
7 8 (3.70%) Information Security
8 4 (1.85%) Data Modelling
8 4 (1.85%) Business Continuity
8 4 (1.85%) Change Management
9 3 (1.39%) Analytics
9 3 (1.39%) Test Scripting
9 3 (1.39%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (1.39%) Data Protection
9 3 (1.39%) System Testing
9 3 (1.39%) Regression Testing
9 3 (1.39%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.87%) SQL
2 8 (3.70%) C
3 7 (3.24%) Perl
3 7 (3.24%) VBScript
4 6 (2.78%) Java
5 5 (2.31%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.31%) Scala
5 5 (2.31%) C++
5 5 (2.31%) Python
6 3 (1.39%) VB
7 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.85%) MCP
3 4 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.39%) Degree
4 3 (1.39%) MOS
5 2 (0.93%) MCSE
5 2 (0.93%) MCSA
5 2 (0.93%) CCA
5 2 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.93%) MCITP
5 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) MCDST
6 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.46%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.56%) SLA
2 6 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 114 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 26 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.72%) XenApp
4 9 (4.17%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.46%) IAG
8 1 (0.46%) UAG
8 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (9.26%) SCCM
2 5 (2.31%) SCOM
3 4 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.93%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.93%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.46%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.46%) DameWare
6 1 (0.46%) WSUS
6 1 (0.46%) OVSD
6 1 (0.46%) OpenView
Vendors
1 72 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 61 (28.24%) Citrix
3 31 (14.35%) VMware
4 24 (11.11%) Lotus
5 19 (8.80%) HP
5 19 (8.80%) Cisco
6 16 (7.41%) Bloomberg
7 14 (6.48%) Reuters
8 10 (4.63%) AppSense
9 8 (3.70%) McAfee
10 7 (3.24%) LANDesk
10 7 (3.24%) Oracle
11 6 (2.78%) Dell
12 5 (2.31%) Perforce
12 5 (2.31%) Apple
12 5 (2.31%) Adobe
13 4 (1.85%) NetApp
13 4 (1.85%) Symantec
13 4 (1.85%) Altiris
14 3 (1.39%) Cerner
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