The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 73 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 12 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.98% 1.24% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.19% 7.29% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Average daily rate
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£108 £400 £159
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.12% +151.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £165 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £400 £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
-5.25% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.60%
Windows XP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
194 192 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.89% 17.02% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 56 42
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £269 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £18.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Edinburgh region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Edinburgh region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) MS Office
3 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 14 (46.67%) SCCM
5 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
5 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (33.33%) ITIL
8 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (26.67%) VMware
10 7 (23.33%) Dell
10 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (20.00%) Software Deployment
11 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
12 5 (16.67%) SAN
12 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 5 (16.67%) SQL
12 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 5 (16.67%) Windows Vista
13 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (13.33%) vSphere
13 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (13.33%) CA
13 4 (13.33%) CommVault
13 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (13.33%) SLA

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (63.33%) MS Office
2 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MSI
1 3 (10.00%) InstallShield
1 3 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
1 8 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Packager
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) ITSM
5 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
5 2 (6.67%) CAE
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VBScript
2 3 (10.00%) VB
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) PMP
4 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (13.33%) vSphere
5 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.00%) WSUS
3 2 (6.67%) OpenView
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Dell
4 4 (13.33%) CA
4 4 (13.33%) CommVault
4 4 (13.33%) Symantec
5 3 (10.00%) AppSense
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (10.00%) Lumension
5 3 (10.00%) Dell KACE
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Novell
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas
7 1 (3.33%) Lotus
7 1 (3.33%) Apple
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) Altiris
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £105.00 - £110.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £110.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago