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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 149 158 124
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -34
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 17 30 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.64% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.43% 2.73% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 50
Median daily rate £161 £205 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £100 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £394 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £209 £175
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 15
Median hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.61 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £17.99 £20.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.17 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.74% +4.98%
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
700 1097 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.38% 23.40% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 871 978
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 57
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £35.25 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
4 12 (42.86%) MS Office
4 12 (42.86%) Finance
5 10 (35.71%) Citrix
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 7 (25.00%) Banking
8 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (17.86%) ITIL
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Vista
10 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 4 (14.29%) Software Distribution
10 4 (14.29%) HP
10 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
10 4 (14.29%) Apple
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
11 3 (10.71%) DevOps
11 3 (10.71%) Coaching
11 3 (10.71%) Reuters
11 3 (10.71%) Bloomberg
11 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (10.71%) Migration
11 3 (10.71%) DNS
11 3 (10.71%) DHCP

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 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.57%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Heroku
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (7.14%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.57%) Redis
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Desktop Support
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support
6 2 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) BYOD
2 2 (7.14%) Cloud Native
2 2 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) Handset
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Vista
7 3 (10.71%) Linux
8 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.57%) Android
9 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 3 (10.71%) Coaching
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (7.14%) Use Case
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.14%) C
2 2 (7.14%) Delphi
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Pascal
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) Go
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSA
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) BitLocker
3 2 (7.14%) Terminal Server
3 2 (7.14%) Xen
3 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.57%) KVM
4 1 (3.57%) StorNext
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) DameWare
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) Apple
3 4 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Bloomberg
4 3 (10.71%) Reuters
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) Google
5 2 (7.14%) Lotus
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) Sybase
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) Wyse
6 1 (3.57%) Adobe
6 1 (3.57%) AppSense
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) Remedy
6 1 (3.57%) VMware