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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 66 57 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 1.23% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.40% 6.01% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.12% +183.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £400 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £400 £229
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% +22.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.89%
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
182 233 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.17% 20.47% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 81 35
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 £115 £300 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +36.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
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 September 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 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (43.33%) SCCM
4 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (36.67%) ITIL
6 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (26.67%) VMware
9 7 (23.33%) Dell
9 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (20.00%) Software Deployment
10 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (16.67%) SQL
11 5 (16.67%) SAN
11 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Vista
11 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (13.33%) vSphere
12 4 (13.33%) CA
12 4 (13.33%) CommVault
12 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (13.33%) Migration

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (20.00%) 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 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) Network Security
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
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
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Packager
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) 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%) Mentoring
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 2 (6.67%) PMP
3 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) 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 13 (43.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) WSUS
2 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.67%) OpenView
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) 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%) Lumension
5 3 (10.00%) Dell KACE
5 3 (10.00%) AppSense
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) Novell
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas
7 1 (3.33%) Lotus
7 1 (3.33%) Apple
7 1 (3.33%) Altiris
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