The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 284 206 111
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -95
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 125 242 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 1.14% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.93% 5.00% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 131 224
Average daily rate £175 £179 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £125 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £140
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 45 74
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.32 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.34 £114.00 £22.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Windows XP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4267 4838 4798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.15% 22.81% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2914 3323 3147
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 153 210
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -30 10 £149 -19.59% 3
Croydon -17 4 £140 +12.00%
Wembley - 4 £120 -
Chessington - 2 - -
Carshalton - 1 - -
Grays - 1 £150 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Southall - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 284 (100.00%) Windows
2 161 (56.69%) Windows 7
3 138 (48.59%) Active Directory
4 124 (43.66%) MS Office
5 116 (40.85%) Microsoft
6 86 (30.28%) Blackberry
7 79 (27.82%) Finance
8 71 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 68 (23.94%) ITIL
10 66 (23.24%) Citrix
11 50 (17.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 49 (17.25%) MS Exchange
13 46 (16.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 41 (14.44%) Banking
15 39 (13.73%) TCP/IP
16 38 (13.38%) MS Excel
16 38 (13.38%) Bloomberg
16 38 (13.38%) Legal
16 38 (13.38%) Windows 8
17 36 (12.68%) LAN
18 35 (12.32%) Reuters
19 33 (11.62%) Lotus
20 32 (11.27%) IBM Notes
21 29 (10.21%) Law
22 28 (9.86%) WAN
22 28 (9.86%) iPad
23 27 (9.51%) iPhone
24 25 (8.80%) Retail
25 24 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
26 23 (8.10%) VMware

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 49 (17.25%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.27%) IBM Notes
3 24 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (7.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (4.23%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.41%) IIS
9 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.70%) Apache
10 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.35%) JBoss
11 1 (0.35%) nginx
11 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 124 (43.66%) MS Office
2 38 (13.38%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.70%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (7.04%) Eikon
2 4 (1.41%) Faxination
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.28%) Office 365
2 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.35%) Datadog
4 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.73%) TCP/IP
2 36 (12.68%) LAN
3 28 (9.86%) WAN
4 21 (7.39%) DNS
5 19 (6.69%) VPN
6 15 (5.28%) Wireless
7 12 (4.23%) Internet
8 9 (3.17%) VoIP
9 8 (2.82%) DHCP
10 7 (2.46%) Firewall
11 4 (1.41%) 3G
11 4 (1.41%) SAN
11 4 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.06%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.06%) Network Security
12 3 (1.06%) WLAN
13 2 (0.70%) NAS
13 2 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (0.70%) SMTP
13 2 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.70%) GIS
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) MSI
2 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 79 (27.82%) Finance
2 41 (14.44%) Banking
3 38 (13.38%) Legal
4 29 (10.21%) Law
5 25 (8.80%) Retail
6 17 (5.99%) Retail Banking
7 10 (3.52%) Telecoms
8 9 (3.17%) Front Office
9 7 (2.46%) Investment Banking
10 6 (2.11%) Automotive
10 6 (2.11%) Back Office
11 3 (1.06%) German Language
11 3 (1.06%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.70%) Billing
12 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.35%) French Language
13 1 (0.35%) Games
13 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.35%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 102 (35.92%) Analyst
2 80 (28.17%) Desktop Support
3 66 (23.24%) Support Engineer
4 61 (21.48%) Support Analyst
5 44 (15.49%) 2nd Line Support
6 41 (14.44%) Desktop Engineer
7 39 (13.73%) Service Analyst
8 38 (13.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 38 (13.38%) Service Desk Analyst
9 30 (10.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 28 (9.86%) Desktop Analyst
10 28 (9.86%) Service Desk Support
11 26 (9.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 25 (8.80%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 24 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 23 (8.10%) IT Support
14 23 (8.10%) Service Desk Engineer
15 21 (7.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 19 (6.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
17 18 (6.34%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.11%) Middleware
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 86 (30.28%) Blackberry
2 28 (9.86%) iPad
3 27 (9.51%) iPhone
4 18 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.93%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (4.23%) NHS
6 12 (4.23%) PDA
7 7 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.76%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.76%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.76%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.41%) EPoS
10 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.70%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.70%) SecurID
11 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.35%) Online Games
11 1 (0.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 284 (100.00%) Windows
2 161 (56.69%) Windows 7
3 71 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 50 (17.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (16.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (13.38%) Windows 8
7 16 (5.63%) Android
8 13 (4.58%) Linux
9 12 (4.23%) Mac OS X
9 12 (4.23%) Windows Vista
10 10 (3.52%) Windows 2000
10 10 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (2.82%) Apple iOS
12 7 (2.46%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.41%) Unix
13 4 (1.41%) Windows NT
14 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.35%) AIX
15 1 (0.35%) HPUX
15 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.94%) ITIL
2 21 (7.39%) Project Management
3 19 (6.69%) Migration
4 13 (4.58%) Service Delivery
5 11 (3.87%) Service Management
5 11 (3.87%) Time Management
6 10 (3.52%) Coaching
6 10 (3.52%) PRINCE2
7 8 (2.82%) Mentoring
7 8 (2.82%) Problem Management
8 7 (2.46%) CRM
8 7 (2.46%) High Availability
8 7 (2.46%) PRINCE
9 6 (2.11%) Change Management
9 6 (2.11%) DevOps
9 6 (2.11%) Release Management
10 5 (1.76%) Business Continuity
10 5 (1.76%) Online Security
10 5 (1.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (1.41%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.28%) SQL
2 11 (3.87%) Java
3 5 (1.76%) Perl
3 5 (1.76%) Python
3 5 (1.76%) Ruby
4 2 (0.70%) C
5 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.82%) MCP
5 7 (2.46%) MCSE
6 6 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.76%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (1.76%) Degree
8 3 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.70%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.70%) HND
9 2 (0.70%) MCSA
9 2 (0.70%) MOS
10 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) MCDST
10 1 (0.35%) MCITP
10 1 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.35%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.75%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 138 (48.59%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.63%) XenApp
4 7 (2.46%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.76%) Docker
6 4 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.41%) Terminal Server
6 4 (1.41%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.35%) iptables
8 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.35%) NFS
8 1 (0.35%) Samba
8 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (6.69%) SCCM
2 9 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (2.46%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.11%) ZABBIX
5 5 (1.76%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.06%) DameWare
7 1 (0.35%) Ansible
7 1 (0.35%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.35%) Puppet
7 1 (0.35%) SCOM
7 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 66 (23.24%) Citrix
3 38 (13.38%) Bloomberg
4 35 (12.32%) Reuters
5 33 (11.62%) Lotus
6 23 (8.10%) VMware
7 21 (7.39%) Apple
8 18 (6.34%) HP
9 15 (5.28%) Cisco
10 13 (4.58%) Dell
10 13 (4.58%) iManage
11 11 (3.87%) Symantec
12 8 (2.82%) Remedy
13 6 (2.11%) Adobe
14 5 (1.76%) Avaya
15 4 (1.41%) arcserve
15 4 (1.41%) LANDesk
16 3 (1.06%) Fujitsu
16 3 (1.06%) Oracle
16 3 (1.06%) Retalix
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