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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 150 118 94
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 42 86 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 1.44% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.80% 7.08% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 53 58
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£194 £190 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £126 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £418 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £195 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 29
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.70 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -86.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +1.81%
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
1104 1214 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.35% 20.31% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 899 855
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 76
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.85 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (65.25%) Windows 7
3 62 (52.54%) Active Directory
4 57 (48.31%) MS Office
5 50 (42.37%) Microsoft
6 45 (38.14%) Blackberry
6 45 (38.14%) Finance
7 32 (27.12%) MS Excel
8 29 (24.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (24.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (22.03%) iPhone
10 23 (19.49%) Banking
10 23 (19.49%) Apple
11 22 (18.64%) MS Exchange
12 21 (17.80%) ITIL
13 19 (16.10%) Mac OS X
14 18 (15.25%) VPN
14 18 (15.25%) iPad
15 16 (13.56%) Citrix
16 15 (12.71%) SLA
16 15 (12.71%) Windows Vista
17 14 (11.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 11 (9.32%) VMware
18 11 (9.32%) TCP/IP
18 11 (9.32%) Telecoms
19 10 (8.47%) Altiris
19 10 (8.47%) Spanish Language
19 10 (8.47%) Apple iOS
19 10 (8.47%) SCCM
19 10 (8.47%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (7.63%) Lync
4 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.08%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.69%) WorkSite
7 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.85%) Confluence
8 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 57 (48.31%) MS Office
2 32 (27.12%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) Shockwave
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) assyst
2 4 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.69%) Eikon
4 1 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.25%) VPN
2 11 (9.32%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.78%) DNS
4 7 (5.93%) LAN
4 7 (5.93%) Internet
5 6 (5.08%) Firewall
5 6 (5.08%) Wireless
5 6 (5.08%) WAN
6 5 (4.24%) DHCP
7 3 (2.54%) Network Security
8 2 (1.69%) WebEx
8 2 (1.69%) Cisco ICM
8 2 (1.69%) VLAN
8 2 (1.69%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.69%) IGRP
8 2 (1.69%) OSPF
8 2 (1.69%) LDAP
8 2 (1.69%) FTP
8 2 (1.69%) HTTP
8 2 (1.69%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (3.39%) MS Access
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MSI
General
1 45 (38.14%) Finance
2 23 (19.49%) Banking
3 11 (9.32%) Telecoms
4 10 (8.47%) Spanish Language
4 10 (8.47%) Law
4 10 (8.47%) Legal
5 9 (7.63%) Financial Institution
6 7 (5.93%) Investment Banking
7 5 (4.24%) Retail
8 4 (3.39%) Billing
9 3 (2.54%) Advertising
10 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.69%) Marketing
11 1 (0.85%) Front Office
11 1 (0.85%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (35.59%) Desktop Support
2 32 (27.12%) Analyst
2 32 (27.12%) Desktop Engineer
3 30 (25.42%) Support Engineer
4 22 (18.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 17 (14.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (14.41%) Service Analyst
6 15 (12.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (11.86%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.63%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (6.78%) Desktop Analyst
10 7 (5.93%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 7 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Help Desk Analyst
12 4 (3.39%) IT Support
12 4 (3.39%) Applications Support
13 3 (2.54%) Customer Engineer
13 3 (2.54%) Support Technician
13 3 (2.54%) 3rd Line Support
13 3 (2.54%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) .NET
2 3 (2.54%) Web Services
3 2 (1.69%) WCF
4 1 (0.85%) Flash
4 1 (0.85%) XML
4 1 (0.85%) OCX
4 1 (0.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 45 (38.14%) Blackberry
2 26 (22.03%) iPhone
3 18 (15.25%) iPad
4 7 (5.93%) Hedge funds
5 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.24%) Handset
5 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.39%) IVR
7 3 (2.54%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.54%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.69%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.69%) NHS
9 1 (0.85%) Clustering
9 1 (0.85%) Statistics
9 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (65.25%) Windows 7
3 29 (24.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (24.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (16.10%) Mac OS X
5 15 (12.71%) Windows Vista
6 10 (8.47%) Apple iOS
7 7 (5.93%) Windows 2000
8 6 (5.08%) Android
8 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.24%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.39%) Mac OS X Server
11 3 (2.54%) UNIX
12 2 (1.69%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.69%) Linux
13 1 (0.85%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.85%) Solaris
13 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.80%) ITIL
2 10 (8.47%) Migration
3 8 (6.78%) Software Deployment
4 7 (5.93%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.08%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.08%) Document Management
6 4 (3.39%) CRM
7 3 (2.54%) ITSM
7 3 (2.54%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.54%) Software Distribution
7 3 (2.54%) Coaching
8 2 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.69%) Project Management
9 1 (0.85%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.85%) UML
9 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2
9 1 (0.85%) Configuration Management
9 1 (0.85%) Information Security
9 1 (0.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.93%) SQL
2 5 (4.24%) C#
3 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.54%) VBA
4 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.85%) C
5 1 (0.85%) VBScript
5 1 (0.85%) VB
5 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.24%) MCSE
3 4 (3.39%) MOS
4 2 (1.69%) MCP
4 2 (1.69%) MCSA
5 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.85%) CISSP
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.71%) SLA
2 4 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 62 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.69%) NDS
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
4 1 (0.85%) XenApp
4 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) SCCM
2 3 (2.54%) SCOM
3 2 (1.69%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.69%) DameWare
4 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.85%) WMI
4 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 50 (42.37%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.49%) Apple
3 16 (13.56%) Citrix
4 11 (9.32%) VMware
5 10 (8.47%) Altiris
5 10 (8.47%) Cisco
6 8 (6.78%) Bloomberg
7 7 (5.93%) Remedy
8 6 (5.08%) McAfee
8 6 (5.08%) Lotus
9 5 (4.24%) Reuters
10 4 (3.39%) Dell
10 4 (3.39%) BMC
11 3 (2.54%) HP
12 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.69%) F5
12 2 (1.69%) Websense
12 2 (1.69%) Oracle
12 2 (1.69%) SAP
12 2 (1.69%) Adobe
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