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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 339 237 130
Rank change year-on-year
-102 -107
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 86 199 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.85% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.84% 3.94% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 96 211
Median daily rate £183 £156 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.80% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £109 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £338 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £180 £200
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 43 67
Median hourly rate £13.85 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.60 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.94 £22.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
4680 5054 5352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.78% 21.60% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3305 3396 3597
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £309
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 187 244
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.94 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.16% +17.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.83 £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 July 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the London region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 12 £185 -9.20% 1
Southall -1 2 - -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Carshalton - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 187 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (54.01%) MS Office
3 100 (53.48%) Active Directory
4 92 (49.20%) Windows 7
5 87 (46.52%) Microsoft
6 53 (28.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (27.27%) ITIL
8 49 (26.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (25.13%) Windows Server
10 44 (23.53%) Citrix
11 43 (22.99%) MS Exchange
12 33 (17.65%) Blackberry
13 32 (17.11%) MS Excel
14 31 (16.58%) LAN
14 31 (16.58%) TCP/IP
15 30 (16.04%) Windows 8
16 26 (13.90%) Mac OS X
16 26 (13.90%) WAN
17 25 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
18 23 (12.30%) Linux
18 23 (12.30%) Office 365
19 20 (10.70%) SCCM
20 19 (10.16%) HP
20 19 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2003
21 18 (9.63%) Finance
21 18 (9.63%) Law
21 18 (9.63%) DNS
22 17 (9.09%) SLA
22 17 (9.09%) Apple
22 17 (9.09%) Windows 10

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (22.99%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (8.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (5.35%) IBM Notes
5 10 (5.35%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.35%) Skype for Business
6 9 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.07%) Apache
8 2 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.53%) CMS
9 1 (0.53%) Confluence
9 1 (0.53%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.53%) IIS
9 1 (0.53%) JBoss
9 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 101 (54.01%) MS Office
2 32 (17.11%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.67%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.53%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Eikon
2 1 (0.53%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.30%) Office 365
2 7 (3.74%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.07%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.07%) Yammer
4 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.58%) LAN
1 31 (16.58%) TCP/IP
2 26 (13.90%) WAN
3 18 (9.63%) DNS
4 14 (7.49%) DHCP
5 11 (5.88%) Firewall
5 11 (5.88%) SNMP
6 8 (4.28%) Wireless
7 7 (3.74%) VoIP
7 7 (3.74%) VPN
8 6 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.67%) Internet
9 5 (2.67%) SAN
10 4 (2.14%) FTP
11 3 (1.60%) Extranet
12 2 (1.07%) 3G
12 2 (1.07%) NAS
12 2 (1.07%) Network Security
12 2 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.07%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.53%) Big Data
4 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.53%) HBase
4 1 (0.53%) Impala
4 1 (0.53%) QlikView
4 1 (0.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.53%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.53%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) JMeter
2 1 (0.53%) MSI
2 1 (0.53%) NeoLoad
2 1 (0.53%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.53%) SilkPerformer
General
1 18 (9.63%) Finance
1 18 (9.63%) Law
2 15 (8.02%) Banking
3 9 (4.81%) Legal
4 8 (4.28%) Retail
5 5 (2.67%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.14%) Back Office
7 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.60%) Japanese Language
8 2 (1.07%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (33.69%) Analyst
2 39 (20.86%) Desktop Support
3 37 (19.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 36 (19.25%) Service Analyst
5 34 (18.18%) Support Engineer
6 30 (16.04%) Support Analyst
7 27 (14.44%) Service Desk Support
8 20 (10.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 19 (10.16%) Desktop Engineer
10 17 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
10 17 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (6.95%) Help Desk Support
12 11 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (5.35%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (5.35%) Desktop Analyst
13 10 (5.35%) Windows Support Analyst
14 9 (4.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 9 (4.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 9 (4.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) .NET
1 1 (0.53%) CSS
1 1 (0.53%) HTML
1 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.81%) NHS
4 8 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.74%) PDA
6 6 (3.21%) iPad
7 5 (2.67%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.67%) iPhone
8 4 (2.14%) BBC
8 4 (2.14%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.14%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.60%) BYOD
10 2 (1.07%) CMDB
10 2 (1.07%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.07%) Replication
10 2 (1.07%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.07%) Statistics
11 1 (0.53%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 187 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (49.20%) Windows 7
3 53 (28.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (26.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (25.13%) Windows Server
6 30 (16.04%) Windows 8
7 26 (13.90%) Mac OS X
8 23 (12.30%) Linux
9 17 (9.09%) Windows 10
10 14 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (7.49%) Windows Vista
11 11 (5.88%) Android
12 8 (4.28%) Apple iOS
13 4 (2.14%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.14%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.60%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.60%) Unix
15 1 (0.53%) CentOS
15 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.27%) ITIL
2 16 (8.56%) Migration
3 15 (8.02%) Problem Management
3 15 (8.02%) Service Management
4 12 (6.42%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (6.42%) Project Management
5 11 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 9 (4.81%) Change Control
7 8 (4.28%) Change Management
7 8 (4.28%) Configuration Management
7 8 (4.28%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.74%) ITIL V3
9 6 (3.21%) Document Management
9 6 (3.21%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.21%) Patch Management
9 6 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (3.21%) Time Management
10 5 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.67%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (2.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.81%) PowerShell
2 8 (4.28%) Python
3 7 (3.74%) SQL
4 6 (3.21%) Java
5 5 (2.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.07%) Perl
6 2 (1.07%) PHP
6 2 (1.07%) Ruby
6 2 (1.07%) VB
6 2 (1.07%) VBScript
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (8.56%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.42%) MCSE
4 11 (5.88%) Degree
5 9 (4.81%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.28%) MCP
7 7 (3.74%) MCSA
8 6 (3.21%) MCTS
9 5 (2.67%) DBS Check
10 4 (2.14%) ACMT
10 4 (2.14%) CCA
10 4 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.14%) MCDST
11 3 (1.60%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.07%) MCITP
12 2 (1.07%) MOS
13 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.53%) HND
13 1 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 100 (53.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.88%) KVM
3 9 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.81%) XenApp
4 7 (3.74%) StorNext
4 7 (3.74%) XenDesktop
4 7 (3.74%) Xsan
5 6 (3.21%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.67%) BitLocker
6 5 (2.67%) Terminal Server
6 5 (2.67%) Xen
7 3 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.07%) Docker
8 2 (1.07%) Samba
8 2 (1.07%) vSphere
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.53%) NFS
9 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (10.70%) SCCM
2 11 (5.88%) Nagios
3 7 (3.74%) WSUS
4 6 (3.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.14%) Casper Suite
6 3 (1.60%) DameWare
7 2 (1.07%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.07%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.53%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.53%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (0.53%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.53%) vMotion
Vendors
1 87 (46.52%) Microsoft
2 44 (23.53%) Citrix
3 19 (10.16%) HP
4 17 (9.09%) Apple
5 15 (8.02%) Bloomberg
5 15 (8.02%) Reuters
5 15 (8.02%) VMware
6 14 (7.49%) Cisco
7 12 (6.42%) iManage
8 11 (5.88%) Symantec
9 10 (5.35%) Dell
9 10 (5.35%) Lotus
10 8 (4.28%) Adobe
10 8 (4.28%) Google
11 7 (3.74%) Autodesk
11 7 (3.74%) Remedy
11 7 (3.74%) Sony
12 6 (3.21%) Avaya
13 4 (2.14%) IBM
14 3 (1.60%) arcserve
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