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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 336 244 129
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -115
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 107 180 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.79% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 3.66% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 93 215
Median daily rate £175 £150 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £105 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £348 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 41 84
Median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.37 £20.00 £22.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -4.64%
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
4829 4918 5028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.04% 21.61% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3454 3291 3405
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £183 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 187 234
Median hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -14 9 £138 -12.69% 1
Chiswick - 3 - -
Chessington +4 1 - -
Wembley +4 1 - -
Northwood 0 1 - -
Southall -3 1 - -
Croydon -14 1 - -
Grays - 1 £150 - 1
Hounslow - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 242 (100.00%) Windows
2 129 (53.31%) Windows 7
3 125 (51.65%) MS Office
4 115 (47.52%) Active Directory
5 110 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 63 (26.03%) ITIL
7 59 (24.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 57 (23.55%) Blackberry
9 55 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (21.49%) Windows Server
10 52 (21.49%) Citrix
11 49 (20.25%) MS Exchange
12 48 (19.83%) Finance
13 47 (19.42%) TCP/IP
14 36 (14.88%) LAN
15 34 (14.05%) Banking
16 33 (13.64%) MS Excel
17 30 (12.40%) WAN
18 29 (11.98%) Bloomberg
19 28 (11.57%) Reuters
19 28 (11.57%) SLA
20 25 (10.33%) Windows 8
21 23 (9.50%) DNS
21 23 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
22 22 (9.09%) Law
23 21 (8.68%) VMware
23 21 (8.68%) Lotus
23 21 (8.68%) Mac OS X
23 21 (8.68%) IBM Notes
24 20 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010

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 49 (20.25%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.68%) IBM Notes
3 20 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (4.13%) Skype for Business
8 8 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.65%) IIS
10 3 (1.24%) Apache
10 3 (1.24%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.83%) JBoss
11 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.41%) CMS
12 1 (0.41%) Confluence
12 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 125 (51.65%) MS Office
2 33 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.65%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (4.13%) Eikon
2 2 (0.83%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.85%) Office 365
2 4 (1.65%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (19.42%) TCP/IP
2 36 (14.88%) LAN
3 30 (12.40%) WAN
4 23 (9.50%) DNS
5 17 (7.02%) Wireless
6 15 (6.20%) VPN
7 13 (5.37%) DHCP
8 11 (4.55%) Firewall
9 10 (4.13%) Internet
9 10 (4.13%) SNMP
10 9 (3.72%) VoIP
11 8 (3.31%) SAN
12 5 (2.07%) 3G
12 5 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.65%) FTP
14 3 (1.24%) Network Security
15 2 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (0.83%) IP Telephony
15 2 (0.83%) iSCSI
15 2 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.41%) Big Data
5 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.41%) HBase
5 1 (0.41%) Impala
5 1 (0.41%) QlikView
5 1 (0.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) JIRA
1 2 (0.83%) MSI
2 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.41%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.41%) JMeter
2 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.41%) NeoLoad
2 1 (0.41%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.41%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (19.83%) Finance
2 34 (14.05%) Banking
3 22 (9.09%) Law
4 19 (7.85%) Legal
5 18 (7.44%) Retail
6 13 (5.37%) Telecoms
7 10 (4.13%) Front Office
8 9 (3.72%) Investment Banking
8 9 (3.72%) Retail Banking
9 7 (2.89%) Back Office
10 5 (2.07%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.83%) Billing
11 2 (0.83%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.41%) Games
12 1 (0.41%) German Language
12 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 84 (34.71%) Analyst
2 52 (21.49%) Desktop Support
3 49 (20.25%) Support Engineer
4 47 (19.42%) Support Analyst
5 40 (16.53%) Service Analyst
5 40 (16.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 31 (12.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 30 (12.40%) Service Desk Support
8 29 (11.98%) Desktop Engineer
9 24 (9.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 20 (8.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 19 (7.85%) 1st Line Support
12 18 (7.44%) IT Support
13 17 (7.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 16 (6.61%) Deskside Support
14 16 (6.61%) Desktop Analyst
14 16 (6.61%) Service Desk Engineer
15 15 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 14 (5.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
16 14 (5.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.83%) Middleware
1 2 (0.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.41%) CSS
2 1 (0.41%) HTML
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 57 (23.55%) Blackberry
2 14 (5.79%) iPad
2 14 (5.79%) iPhone
3 11 (4.55%) NHS
3 11 (4.55%) PDA
4 10 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.07%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.65%) BBC
8 4 (1.65%) EPoS
8 4 (1.65%) iDTV
9 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.24%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.83%) BYOD
10 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.83%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 242 (100.00%) Windows
2 129 (53.31%) Windows 7
3 59 (24.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 55 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (21.49%) Windows Server
6 25 (10.33%) Windows 8
7 21 (8.68%) Mac OS X
8 18 (7.44%) Linux
9 15 (6.20%) Windows Vista
10 10 (4.13%) Android
10 10 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (3.72%) Windows 2000
12 8 (3.31%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.65%) Windows NT
14 3 (1.24%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.24%) Unix
14 3 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.03%) ITIL
2 18 (7.44%) Problem Management
3 16 (6.61%) Service Management
4 15 (6.20%) Migration
4 15 (6.20%) Project Management
4 15 (6.20%) Service Delivery
5 12 (4.96%) Change Management
6 11 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 11 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (3.72%) Change Control
8 8 (3.31%) PRINCE2
9 7 (2.89%) Coaching
9 7 (2.89%) Configuration Management
9 7 (2.89%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.89%) Time Management
10 6 (2.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (2.48%) PRINCE
11 5 (2.07%) Business Continuity
11 5 (2.07%) CRM
11 5 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.55%) Java
2 10 (4.13%) SQL
3 4 (1.65%) Python
4 3 (1.24%) C
4 3 (1.24%) Perl
4 3 (1.24%) Ruby
5 2 (0.83%) PHP
6 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.13%) MCP
3 10 (4.13%) MCSE
4 8 (3.31%) Degree
4 8 (3.31%) MCSA
5 7 (2.89%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.65%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.24%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.24%) MCDST
7 3 (1.24%) MOS
8 2 (0.83%) MCITP
9 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.41%) CCNA
9 1 (0.41%) CCNP
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.41%) HND
9 1 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.57%) SLA
2 3 (1.24%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 115 (47.52%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.13%) KVM
4 6 (2.48%) StorNext
4 6 (2.48%) Xsan
5 5 (2.07%) XenApp
6 4 (1.65%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.24%) Docker
7 3 (1.24%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.24%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.24%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.83%) NFS
8 2 (0.83%) vSphere
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.41%) HDFS
9 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.41%) Samba
9 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (7.44%) SCCM
2 10 (4.13%) Nagios
2 10 (4.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.07%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.24%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.24%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.83%) DameWare
5 2 (0.83%) WSUS
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.41%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.41%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.41%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.41%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 110 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 52 (21.49%) Citrix
3 29 (11.98%) Bloomberg
4 28 (11.57%) Reuters
5 21 (8.68%) Lotus
5 21 (8.68%) VMware
6 17 (7.02%) Cisco
7 16 (6.61%) Apple
8 15 (6.20%) iManage
9 14 (5.79%) HP
10 11 (4.55%) Symantec
11 9 (3.72%) Adobe
12 6 (2.48%) Autodesk
12 6 (2.48%) Avaya
12 6 (2.48%) Dell
12 6 (2.48%) Remedy
12 6 (2.48%) Sony
13 5 (2.07%) arcserve
14 4 (1.65%) IBM
14 4 (1.65%) Oracle
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