The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 59 60 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.12% 1.41% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 6.09% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Average daily rate
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£153 £188 £101
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.53% +85.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £103 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £304 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £180 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.48 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -2.00%
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
190 197 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.37% 23.12% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 82 68
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £150 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (36.00%) MS Office
6 7 (28.00%) ITIL
6 7 (28.00%) Service Management
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) SCCM
7 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) Citrix
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (20.00%) VMware
8 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 5 (20.00%) Time Management
9 4 (16.00%) AdminStudio
10 3 (12.00%) Law
10 3 (12.00%) Legal
10 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
10 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (12.00%) Linux
10 3 (12.00%) MCSA
10 3 (12.00%) AIX
10 3 (12.00%) WorkSite
10 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (8.00%) Windows 8

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (12.00%) WorkSite
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (4.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Law
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) PDA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) AIX
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
1 7 (28.00%) Service Management
2 5 (20.00%) Time Management
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Information Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCSA
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) MCTS
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) Peregrine
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas