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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 233 123 109
Rank change year-on-year
-110 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 201 382 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.86% 1.67% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 7.21% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 204 249
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £110 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 94
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.80 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.94 £22.11 £23.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
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
5026 5301 4926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.54% 23.13% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3392 3556 3222
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 239 246
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -32 52 £215 +21.12% 2
Northwood - 3 - -
Hammersmith -7 2 £288 -
Bromley - 2 - -
Southall - 2 - -
Teddington - 2 - -
Welling - 2 £110 -
Woodford Green - 2 £148 -
Docklands, London -7 1 - -
Canary Wharf -16 1 £130 -76.57%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £153 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
Wembley - 1 £95 - 1
Greenwich - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 376 (100.00%) Windows
2 221 (58.78%) Active Directory
2 221 (58.78%) Windows 7
3 179 (47.61%) MS Office
4 178 (47.34%) Microsoft
5 90 (23.94%) Blackberry
6 86 (22.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 85 (22.61%) MS Exchange
8 84 (22.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 82 (21.81%) ITIL
10 77 (20.48%) Citrix
11 75 (19.95%) MS Excel
12 71 (18.88%) Finance
13 52 (13.83%) VMware
14 50 (13.30%) TCP/IP
15 45 (11.97%) SLA
15 45 (11.97%) Windows 8
16 43 (11.44%) Banking
17 42 (11.17%) DNS
18 41 (10.90%) iPhone
19 40 (10.64%) LAN
20 38 (10.11%) Apple
20 38 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2010
21 37 (9.84%) Mac OS X
21 37 (9.84%) Cisco
21 37 (9.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 36 (9.57%) SCCM
23 33 (8.78%) Windows Server 2012
24 32 (8.51%) iPad
24 32 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 85 (22.61%) MS Exchange
2 38 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (9.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (4.26%) IBM Notes
6 14 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (3.72%) WorkSite
7 11 (2.93%) Lync
8 10 (2.66%) SharePoint
9 9 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (2.13%) IIS
11 4 (1.06%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.80%) Apache
12 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 179 (47.61%) MS Office
2 75 (19.95%) MS Excel
3 20 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) Vectorworks
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.80%) assyst
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.80%) Eikon
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.46%) Office 365
2 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.53%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.27%) IaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.30%) TCP/IP
2 42 (11.17%) DNS
3 40 (10.64%) LAN
4 29 (7.71%) WAN
4 29 (7.71%) DHCP
5 23 (6.12%) VPN
6 15 (3.99%) Firewall
7 13 (3.46%) VLAN
7 13 (3.46%) VoIP
8 11 (2.93%) Internet
8 11 (2.93%) Network Security
9 9 (2.39%) SAN
10 8 (2.13%) Cisco IPT
10 8 (2.13%) Wireless
10 8 (2.13%) IP Telephony
11 7 (1.86%) OSPF
11 7 (1.86%) EIGRP
11 7 (1.86%) IGRP
11 7 (1.86%) RIP
11 7 (1.86%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.53%) DB2
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.53%) Big Data
2 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.53%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (0.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (0.53%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Introscope
1 3 (0.80%) JIRA
2 2 (0.53%) Subversion
2 2 (0.53%) Toad
3 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
General
1 71 (18.88%) Finance
2 43 (11.44%) Banking
3 26 (6.91%) Law
4 21 (5.59%) Legal
5 17 (4.52%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.66%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.66%) Spanish Language
7 9 (2.39%) Retail
8 8 (2.13%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.60%) Front Office
9 6 (1.60%) French Language
9 6 (1.60%) German Language
10 5 (1.33%) Back Office
10 5 (1.33%) Advertising
11 3 (0.80%) Publishing
11 3 (0.80%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.53%) Marketing
12 2 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 114 (30.32%) Analyst
2 112 (29.79%) Desktop Support
3 93 (24.73%) Support Engineer
4 69 (18.35%) Support Analyst
4 69 (18.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 61 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 53 (14.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 51 (13.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 50 (13.30%) Service Analyst
9 41 (10.90%) 1st Line Support
10 30 (7.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 21 (5.59%) Desktop Analyst
11 21 (5.59%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 18 (4.79%) IT Support
13 13 (3.46%) PC Support
14 12 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 11 (2.93%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 11 (2.93%) 1st Line Support Engineer
16 10 (2.66%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.39%) .NET
2 5 (1.33%) LINQ
3 4 (1.06%) WCF
3 4 (1.06%) COM
4 3 (0.80%) Java EE
4 3 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.80%) Middleware
5 2 (0.53%) XML
6 1 (0.27%) XSD
6 1 (0.27%) XSLT
6 1 (0.27%) Flash
6 1 (0.27%) XHTML
6 1 (0.27%) CSS
6 1 (0.27%) SOAP
6 1 (0.27%) Web Services
6 1 (0.27%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.27%) Ajax
6 1 (0.27%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 90 (23.94%) Blackberry
2 41 (10.90%) iPhone
3 32 (8.51%) iPad
4 28 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.19%) NHS
6 10 (2.66%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.39%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.39%) PDA
7 9 (2.39%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.86%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.86%) IVR
9 4 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.80%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.80%) Handset
10 3 (0.80%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.80%) Clustering
11 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.53%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 376 (100.00%) Windows
2 221 (58.78%) Windows 7
3 86 (22.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 84 (22.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (11.97%) Windows 8
6 37 (9.84%) Mac OS X
7 33 (8.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (5.85%) Windows Vista
9 21 (5.59%) Android
10 16 (4.26%) Windows 2000
10 16 (4.26%) UNIX
11 15 (3.99%) Linux
12 12 (3.19%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.33%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.33%) Mac OS X Server
13 5 (1.33%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.27%) OS/390
16 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.81%) ITIL
2 31 (8.24%) Migration
3 18 (4.79%) Incident Management
4 16 (4.26%) Project Management
5 12 (3.19%) Software Deployment
6 9 (2.39%) Service Management
7 8 (2.13%) Service Delivery
7 8 (2.13%) Change Management
7 8 (2.13%) Software Distribution
8 7 (1.86%) Problem Management
8 7 (1.86%) Time Management
9 6 (1.60%) Fund Management
9 6 (1.60%) Document Management
10 5 (1.33%) ITSM
10 5 (1.33%) Investment Management
11 4 (1.06%) Release Management
11 4 (1.06%) Change Control
11 4 (1.06%) Data Protection
11 4 (1.06%) Risk Management
11 4 (1.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.18%) SQL
2 9 (2.39%) Java
3 6 (1.60%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.06%) Perl
5 3 (0.80%) Python
6 2 (0.53%) VBScript
6 2 (0.53%) VB
6 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.53%) VBA
6 2 (0.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.27%) C#
7 1 (0.27%) COBOL
7 1 (0.27%) PHP
7 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.27%) XAML
7 1 (0.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (7.18%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.52%) MCSE
4 15 (3.99%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.72%) MCP
6 9 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.13%) CCNA
8 7 (1.86%) MCSA
8 7 (1.86%) MCITP
8 7 (1.86%) Degree
9 5 (1.33%) MCDST
10 4 (1.06%) MOS
11 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.53%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.53%) MCTS
12 2 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 221 (58.78%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.66%) VMware ESX
3 10 (2.66%) XenApp
4 8 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.86%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.06%) vSphere
7 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.80%) NDS
7 3 (0.80%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.53%) Xen
8 2 (0.53%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.27%) XenServer
9 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 36 (9.57%) SCCM
2 7 (1.86%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (1.60%) SCOM
4 5 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.33%) DameWare
4 5 (1.33%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.80%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.80%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.27%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.27%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.27%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.27%) WSUS
8 1 (0.27%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 178 (47.34%) Microsoft
2 77 (20.48%) Citrix
3 52 (13.83%) VMware
4 38 (10.11%) Apple
5 37 (9.84%) Cisco
6 20 (5.32%) Bloomberg
7 17 (4.52%) HP
7 17 (4.52%) Dell
8 16 (4.26%) Lotus
9 15 (3.99%) Remedy
10 14 (3.72%) Altiris
11 12 (3.19%) Reuters
11 12 (3.19%) Oracle
12 8 (2.13%) NetApp
12 8 (2.13%) McAfee
13 7 (1.86%) Wyse
14 6 (1.60%) Avaya
15 5 (1.33%) Symantec
15 5 (1.33%) LANDesk
16 4 (1.06%) F5
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Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £85.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £70 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £17.26 - £18.70 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago