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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 248 135 95
Rank change year-on-year
-113 -40
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 189 396 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.80% 1.63% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.71% 7.21% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 231 305
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£170 £175 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £120 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 52 114
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.27 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.13% -16.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.94 £21.35 £23.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.49 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -1.90%
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
5096 5494 5815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.52% 22.67% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3480 3609 3822
Average daily rate £413 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 241 259
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
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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 -27 37 £215 +16.21% 11
Hammersmith -2 2 £288 +10.57% 1
Teddington - 2 - -
Southall - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £155 -
Wimbledon - 1 £150 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 361 (100.00%) Windows
2 213 (59.00%) Windows 7
3 206 (57.06%) Active Directory
4 166 (45.98%) Microsoft
5 161 (44.60%) MS Office
6 88 (24.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (23.27%) Citrix
8 81 (22.44%) Blackberry
9 77 (21.33%) ITIL
10 75 (20.78%) MS Exchange
10 75 (20.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 65 (18.01%) MS Excel
12 57 (15.79%) Finance
13 50 (13.85%) VMware
14 48 (13.30%) TCP/IP
15 44 (12.19%) Law
16 43 (11.91%) Windows 8
17 37 (10.25%) LAN
17 37 (10.25%) DNS
17 37 (10.25%) SLA
18 36 (9.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 36 (9.97%) Legal
19 35 (9.70%) Mac OS X
19 35 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2010
20 34 (9.42%) SQL
21 31 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
22 30 (8.31%) Apple
23 29 (8.03%) Android
23 29 (8.03%) SCCM
24 28 (7.76%) Migration

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 75 (20.78%) MS Exchange
2 36 (9.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 35 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (4.99%) WorkSite
5 15 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.32%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (2.49%) Lync
9 8 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.94%) IIS
11 5 (1.39%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.83%) Apache
13 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
14 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 161 (44.60%) MS Office
2 65 (18.01%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.28%) Eikon
3 1 (0.28%) assyst
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.54%) Office 365
2 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (13.30%) TCP/IP
2 37 (10.25%) DNS
2 37 (10.25%) LAN
3 26 (7.20%) DHCP
4 25 (6.93%) WAN
5 13 (3.60%) Firewall
6 12 (3.32%) VPN
7 9 (2.49%) VoIP
7 9 (2.49%) SAN
7 9 (2.49%) Network Security
8 7 (1.94%) Wireless
8 7 (1.94%) Internet
9 6 (1.66%) VLAN
10 5 (1.39%) IP Telephony
10 5 (1.39%) LDAP
11 4 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.11%) Cisco IPT
12 3 (0.83%) NAS
12 3 (0.83%) WebEx
12 3 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.83%) DB2
2 3 (0.83%) Data Mining
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
2 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.55%) Big Data
3 2 (0.55%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (0.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (0.55%) Cognos Transformer
3 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.28%) MySQL
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.11%) Subversion
2 3 (0.83%) JIRA
2 3 (0.83%) Toad
2 3 (0.83%) Introscope
3 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
General
1 57 (15.79%) Finance
2 44 (12.19%) Law
3 36 (9.97%) Legal
4 27 (7.48%) Banking
5 9 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.22%) Back Office
6 8 (2.22%) French Language
7 7 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.66%) Advertising
8 6 (1.66%) German Language
8 6 (1.66%) Retail
8 6 (1.66%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.39%) Front Office
10 4 (1.11%) Publishing
10 4 (1.11%) Automotive
11 3 (0.83%) Local Government
11 3 (0.83%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.55%) Marketing
12 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.28%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 133 (36.84%) Analyst
2 113 (31.30%) Desktop Support
3 95 (26.32%) Support Analyst
4 73 (20.22%) Support Engineer
5 60 (16.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 53 (14.68%) Desktop Engineer
7 51 (14.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 50 (13.85%) Service Analyst
9 40 (11.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 40 (11.08%) Desktop Analyst
10 39 (10.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 30 (8.31%) 1st Line Support
12 29 (8.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 17 (4.71%) IT Support
14 13 (3.60%) PC Support
15 11 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 9 (2.49%) 3rd Line Support
16 9 (2.49%) Architect
16 9 (2.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 8 (2.22%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.49%) .NET
2 5 (1.39%) COM
2 5 (1.39%) LINQ
3 4 (1.11%) WCF
4 3 (0.83%) Java EE
4 3 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.83%) Middleware
5 2 (0.55%) HTML
6 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.28%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.28%) Ajax
6 1 (0.28%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.28%) CSS
6 1 (0.28%) SOAP
6 1 (0.28%) Web Services
6 1 (0.28%) XML
6 1 (0.28%) XSD
6 1 (0.28%) XSLT
6 1 (0.28%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 81 (22.44%) Blackberry
2 26 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.37%) iPhone
4 17 (4.71%) iPad
5 16 (4.43%) NHS
6 11 (3.05%) PDA
6 11 (3.05%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.49%) Fat Client
7 9 (2.49%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.94%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.39%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.83%) IVR
11 3 (0.83%) VSAM
11 3 (0.83%) AS400
11 3 (0.83%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.83%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 361 (100.00%) Windows
2 213 (59.00%) Windows 7
3 88 (24.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (20.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (11.91%) Windows 8
6 35 (9.70%) Mac OS X
7 31 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (8.03%) Android
9 22 (6.09%) Linux
10 21 (5.82%) Windows Vista
11 17 (4.71%) UNIX
12 12 (3.32%) Apple iOS
12 12 (3.32%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.11%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.83%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.83%) OS/390
15 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (21.33%) ITIL
2 28 (7.76%) Migration
3 17 (4.71%) Project Management
4 13 (3.60%) Incident Management
5 9 (2.49%) Time Management
5 9 (2.49%) Software Deployment
6 8 (2.22%) Service Management
7 7 (1.94%) Service Delivery
8 6 (1.66%) Change Management
8 6 (1.66%) Software Distribution
9 5 (1.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (1.39%) ITSM
9 5 (1.39%) CRM
9 5 (1.39%) ETL
10 4 (1.11%) Online Security
10 4 (1.11%) Load Balancing
10 4 (1.11%) Asset Management
10 4 (1.11%) Release Management
10 4 (1.11%) Fund Management
10 4 (1.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (9.42%) SQL
2 15 (4.16%) Java
3 6 (1.66%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.11%) VBScript
6 3 (0.83%) VB
6 3 (0.83%) Python
6 3 (0.83%) Perl
6 3 (0.83%) COBOL
7 2 (0.55%) C#
7 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.28%) XAML
8 1 (0.28%) VB6
8 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (6.65%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.43%) MCSE
4 14 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.32%) CCNA
7 10 (2.77%) MCP
8 8 (2.22%) Degree
9 7 (1.94%) MCITP
10 5 (1.39%) MCDST
10 5 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.55%) MOS
12 2 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.28%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.28%) CCA
13 1 (0.28%) MCSA
13 1 (0.28%) CCNP
13 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.25%) SLA
System Software
1 206 (57.06%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.93%) XenApp
3 10 (2.77%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (2.22%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.39%) vSphere
5 5 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.39%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.11%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.55%) Xen
7 2 (0.55%) NDS
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (8.03%) SCCM
2 6 (1.66%) SCOM
2 6 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.39%) DameWare
4 4 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.83%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.83%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.83%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.28%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.28%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.28%) WSUS
7 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 166 (45.98%) Microsoft
2 84 (23.27%) Citrix
3 50 (13.85%) VMware
4 30 (8.31%) Apple
5 28 (7.76%) Dell
6 27 (7.48%) Cisco
7 18 (4.99%) HP
8 15 (4.16%) Bloomberg
9 14 (3.88%) Remedy
10 13 (3.60%) Oracle
11 11 (3.05%) Altiris
12 7 (1.94%) McAfee
12 7 (1.94%) Wyse
12 7 (1.94%) Reuters
12 7 (1.94%) Symantec
13 6 (1.66%) LANDesk
14 5 (1.39%) Lotus
14 5 (1.39%) Avaya
15 4 (1.11%) Adobe
15 4 (1.11%) Fujitsu
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