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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 146 167 132
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 16 42 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.71% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.19% 3.41% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 48
Median daily rate £160 £205 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £126 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £226 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £203 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 15
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.95 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.55% -8.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
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
730 1233 1297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.73% 20.73% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 961 944
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 46 60
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.28 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £62.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (48.00%) MS Office
5 11 (44.00%) Citrix
6 8 (32.00%) Finance
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
10 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
10 4 (16.00%) Apple
10 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (16.00%) DNS
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
10 4 (16.00%) Software Distribution
10 4 (16.00%) Banking
11 3 (12.00%) SCCM
11 3 (12.00%) XenApp
11 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
11 3 (12.00%) SLA
11 3 (12.00%) DHCP
11 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
11 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (12.00%) Lotus
11 3 (12.00%) HP
11 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (12.00%) Symantec

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) SNMP
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Help Desk Support
3 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 2 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) BYOD
2 2 (8.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (8.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Handset
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.00%) Android
8 1 (4.00%) Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (8.00%) Use Case
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Document Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCDST
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
3 2 (8.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (8.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (8.00%) Xen
3 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) KVM
4 1 (4.00%) StorNext
4 1 (4.00%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) DameWare
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Apple
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Lotus
4 3 (12.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) Google
5 2 (8.00%) Wyse
6 1 (4.00%) Adobe
6 1 (4.00%) Altiris
6 1 (4.00%) AppSense
6 1 (4.00%) arcserve
6 1 (4.00%) Autodesk
6 1 (4.00%) Canon
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) Reuters
6 1 (4.00%) Sony
6 1 (4.00%) VMware