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 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 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.18% 2.58% 3.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.21% 10.56% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 13
Average daily rate
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£225 £102 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.29% -66.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £90 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £355 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £86.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.81% +517.85%
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
192 161 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.61% 24.39% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 83 60
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 £105 £102 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £86.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.92% +496.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £160.00 £21.65
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 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (48.15%) MS Office
4 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
4 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
5 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
6 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
6 8 (29.63%) SCCM
7 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.81%) VMware
10 3 (11.11%) Change Management
10 3 (11.11%) HND
10 3 (11.11%) DHCP
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL
10 3 (11.11%) MCSA
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) Degree
10 3 (11.11%) Migration
11 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
11 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
11 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
11 2 (7.41%) Information Governance
11 2 (7.41%) Test Automation

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.70%) WinRunner
2 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) JSP
1 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) iPad
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (11.11%) Change Management
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Information Security
3 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
3 2 (7.41%) Information Governance
4 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) MCSA
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) HND
4 2 (7.41%) MCP
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) MCTS
5 1 (3.70%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Unicenter
3 1 (3.70%) Netcool
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) CA
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas
4 1 (3.70%) Lotus
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) HP