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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 224 131 106
Rank change year-on-year
-93 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 195 383 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 1.62% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.90% 7.13% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 206 243
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£151 £180 £204
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £111 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £413 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £215
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 62 106
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.53 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.32 £21.39 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -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
5005 5375 5291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.26% 22.79% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3408 3552 3449
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £181 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 236 253
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -41 42 £205 +10.81% 7
Northwood - 3 - -
Teddington - 3 - -
Hammersmith -6 2 £288 +10.57%
Welling - 2 £110 -
Woodford Green - 2 £148 -
Bromley -6 1 - -
Canary Wharf -15 1 £130 -76.57%
Greenwich - 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £153 -
Southall - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £155 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 369 (100.00%) Windows
2 217 (58.81%) Active Directory
3 216 (58.54%) Windows 7
4 168 (45.53%) MS Office
5 166 (44.99%) Microsoft
6 84 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 81 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (21.95%) ITIL
8 80 (21.68%) MS Exchange
9 77 (20.87%) Blackberry
10 73 (19.78%) Citrix
10 73 (19.78%) MS Excel
11 60 (16.26%) Finance
12 52 (14.09%) VMware
13 49 (13.28%) TCP/IP
14 43 (11.65%) Windows 8
15 42 (11.38%) SLA
16 41 (11.11%) LAN
17 39 (10.57%) DNS
18 36 (9.76%) Migration
19 35 (9.49%) Cisco
19 35 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
19 35 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
20 34 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
20 34 (9.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 34 (9.21%) SQL
20 34 (9.21%) Law
21 33 (8.94%) Apple
21 33 (8.94%) iPhone
21 33 (8.94%) SCCM

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 80 (21.68%) MS Exchange
2 35 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (9.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (4.61%) WorkSite
4 17 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (2.98%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.44%) Lync
8 8 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.90%) IIS
10 5 (1.36%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.36%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.81%) Apache
11 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 168 (45.53%) MS Office
2 73 (19.78%) MS Excel
3 19 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.81%) 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 3 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.54%) assyst
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.27%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.07%) Office 365
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.54%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.28%) TCP/IP
2 41 (11.11%) LAN
3 39 (10.57%) DNS
4 31 (8.40%) WAN
5 28 (7.59%) DHCP
6 19 (5.15%) VPN
7 17 (4.61%) Firewall
8 13 (3.52%) VoIP
9 11 (2.98%) VLAN
9 11 (2.98%) Network Security
10 9 (2.44%) IP Telephony
10 9 (2.44%) LDAP
10 9 (2.44%) SAN
10 9 (2.44%) Internet
11 8 (2.17%) Cisco IPT
12 7 (1.90%) Cisco ICM
12 7 (1.90%) RIP
12 7 (1.90%) OSPF
12 7 (1.90%) EIGRP
12 7 (1.90%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.08%) DB2
3 3 (0.81%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.54%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (0.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (0.54%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (0.54%) Big Data
4 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.27%) MySQL
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Subversion
2 3 (0.81%) JIRA
2 3 (0.81%) Toad
2 3 (0.81%) Introscope
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 60 (16.26%) Finance
2 34 (9.21%) Law
3 31 (8.40%) Banking
4 24 (6.50%) Legal
5 17 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.17%) Retail
6 8 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.17%) French Language
7 6 (1.63%) German Language
7 6 (1.63%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.63%) Front Office
7 6 (1.63%) Advertising
8 5 (1.36%) Back Office
9 4 (1.08%) Publishing
10 3 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Marketing
11 2 (0.54%) Local Government
12 1 (0.27%) Swedish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 121 (32.79%) Analyst
2 109 (29.54%) Desktop Support
3 88 (23.85%) Support Engineer
4 79 (21.41%) Support Analyst
5 62 (16.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 60 (16.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 52 (14.09%) Service Desk Analyst
8 51 (13.82%) Service Analyst
9 46 (12.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 38 (10.30%) 1st Line Support
11 27 (7.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 27 (7.32%) Desktop Analyst
11 27 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 17 (4.61%) IT Support
13 15 (4.07%) PC Support
14 11 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 10 (2.71%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 10 (2.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
15 10 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 9 (2.44%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.44%) .NET
2 5 (1.36%) LINQ
3 4 (1.08%) WCF
3 4 (1.08%) COM
4 3 (0.81%) Java EE
4 3 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.81%) Middleware
5 2 (0.54%) HTML
6 1 (0.27%) J2EE
6 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
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%) CSS
6 1 (0.27%) SOAP
6 1 (0.27%) Web Services
6 1 (0.27%) XML
6 1 (0.27%) XSD
6 1 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 77 (20.87%) Blackberry
2 33 (8.94%) iPhone
3 25 (6.78%) iPad
3 25 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.79%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.52%) NHS
6 9 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.44%) PDA
7 8 (2.17%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.17%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.90%) IVR
8 7 (1.90%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.36%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.81%) VSAM
11 3 (0.81%) AS400
11 3 (0.81%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.81%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.54%) Handset
12 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 369 (100.00%) Windows
2 216 (58.54%) Windows 7
3 84 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (11.65%) Windows 8
6 34 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (8.67%) Mac OS X
8 24 (6.50%) Android
9 21 (5.69%) Windows Vista
10 18 (4.88%) UNIX
11 16 (4.34%) Linux
12 14 (3.79%) Windows 2000
13 8 (2.17%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.63%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.81%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.81%) OS/390
16 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (21.95%) ITIL
2 36 (9.76%) Migration
3 17 (4.61%) Incident Management
4 16 (4.34%) Project Management
5 11 (2.98%) Software Deployment
6 8 (2.17%) Software Distribution
6 8 (2.17%) Service Management
6 8 (2.17%) Change Management
7 7 (1.90%) Time Management
8 6 (1.63%) Problem Management
8 6 (1.63%) Service Delivery
8 6 (1.63%) Document Management
9 5 (1.36%) ITSM
9 5 (1.36%) CRM
9 5 (1.36%) ETL
9 5 (1.36%) Investment Management
10 4 (1.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (1.08%) Fund Management
10 4 (1.08%) Release Management
10 4 (1.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 34 (9.21%) SQL
2 11 (2.98%) Java
3 7 (1.90%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.36%) VBScript
5 4 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.81%) Perl
6 3 (0.81%) COBOL
6 3 (0.81%) Python
7 2 (0.54%) VB
7 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.27%) C#
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
8 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.27%) VBA
8 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.27%) XAML
8 1 (0.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.42%) MCSE
4 15 (4.07%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.25%) MCP
5 12 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.98%) CCNA
7 9 (2.44%) MCITP
8 7 (1.90%) Degree
8 7 (1.90%) MCSA
9 5 (1.36%) MCDST
10 4 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.54%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.54%) MCTS
12 2 (0.54%) MOS
12 2 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.27%) CISSP
13 1 (0.27%) CCNP
13 1 (0.27%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 217 (58.81%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.25%) XenApp
4 10 (2.71%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.90%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.36%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.36%) vSphere
6 5 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.08%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.81%) NDS
8 3 (0.81%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.54%) Xen
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (8.94%) SCCM
2 7 (1.90%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (1.63%) SCOM
4 5 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.36%) DameWare
4 5 (1.36%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.81%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.81%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.81%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.81%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.27%) WSUS
7 1 (0.27%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.27%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 166 (44.99%) Microsoft
2 73 (19.78%) Citrix
3 52 (14.09%) VMware
4 35 (9.49%) Cisco
5 33 (8.94%) Apple
6 22 (5.96%) Dell
7 18 (4.88%) HP
7 18 (4.88%) Bloomberg
8 14 (3.79%) Remedy
9 13 (3.52%) Oracle
9 13 (3.52%) Altiris
10 10 (2.71%) Reuters
11 7 (1.90%) Wyse
11 7 (1.90%) McAfee
12 6 (1.63%) Avaya
13 5 (1.36%) Lotus
13 5 (1.36%) LANDesk
14 4 (1.08%) F5
14 4 (1.08%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.08%) Symantec
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