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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 362 270 138
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -132
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 69 169 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.75% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.55% 3.55% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 76 204
Median daily rate £175 £163 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £116 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £285 £197
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +45.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 68
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.33 £40.50 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £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
4445 4767 5443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.61% 21.03% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3089 3227 3841
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 162 221
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 -16 9 £160 +12.28% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £120 -
Wembley +5 1 £160 -
Croydon -18 1 - -
Grays - 1 - -
Southall - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £120 -
Bromley - 1 £240 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (54.67%) Active Directory
3 75 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 68 (45.33%) Windows 7
5 62 (41.33%) MS Office
6 43 (28.67%) Blackberry
7 37 (24.67%) Windows Server
8 35 (23.33%) Citrix
9 33 (22.00%) Finance
10 31 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (20.67%) Windows 10
11 29 (19.33%) Windows 8
11 29 (19.33%) Banking
12 28 (18.67%) ITIL
12 28 (18.67%) MS Excel
12 28 (18.67%) Office 365
13 25 (16.67%) iPad
14 23 (15.33%) MS Exchange
14 23 (15.33%) Migration
14 23 (15.33%) SCCM
15 21 (14.00%) IBM Notes
15 21 (14.00%) Lotus
16 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (12.67%) Bloomberg
18 17 (11.33%) iPhone
18 17 (11.33%) Apple
18 17 (11.33%) SQL Server
19 16 (10.67%) HP
19 16 (10.67%) Reuters
20 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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 23 (15.33%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.00%) IBM Notes
3 8 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.67%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 62 (41.33%) MS Office
2 28 (18.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (8.67%) Eikon
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.67%) Office 365
2 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.00%) G Suite
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.67%) Heroku
4 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.67%) VPN
2 12 (8.00%) Firewall
3 10 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.00%) LAN
5 6 (4.00%) WAN
6 5 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (3.33%) DHCP
6 5 (3.33%) Internet
6 5 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (3.33%) VoIP
7 4 (2.67%) DNS
7 4 (2.67%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.67%) Skype
8 3 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.00%) Wireless
9 1 (0.67%) Ethereal
9 1 (0.67%) Frame Relay
9 1 (0.67%) IPsec
9 1 (0.67%) WiMAX
9 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.33%) MS Access
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.33%) DTS
5 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.33%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 33 (22.00%) Finance
2 29 (19.33%) Banking
3 14 (9.33%) Retail
4 13 (8.67%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.33%) Law
5 5 (3.33%) Legal
5 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.33%) Advertising
7 2 (1.33%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.33%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Front Office
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.67%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (31.33%) Support Engineer
2 41 (27.33%) Desktop Support
3 34 (22.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 32 (21.33%) Analyst
4 32 (21.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 27 (18.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (16.00%) Service Desk Support
7 21 (14.00%) Service Analyst
7 21 (14.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (12.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 17 (11.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (10.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 16 (10.67%) IT Support
10 16 (10.67%) Service Desk Engineer
11 15 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 14 (9.33%) Windows Engineer
13 13 (8.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
14 12 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
14 12 (8.00%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (28.67%) Blackberry
2 25 (16.67%) iPad
3 17 (11.33%) iPhone
4 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.33%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.67%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.67%) NHS
7 4 (2.67%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.00%) CMDB
8 3 (2.00%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.33%) Replication
9 2 (1.33%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.67%) BYOD
10 1 (0.67%) EPoS
10 1 (0.67%) Equities
10 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 150 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (45.33%) Windows 7
3 37 (24.67%) Windows Server
4 31 (20.67%) Windows 10
4 31 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (19.33%) Windows 8
6 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (8.67%) Mac OS X
7 13 (8.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (6.67%) Android
9 9 (6.00%) Linux
10 8 (5.33%) Mac OS
11 7 (4.67%) Apple iOS
11 7 (4.67%) Windows 2000
12 5 (3.33%) Windows Vista
13 4 (2.67%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.67%) Unix
13 4 (2.67%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (2.67%) Windows Phone
13 4 (2.67%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.67%) ITIL
2 23 (15.33%) Migration
3 11 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.67%) Coaching
5 8 (5.33%) Incident Management
5 8 (5.33%) Patch Management
5 8 (5.33%) Software Distribution
6 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (4.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (3.33%) Application Rationalisation
8 5 (3.33%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.33%) Open Source
8 5 (3.33%) Process Improvement
8 5 (3.33%) Service Management
8 5 (3.33%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (3.33%) Use Case
9 4 (2.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.67%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.00%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (2.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.33%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.00%) VB
3 7 (4.67%) VBA
4 6 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.00%) Python
4 6 (4.00%) SQL
4 6 (4.00%) VB6
5 5 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.67%) Java
7 3 (2.00%) VBScript
8 2 (1.33%) C
8 2 (1.33%) Delphi
8 2 (1.33%) Pascal
8 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.67%) C#
9 1 (0.67%) Go
9 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.33%) Degree
3 6 (4.00%) MCP
3 6 (4.00%) MCSE
3 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.33%) MCTS
5 4 (2.67%) ACMT
5 4 (2.67%) CCA
5 4 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (2.67%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.00%) MCITP
7 2 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) MCSA
8 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.67%) MCDST
8 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 82 (54.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (6.67%) XenApp
2 10 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 6 (4.00%) BitLocker
3 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.00%) Xen
4 5 (3.33%) vSphere
5 4 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.67%) Samba
7 1 (0.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 23 (15.33%) SCCM
2 8 (5.33%) WSUS
3 5 (3.33%) Casper Suite
3 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.67%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.67%) SCOrch
4 4 (2.67%) Simpana
5 3 (2.00%) DameWare
6 2 (1.33%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.67%) Cacti
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.67%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 75 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.33%) Citrix
3 21 (14.00%) Lotus
4 19 (12.67%) Bloomberg
5 17 (11.33%) Apple
6 16 (10.67%) HP
6 16 (10.67%) Reuters
7 15 (10.00%) Dell
8 13 (8.67%) VMware
9 10 (6.67%) Cisco
10 8 (5.33%) Google
11 6 (4.00%) Symantec
12 5 (3.33%) Infoblox
12 5 (3.33%) LANDesk
12 5 (3.33%) Remedy
12 5 (3.33%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.67%) AppSense
13 4 (2.67%) Avaya
13 4 (2.67%) Lumension
13 4 (2.67%) NetApp
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