The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Glasgow region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 56 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 14 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.70% 2.99% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.83% 12.92% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.32% +30.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £126 £86
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £210 £225
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
205 178 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.94% 23.12% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 80 47
Average daily rate £300 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £137 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.00 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows XP
Scotland

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (50.00%) MS Office
3 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (26.67%) SCCM
7 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (10.00%) DHCP
9 3 (10.00%) MCSA
9 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.00%) Migration
9 3 (10.00%) VMware
9 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
10 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Degree
10 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
10 2 (6.67%) Information Governance
10 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (6.67%) Citrix
10 2 (6.67%) Service Management
10 2 (6.67%) Information Security

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Desktop Support
2 6 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Technician
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) JSP
1 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) AIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (10.00%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Information Governance
3 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (6.67%) Information Security
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCSA
5 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) MCP
5 2 (6.67%) HND
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) MCTS
6 1 (3.33%) MCITP
6 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas
4 1 (3.33%) Lotus
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) HP
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