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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 118 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 436 554 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.78% 2.24% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.76% 9.69% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 293 215
Average daily rate
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£180 £216 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.69% +16.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £137 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 111 138
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £23.50 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.49 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -6.89%
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
5618 5720 5422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.96% 23.12% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3752 3765 3342
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 252 330
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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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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 -11 91 £185 -7.50% 25
Uxbridge -5 13 - -
Hayes - 9 - - 1
Croydon +1 6 £288 -14.81% 2
Hounslow - 3 £200 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £310 - 1
Canary Wharf +8 2 £400 +128.57%
Hammersmith +1 2 £260 +4.00%
Bromley -4 2 - -
Docklands, London +7 1 - -
Wembley +4 1 £150 -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 822 (100.00%) Windows
2 497 (60.46%) Windows 7
3 443 (53.89%) Active Directory
4 384 (46.72%) MS Office
5 350 (42.58%) Microsoft
6 198 (24.09%) ITIL
7 196 (23.84%) MS Excel
8 193 (23.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 188 (22.87%) MS Exchange
10 173 (21.05%) Citrix
11 171 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 163 (19.83%) Blackberry
13 122 (14.84%) Finance
14 106 (12.90%) VMware
15 98 (11.92%) Cisco
16 91 (11.07%) SCCM
17 83 (10.10%) SQL
17 83 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
18 81 (9.85%) DNS
19 78 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
20 77 (9.37%) Banking
21 76 (9.25%) DHCP
22 75 (9.12%) Migration
23 74 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2003
23 74 (9.00%) IBM Notes
24 73 (8.88%) Lotus
25 71 (8.64%) Legal
26 70 (8.52%) TCP/IP
27 68 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2007
28 66 (8.03%) SQL Server

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 188 (22.87%) MS Exchange
2 83 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 74 (9.00%) IBM Notes
3 74 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 68 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 58 (7.06%) SharePoint
6 46 (5.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 37 (4.50%) Lync
8 31 (3.77%) IIS
9 14 (1.70%) WorkSite
10 10 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.73%) TIBCO EMS
13 5 (0.61%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
16 2 (0.24%) Apache
16 2 (0.24%) SAS
16 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 384 (46.72%) MS Office
2 196 (23.84%) MS Excel
3 41 (4.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.85%) MS Project
6 6 (0.73%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.36%) InDesign
8 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.12%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 7 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.49%) Misys Midas
2 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.36%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.24%) Eikon
5 1 (0.12%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.12%) assyst
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.80%) Office 365
2 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.36%) Google Apps
2 3 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (9.85%) DNS
2 76 (9.25%) DHCP
3 70 (8.52%) TCP/IP
4 54 (6.57%) LAN
5 49 (5.96%) VPN
6 39 (4.74%) Firewall
7 38 (4.62%) WAN
8 29 (3.53%) Wireless
9 22 (2.68%) Internet
9 22 (2.68%) SAN
10 20 (2.43%) VoIP
11 14 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (1.34%) Network Security
13 10 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (1.22%) VLAN
13 10 (1.22%) BOOTP
14 8 (0.97%) SSL
14 8 (0.97%) Broadband
14 8 (0.97%) IP Telephony
15 6 (0.73%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (2.55%) MS Access
5 11 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.49%) MySQL
9 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.24%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.24%) HBase
11 2 (0.24%) Redis
11 2 (0.24%) Cognos Report Studio
11 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (2.55%) MSI
2 9 (1.09%) Wise Package Studio
3 7 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.73%) JIRA
5 3 (0.36%) MyEclipse
5 3 (0.36%) Bugzilla
5 3 (0.36%) NetBeans
5 3 (0.36%) Subversion
5 3 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.24%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.12%) Toad
7 1 (0.12%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.12%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.12%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 122 (14.84%) Finance
2 77 (9.37%) Banking
3 71 (8.64%) Legal
4 46 (5.60%) Retail
5 45 (5.47%) Law
6 39 (4.74%) Investment Banking
7 32 (3.89%) Back Office
8 21 (2.55%) Financial Institution
9 20 (2.43%) Telecoms
10 19 (2.31%) Front Office
10 19 (2.31%) French Language
11 8 (0.97%) German Language
12 6 (0.73%) Advertising
13 4 (0.49%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.36%) Billing
14 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.24%) Games
16 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.12%) Publishing
16 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 267 (32.48%) Analyst
2 138 (16.79%) Desktop Support
3 134 (16.30%) Service Analyst
3 134 (16.30%) 2nd Line Support
4 131 (15.94%) Service Desk Analyst
5 123 (14.96%) Support Engineer
6 112 (13.63%) Support Analyst
7 85 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
8 60 (7.30%) 1st Line Support
9 59 (7.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 41 (4.99%) 3rd Line Support
10 41 (4.99%) IT Support
11 40 (4.87%) Desktop Analyst
12 34 (4.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 28 (3.41%) Technical Support
13 28 (3.41%) Help Desk Analyst
14 27 (3.28%) Help Desk Support
14 27 (3.28%) Applications Support
14 27 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 19 (2.31%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.89%) Application Packaging
2 30 (3.65%) .NET
3 12 (1.46%) HTML
3 12 (1.46%) Web Services
4 10 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.09%) XML
5 9 (1.09%) WSH
6 6 (0.73%) WCF
6 6 (0.73%) Rendezvous
6 6 (0.73%) Middleware
7 5 (0.61%) XMPP
7 5 (0.61%) J2EE
8 4 (0.49%) JSP
8 4 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.36%) HTML5
9 3 (0.36%) MyBatis
9 3 (0.36%) SOAP
9 3 (0.36%) Struts
9 3 (0.36%) WSDL
9 3 (0.36%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 163 (19.83%) Blackberry
2 66 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.41%) iPhone
4 21 (2.55%) iPad
5 19 (2.31%) Hedge funds
6 13 (1.58%) Client/Server
6 13 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.46%) Thin Client
7 12 (1.46%) Fat Client
7 12 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (1.34%) NHS
8 11 (1.34%) Handset
9 10 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.09%) PDA
11 7 (0.85%) Statistics
12 6 (0.73%) Replication
13 5 (0.61%) Market Risk
14 4 (0.49%) Derivative
14 4 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 822 (100.00%) Windows
2 497 (60.46%) Windows 7
3 193 (23.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 171 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (7.91%) Windows Vista
6 64 (7.79%) Windows 8
7 52 (6.33%) Windows 2000
8 46 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (4.99%) Linux
10 36 (4.38%) Android
11 35 (4.26%) Apple iOS
12 30 (3.65%) UNIX
13 28 (3.41%) Mac OS X
14 16 (1.95%) Mac OS
15 13 (1.58%) Solaris
16 11 (1.34%) Windows NT
17 7 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 3 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
20 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (24.09%) ITIL
2 75 (9.12%) Migration
3 43 (5.23%) Service Delivery
4 39 (4.74%) Service Management
5 38 (4.62%) Incident Management
6 34 (4.14%) Document Management
7 25 (3.04%) Time Management
8 23 (2.80%) E-Commerce
9 18 (2.19%) Test Scripting
10 16 (1.95%) Asset Management
10 16 (1.95%) Project Management
11 15 (1.82%) Risk Management
11 15 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (1.70%) Change Management
13 11 (1.34%) ITIL V3
14 10 (1.22%) Load Balancing
14 10 (1.22%) CRM
14 10 (1.22%) ITSM
15 9 (1.09%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (1.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (10.10%) SQL
2 25 (3.04%) Perl
3 22 (2.68%) VB
4 19 (2.31%) C#
5 16 (1.95%) JavaScript
6 13 (1.58%) VBScript
6 13 (1.58%) VBA
7 9 (1.09%) Python
8 8 (0.97%) C++
8 8 (0.97%) Java
8 8 (0.97%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.73%) C
9 6 (0.73%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.36%) PHP
13 2 (0.24%) Korn
14 1 (0.12%) VB6
14 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 31 (3.77%) MCSE
5 24 (2.92%) MCITP
6 22 (2.68%) MCP
7 19 (2.31%) A+ Certification
8 13 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 12 (1.46%) Degree
9 12 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.46%) MOS
10 10 (1.22%) MCSA
11 9 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.09%) CCNA
12 8 (0.97%) MCTS
13 5 (0.61%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.49%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.49%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.45%) SLA
2 3 (0.36%) QA
2 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 443 (53.89%) Active Directory
2 78 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (4.62%) XenApp
4 37 (4.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 36 (4.38%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.70%) XenDesktop
7 13 (1.58%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.97%) vSphere
9 7 (0.85%) XenServer
9 7 (0.85%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.73%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.61%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.49%) Nmap
12 4 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.49%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.36%) Xen
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.12%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 91 (11.07%) SCCM
2 28 (3.41%) Backup Exec
3 14 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 14 (1.70%) ARCserve
4 13 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (1.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 10 (1.22%) DameWare
7 6 (0.73%) OVSD
7 6 (0.73%) OpenView
7 6 (0.73%) WSUS
8 5 (0.61%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.61%) SCOM
9 4 (0.49%) Nessus
9 4 (0.49%) ZENworks
9 4 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 350 (42.58%) Microsoft
2 173 (21.05%) Citrix
3 106 (12.90%) VMware
4 98 (11.92%) Cisco
5 73 (8.88%) Lotus
6 55 (6.69%) HP
7 47 (5.72%) Symantec
8 41 (4.99%) Remedy
9 39 (4.74%) Apple
10 32 (3.89%) Dell
11 28 (3.41%) Oracle
12 21 (2.55%) Altiris
12 21 (2.55%) Bloomberg
13 17 (2.07%) ServiceNow
13 17 (2.07%) IBM
14 14 (1.70%) Adobe
14 14 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (1.58%) CheckPoint
15 13 (1.58%) AppSense
16 12 (1.46%) McAfee
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per day
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Rate: £220 - £300 per day
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Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
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