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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 238 123 91
Rank change year-on-year
-115 -32
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 169 397 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 1.75% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 8.51% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 192 248
Average daily rate
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£160 £211 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.26% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £169 £170 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 83 91
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £11.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.81 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
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
4739 4666 4233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.96% 20.60% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3203 3096 2718
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 229 227
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 -35 54 £145 -24.47% 10
Croydon -2 6 £160 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames -1 3 £130 -52.72% 1
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - - 1
Barnet - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 478 (100.00%) Windows
2 276 (57.74%) Windows 7
3 262 (54.81%) Active Directory
4 228 (47.70%) MS Office
5 218 (45.61%) Microsoft
6 140 (29.29%) MS Exchange
7 129 (26.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 124 (25.94%) Blackberry
9 118 (24.69%) Citrix
10 114 (23.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 112 (23.43%) MS Excel
12 103 (21.55%) Finance
13 76 (15.90%) ITIL
14 73 (15.27%) VMware
14 73 (15.27%) Banking
15 65 (13.60%) TCP/IP
16 62 (12.97%) DNS
17 58 (12.13%) Windows 8
18 57 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2010
19 52 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2003
20 51 (10.67%) Cisco
21 48 (10.04%) Windows Server 2012
22 46 (9.62%) Windows Vista
23 45 (9.41%) SCCM
23 45 (9.41%) DHCP
23 45 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
24 44 (9.21%) Apple
25 43 (9.00%) Migration
25 43 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
26 42 (8.79%) iPhone

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 140 (29.29%) MS Exchange
2 57 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 39 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 34 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (6.69%) IBM Notes
7 15 (3.14%) SharePoint
7 15 (3.14%) Lync
8 14 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (2.51%) IIS
9 12 (2.51%) WorkSite
10 11 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
13 1 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.21%) Confluence
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.21%) Live Communications Server
13 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 228 (47.70%) MS Office
2 112 (23.43%) MS Excel
3 26 (5.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.21%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.46%) assyst
3 4 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.84%) Eikon
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.21%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.46%) Office 365
2 4 (0.84%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (13.60%) TCP/IP
2 62 (12.97%) DNS
3 45 (9.41%) DHCP
4 38 (7.95%) VPN
5 36 (7.53%) LAN
6 35 (7.32%) WAN
7 27 (5.65%) Firewall
8 21 (4.39%) Internet
9 17 (3.56%) VLAN
10 15 (3.14%) Wireless
11 14 (2.93%) VoIP
11 14 (2.93%) FTP
12 10 (2.09%) SAN
12 10 (2.09%) OSPF
13 9 (1.88%) HTTP
14 8 (1.67%) IP Telephony
15 7 (1.46%) MPLS
15 7 (1.46%) NetScaler
16 6 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (1.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (3.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 15 (3.14%) MS Access
5 14 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.63%) Crystal Enterprise
10 2 (0.42%) MySQL
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.42%) EDMS
11 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.21%) DB2
11 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.84%) MSI
2 1 (0.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (0.21%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 103 (21.55%) Finance
2 73 (15.27%) Banking
3 32 (6.69%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.60%) Law
5 21 (4.39%) Retail
6 17 (3.56%) Investment Banking
7 16 (3.35%) Legal
8 15 (3.14%) Spanish Language
9 14 (2.93%) Billing
10 13 (2.72%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.88%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.05%) Front Office
12 5 (1.05%) Back Office
13 4 (0.84%) Publishing
13 4 (0.84%) Games
14 3 (0.63%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.42%) Marketing
15 2 (0.42%) Local Government
15 2 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 135 (28.24%) Analyst
2 128 (26.78%) Desktop Support
3 113 (23.64%) Support Engineer
4 85 (17.78%) Desktop Engineer
5 70 (14.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 70 (14.64%) Support Analyst
6 65 (13.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 55 (11.51%) Service Analyst
7 55 (11.51%) Service Desk Analyst
8 36 (7.53%) 1st Line Support
9 31 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 30 (6.28%) Desktop Analyst
11 26 (5.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 23 (4.81%) IT Support
13 18 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (3.56%) Applications Support
15 14 (2.93%) Help Desk Analyst
15 14 (2.93%) Consultant
16 13 (2.72%) Deskside Support
17 11 (2.30%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.60%) .NET
2 9 (1.88%) Web Services
3 6 (1.26%) WCF
4 4 (0.84%) XML
5 3 (0.63%) ODBC
5 3 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.42%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.42%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.42%) Middleware
6 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.42%) LINQ
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.21%) WPF
7 1 (0.21%) JSP
7 1 (0.21%) J2EE
7 1 (0.21%) EDI
7 1 (0.21%) OCX
7 1 (0.21%) WinForms
7 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 124 (25.94%) Blackberry
2 42 (8.79%) iPhone
3 34 (7.11%) iPad
4 27 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.93%) NHS
6 13 (2.72%) IVR
7 11 (2.30%) Thin Client
7 11 (2.30%) Fat Client
8 10 (2.09%) Hedge funds
8 10 (2.09%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.67%) Handset
10 5 (1.05%) Replication
10 5 (1.05%) PDA
11 4 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.84%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.84%) Clustering
11 4 (0.84%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.63%) EPoS
12 3 (0.63%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 478 (100.00%) Windows
2 276 (57.74%) Windows 7
3 129 (26.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 114 (23.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (12.13%) Windows 8
6 48 (10.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (9.62%) Windows Vista
8 34 (7.11%) Mac OS X
9 16 (3.35%) Windows 2000
10 15 (3.14%) Apple iOS
11 12 (2.51%) Mac OS
11 12 (2.51%) UNIX
11 12 (2.51%) Linux
11 12 (2.51%) Android
12 8 (1.67%) Mac OS X Server
13 5 (1.05%) Solaris
14 4 (0.84%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (15.90%) ITIL
2 43 (9.00%) Migration
3 21 (4.39%) CRM
4 18 (3.77%) Incident Management
5 14 (2.93%) Service Delivery
6 12 (2.51%) Time Management
7 10 (2.09%) Document Management
8 9 (1.88%) Change Management
8 9 (1.88%) Project Management
8 9 (1.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (1.67%) Problem Management
9 8 (1.67%) Software Deployment
9 8 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (1.46%) Service Management
10 7 (1.46%) Asset Management
11 5 (1.05%) ERP
11 5 (1.05%) WFM
12 4 (0.84%) Fund Management
12 4 (0.84%) Investment Management
12 4 (0.84%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.69%) SQL
2 17 (3.56%) C#
3 15 (3.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.51%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.30%) VBA
5 11 (2.30%) Java
6 9 (1.88%) Perl
7 6 (1.26%) VBScript
8 5 (1.05%) VB
9 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.63%) Python
9 3 (0.63%) C
9 3 (0.63%) VB6
10 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (5.65%) MCSE
2 27 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.09%) MCP
4 10 (2.09%) MCTS
5 9 (1.88%) MCSA
6 8 (1.67%) Degree
7 7 (1.46%) MCITP
8 6 (1.26%) MOS
8 6 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.84%) MCDST
10 4 (0.84%) CCNA
11 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.63%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.42%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.16%) SLA
2 12 (2.51%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 262 (54.81%) Active Directory
2 43 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.18%) XenApp
4 13 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.72%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.88%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.26%) vSphere
6 6 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.84%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.42%) NDS
8 2 (0.42%) Xen
8 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (9.41%) SCCM
2 12 (2.51%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.46%) SCOM
5 5 (1.05%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.05%) WSUS
5 5 (1.05%) Casper Suite
6 4 (0.84%) DameWare
7 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.21%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.21%) Nessus
8 1 (0.21%) Nmap
Vendors
1 218 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 118 (24.69%) Citrix
3 73 (15.27%) VMware
4 51 (10.67%) Cisco
5 44 (9.21%) Apple
6 35 (7.32%) Bloomberg
7 32 (6.69%) Lotus
8 24 (5.02%) Reuters
9 20 (4.18%) HP
9 20 (4.18%) Symantec
10 18 (3.77%) NetApp
11 17 (3.56%) Oracle
12 15 (3.14%) Altiris
13 12 (2.51%) Veeam
13 12 (2.51%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.09%) Remedy
15 8 (1.67%) Dell
16 7 (1.46%) Avaya
16 7 (1.46%) McAfee
17 5 (1.05%) Kaspersky
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour + overtime rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago