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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 253 126 88
Rank change year-on-year
-127 -38
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 161 421 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 1.78% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.33% 8.48% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 218 260
Average daily rate
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£155 £190 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 83 91
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.87 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% -6.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.85 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.95
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +0.35%
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
4839 4966 4508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.73% 21.01% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3242 3352 2952
Average daily rate £408 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 224 234
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 -29 54 £145 -23.68% 9
Croydon -5 4 £160 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £143 -
Docklands, London -2 1 - -
Twickenham -8 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £95 - 1
Ealing - 1 £110 -
Hillingdon - 1 £135 -
Northwood - 1 £160 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 422 (100.00%) Windows
2 255 (60.43%) Windows 7
3 224 (53.08%) Active Directory
4 209 (49.53%) MS Office
5 191 (45.26%) Microsoft
6 113 (26.78%) MS Exchange
7 111 (26.30%) Blackberry
8 105 (24.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 101 (23.93%) MS Excel
10 100 (23.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 96 (22.75%) Citrix
12 93 (22.04%) Finance
13 72 (17.06%) ITIL
14 68 (16.11%) Banking
15 59 (13.98%) VMware
16 58 (13.74%) TCP/IP
17 51 (12.09%) DNS
18 49 (11.61%) Windows 8
19 47 (11.14%) Cisco
20 45 (10.66%) Apple
20 45 (10.66%) Windows Vista
21 43 (10.19%) SCCM
22 41 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
23 40 (9.48%) iPhone
24 39 (9.24%) SLA
24 39 (9.24%) DHCP
24 39 (9.24%) Migration
25 36 (8.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
25 36 (8.53%) VPN
25 36 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 113 (26.78%) MS Exchange
2 41 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (8.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 34 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 29 (6.87%) IBM Notes
6 21 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (3.32%) SharePoint
7 14 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (3.08%) Lync
8 13 (3.08%) WorkSite
9 7 (1.66%) IIS
10 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.24%) Confluence
11 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 209 (49.53%) MS Office
2 101 (23.93%) MS Excel
3 23 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.71%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.66%) assyst
3 5 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.95%) Eikon
5 3 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.47%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.66%) Office 365
2 3 (0.71%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.47%) IaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (13.74%) TCP/IP
2 51 (12.09%) DNS
3 39 (9.24%) DHCP
4 36 (8.53%) VPN
5 34 (8.06%) LAN
6 30 (7.11%) WAN
7 21 (4.98%) Firewall
8 20 (4.74%) Internet
9 16 (3.79%) VoIP
9 16 (3.79%) VLAN
10 12 (2.84%) Wireless
11 11 (2.61%) OSPF
12 10 (2.37%) IP Telephony
13 7 (1.66%) Cisco ICM
13 7 (1.66%) FTP
13 7 (1.66%) RIP
13 7 (1.66%) EIGRP
13 7 (1.66%) IGRP
13 7 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 15 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (3.55%) MS Access
5 9 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.47%) MySQL
8 2 (0.47%) EDMS
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.24%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.24%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) MSI
1 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) Subversion
2 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.24%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.24%) Toad
2 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 93 (22.04%) Finance
2 68 (16.11%) Banking
3 30 (7.11%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.98%) Law
5 20 (4.74%) Retail
6 18 (4.27%) Legal
7 15 (3.55%) Investment Banking
8 14 (3.32%) Billing
9 12 (2.84%) Financial Institution
10 11 (2.61%) Spanish Language
11 8 (1.90%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.18%) Back Office
13 4 (0.95%) Games
13 4 (0.95%) Advertising
13 4 (0.95%) Marketing
14 3 (0.71%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.71%) Publishing
14 3 (0.71%) Front Office
15 2 (0.47%) Local Government
15 2 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (27.49%) Desktop Support
2 115 (27.25%) Analyst
3 101 (23.93%) Support Engineer
4 73 (17.30%) Desktop Engineer
5 59 (13.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 59 (13.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 56 (13.27%) Support Analyst
7 50 (11.85%) Service Analyst
7 50 (11.85%) Service Desk Analyst
8 37 (8.77%) 1st Line Support
9 30 (7.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 25 (5.92%) Desktop Analyst
11 23 (5.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 21 (4.98%) IT Support
13 14 (3.32%) Applications Support
14 13 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (2.84%) Consultant
15 12 (2.84%) Deskside Support
16 11 (2.61%) Network Engineer
17 10 (2.37%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.21%) .NET
2 10 (2.37%) Web Services
3 7 (1.66%) WCF
4 4 (0.95%) XML
5 3 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.47%) LINQ
6 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.47%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.24%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.24%) jQuery
7 1 (0.24%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.24%) WPF
7 1 (0.24%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.24%) Ajax
7 1 (0.24%) SignalR
7 1 (0.24%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 111 (26.30%) Blackberry
2 40 (9.48%) iPhone
3 33 (7.82%) iPad
4 25 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.55%) IVR
6 13 (3.08%) NHS
6 13 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.61%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.61%) Thin Client
8 10 (2.37%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.66%) Handset
10 5 (1.18%) PDA
11 4 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.95%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.95%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.71%) Eurex
12 3 (0.71%) EPoS
12 3 (0.71%) Clustering
13 2 (0.47%) SecurID
13 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 422 (100.00%) Windows
2 255 (60.43%) Windows 7
3 105 (24.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (23.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (11.61%) Windows 8
6 45 (10.66%) Windows Vista
7 36 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (7.35%) Mac OS X
9 19 (4.50%) Windows 2000
10 14 (3.32%) Android
11 12 (2.84%) Apple iOS
12 11 (2.61%) Mac OS
12 11 (2.61%) UNIX
13 10 (2.37%) Linux
14 8 (1.90%) Mac OS X Server
15 5 (1.18%) Solaris
16 4 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.71%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (17.06%) ITIL
2 39 (9.24%) Migration
3 19 (4.50%) CRM
4 16 (3.79%) Incident Management
5 12 (2.84%) Time Management
6 11 (2.61%) Service Delivery
7 10 (2.37%) Project Management
7 10 (2.37%) Document Management
8 9 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (1.90%) Software Deployment
10 6 (1.42%) Service Management
10 6 (1.42%) Change Management
10 6 (1.42%) Asset Management
10 6 (1.42%) Problem Management
11 5 (1.18%) Coaching
12 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2
12 4 (0.95%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (0.95%) Software Distribution
12 4 (0.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (0.95%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.87%) SQL
2 17 (4.03%) C#
3 15 (3.55%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.61%) PowerShell
4 11 (2.61%) Java
5 10 (2.37%) VBA
6 7 (1.66%) Perl
7 6 (1.42%) VBScript
7 6 (1.42%) VB
8 4 (0.95%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.95%) VB6
9 3 (0.71%) C
9 3 (0.71%) Python
10 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.24%) PHP
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.27%) MCSE
5 9 (2.13%) MCSA
5 9 (2.13%) MCP
6 7 (1.66%) MCITP
6 7 (1.66%) MOS
7 6 (1.42%) Degree
8 5 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.95%) MCDST
9 4 (0.95%) MCTS
10 3 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.71%) CCNA
11 2 (0.47%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.47%) ISEB
11 2 (0.47%) VCP5
11 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.24%) SLA
2 12 (2.84%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) COBIT
3 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 224 (53.08%) Active Directory
2 34 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.08%) XenApp
4 11 (2.61%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.66%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.66%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.18%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.95%) vSphere
8 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.47%) NDS
8 2 (0.47%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.47%) Xen
9 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.24%) XenServer
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (10.19%) SCCM
2 8 (1.90%) Backup Exec
2 8 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (1.66%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.18%) SCOM
4 5 (1.18%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.95%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.71%) DameWare
7 2 (0.47%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.47%) WSUS
8 1 (0.24%) WMI
8 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.24%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 191 (45.26%) Microsoft
2 96 (22.75%) Citrix
3 59 (13.98%) VMware
4 47 (11.14%) Cisco
5 45 (10.66%) Apple
6 29 (6.87%) Lotus
7 25 (5.92%) Bloomberg
8 20 (4.74%) Reuters
9 18 (4.27%) HP
10 13 (3.08%) Symantec
10 13 (3.08%) Remedy
11 12 (2.84%) Oracle
12 11 (2.61%) Altiris
12 11 (2.61%) NetApp
13 8 (1.90%) McAfee
13 8 (1.90%) Avaya
14 7 (1.66%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.18%) Adobe
15 5 (1.18%) Dell
16 4 (0.95%) BMC
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £100 - £150 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Unspecified - £Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: circ £170 - £190 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Haymarket Media Group
Rate: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £17 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 17 days ago