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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 360 267 128
Rank change year-on-year
-93 -139
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 81 171 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.74% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.71% 3.44% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 76 237
Median daily rate £160 £160 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £110 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £469 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £200 £175
% change year-on-year
+27.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 65
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.54 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £21.32 £23.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.89% +6.25%
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
4726 4978 5513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.64% 21.58% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3252 3409 3703
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 152 242
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.95 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% +9.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £34.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -2 17 £161 -21.34%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £120 -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (50.60%) Active Directory
3 83 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 80 (48.19%) MS Office
5 73 (43.98%) Windows 7
6 48 (28.92%) Windows Server
7 47 (28.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 46 (27.71%) Citrix
9 42 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (23.49%) ITIL
11 35 (21.08%) Blackberry
12 31 (18.67%) MS Exchange
12 31 (18.67%) Windows 8
13 26 (15.66%) Finance
14 25 (15.06%) MS Excel
15 23 (13.86%) SCCM
16 22 (13.25%) Office 365
16 22 (13.25%) Windows 10
17 20 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (12.05%) Linux
17 20 (12.05%) Banking
18 19 (11.45%) Mac OS X
18 19 (11.45%) Apple
19 18 (10.84%) HP
20 16 (9.64%) PowerShell
21 15 (9.04%) Security Cleared
21 15 (9.04%) Lotus
21 15 (9.04%) IBM Notes
21 15 (9.04%) TCP/IP
21 15 (9.04%) Migration

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 31 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.04%) IBM Notes
3 12 (7.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (6.02%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.82%) Skype for Business
6 7 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.60%) Apache
9 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.60%) CMS
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.60%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.60%) IIS
9 1 (0.60%) JBoss
9 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.60%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 80 (48.19%) MS Office
2 25 (15.06%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (2.41%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Eikon
2 1 (0.60%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.25%) Office 365
2 4 (2.41%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.20%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.20%) Yammer
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.60%) Heroku
5 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.04%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.83%) LAN
3 12 (7.23%) Firewall
4 11 (6.63%) DHCP
4 11 (6.63%) WAN
5 10 (6.02%) DNS
5 10 (6.02%) VPN
6 8 (4.82%) SNMP
7 6 (3.61%) Internet
7 6 (3.61%) Skype
8 5 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (3.01%) VoIP
9 4 (2.41%) Extranet
9 4 (2.41%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.81%) FTP
10 3 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.20%) SAN
11 2 (1.20%) Wireless
12 1 (0.60%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.20%) DTS
3 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.20%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MSI
2 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (15.66%) Finance
2 20 (12.05%) Banking
3 14 (8.43%) Law
4 9 (5.42%) Retail
5 7 (4.22%) Legal
5 7 (4.22%) Retail Banking
5 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.81%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.20%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Front Office
8 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (28.92%) Analyst
2 40 (24.10%) Desktop Support
3 36 (21.69%) Support Engineer
4 27 (16.27%) Service Analyst
4 27 (16.27%) Service Desk Analyst
5 26 (15.66%) Service Desk Support
6 25 (15.06%) Desktop Engineer
7 24 (14.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 23 (13.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 22 (13.25%) Support Analyst
10 16 (9.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 15 (9.04%) 1st Line Support
11 15 (9.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 15 (9.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (9.04%) Service Desk Support Analyst
12 13 (7.83%) IT Support
13 12 (7.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
14 11 (6.63%) Help Desk Support
14 11 (6.63%) Service Desk Engineer
14 11 (6.63%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.60%) CSS
2 1 (0.60%) HTML
2 1 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.08%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.23%) iPad
3 11 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.02%) iPhone
5 6 (3.61%) Device Driver
6 5 (3.01%) Cloud Native
6 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.41%) NHS
7 4 (2.41%) Replication
8 3 (1.81%) BBC
8 3 (1.81%) CMDB
8 3 (1.81%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.81%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.81%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.81%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.20%) BYOD
9 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.20%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 166 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (43.98%) Windows 7
3 48 (28.92%) Windows Server
4 47 (28.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (18.67%) Windows 8
7 22 (13.25%) Windows 10
8 20 (12.05%) Linux
9 19 (11.45%) Mac OS X
10 14 (8.43%) Windows Vista
11 13 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (5.42%) Android
13 8 (4.82%) Apple iOS
14 6 (3.61%) Windows 2000
15 5 (3.01%) Ubuntu
15 5 (3.01%) Unix
16 4 (2.41%) Mac OS
16 4 (2.41%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (2.41%) Windows Phone
16 4 (2.41%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.49%) ITIL
2 15 (9.04%) Migration
3 10 (6.02%) Asset Management
4 9 (5.42%) Service Management
5 8 (4.82%) Configuration Management
5 8 (4.82%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (4.82%) Patch Management
5 8 (4.82%) Software Distribution
6 7 (4.22%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (4.22%) Problem Management
6 7 (4.22%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.61%) Change Control
7 6 (3.61%) Coaching
7 6 (3.61%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (3.01%) Document Management
8 5 (3.01%) ITIL V3
8 5 (3.01%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (3.01%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.61%) Bash Shell
2 6 (3.61%) Python
3 5 (3.01%) Java
3 5 (3.01%) SQL
4 3 (1.81%) VB
4 3 (1.81%) VBScript
5 2 (1.20%) C
5 2 (1.20%) Delphi
5 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.20%) Pascal
5 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.20%) VBA
6 1 (0.60%) Go
6 1 (0.60%) PHP
6 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.04%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.63%) Degree
4 10 (6.02%) MCP
4 10 (6.02%) MCSE
5 7 (4.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.61%) MCTS
7 4 (2.41%) ACMT
7 4 (2.41%) CCA
7 4 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.41%) DBS Check
7 4 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.41%) MCDST
7 4 (2.41%) MCITP
8 2 (1.20%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.60%) MCSA
9 1 (0.60%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 84 (50.60%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.43%) XenApp
3 12 (7.23%) XenDesktop
4 8 (4.82%) KVM
5 6 (3.61%) BitLocker
5 6 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.61%) vSphere
5 6 (3.61%) Xen
6 5 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.01%) StorNext
6 5 (3.01%) Xsan
7 4 (2.41%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.41%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.81%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.60%) NFS
9 1 (0.60%) Samba
9 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (13.86%) SCCM
2 8 (4.82%) Nagios
2 8 (4.82%) WSUS
3 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.41%) Casper Suite
4 4 (2.41%) SCOrch
4 4 (2.41%) Simpana
5 3 (1.81%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.81%) DameWare
6 2 (1.20%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.60%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.60%) vMotion
Vendors
1 83 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (27.71%) Citrix
3 19 (11.45%) Apple
4 18 (10.84%) HP
5 15 (9.04%) Lotus
6 14 (8.43%) Cisco
6 14 (8.43%) VMware
7 13 (7.83%) Dell
8 12 (7.23%) Bloomberg
9 11 (6.63%) Reuters
10 9 (5.42%) iManage
11 7 (4.22%) Remedy
12 6 (3.61%) Avaya
12 6 (3.61%) Google
12 6 (3.61%) Symantec
13 5 (3.01%) Adobe
13 5 (3.01%) AppSense
13 5 (3.01%) Autodesk
13 5 (3.01%) Sony
14 4 (2.41%) NetApp
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