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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 74 55 34
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 2.04% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.94% 9.41% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Average daily rate
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£115 £133 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £116 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £400 £219
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £175 £195
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
203 255 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.47% 21.70% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 105 49
Average daily rate £350 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £210 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) MS Office
3 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 10 (45.45%) ITIL
4 10 (45.45%) SCCM
4 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
7 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
7 5 (22.73%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Vista
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
8 4 (18.18%) Symantec
8 4 (18.18%) SAN
8 4 (18.18%) CA
8 4 (18.18%) Dell
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (13.64%) AppSense
9 3 (13.64%) Citrix
9 3 (13.64%) SLA
9 3 (13.64%) CommVault
9 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (13.64%) Lumension

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (63.64%) MS Office
2 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
1 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.55%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) EqualLogic
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Vista
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.09%) Software Distribution
3 2 (9.09%) CAE
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) VBScript
1 1 (4.55%) VB
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) PMP
3 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (9.09%) OpenView
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (9.09%) WSUS
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Symantec
3 4 (18.18%) Dell
3 4 (18.18%) CA
4 3 (13.64%) CommVault
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) AppSense
4 3 (13.64%) Lumension
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) Altiris
6 1 (4.55%) Dell KACE
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