The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Hounslow 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank - 11 13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - 11.43% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 25.81% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Average daily rate - £200 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £186 £240 £240
% change year-on-year
-22.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
Operating Systems Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 19.23% 44.29% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 8
Average daily rate £375 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows XP
London

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

Windows XP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) SAP CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) SAP ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) VPN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP CRM
1 2 (66.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix