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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
England / London
Rank 324 257 172
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -85
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 72 150 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.73% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.77% 3.57% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 77 146
Median daily rate £325 £170 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £240 £187
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +28.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 51
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.93 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -15.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.33 £19.96 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
4069 4201 4717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.02% 20.47% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2859 2839 3271
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 142 162
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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 10 £326 +117.00%
Bromley - 2 £240 -
Wembley +2 1 £160 +33.33%
Southall 0 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £120 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (49.66%) Microsoft
2 72 (49.66%) Windows 7
3 66 (45.52%) Active Directory
4 57 (39.31%) MS Office
5 47 (32.41%) Blackberry
6 36 (24.83%) Finance
6 36 (24.83%) Banking
7 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (23.45%) Windows Server
8 31 (21.38%) MS Excel
8 31 (21.38%) iPad
8 31 (21.38%) Office 365
9 28 (19.31%) Windows 10
10 27 (18.62%) Migration
11 24 (16.55%) Lotus
11 24 (16.55%) IBM Notes
11 24 (16.55%) SQL Server
12 23 (15.86%) Citrix
13 22 (15.17%) iPhone
14 21 (14.48%) ITIL
14 21 (14.48%) Bloomberg
15 19 (13.10%) Windows 8
15 19 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (12.41%) Reuters
17 16 (11.03%) Eikon
17 16 (11.03%) MS Exchange
17 16 (11.03%) SCCM
17 16 (11.03%) Retail Banking
17 16 (11.03%) Retail

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 24 (16.55%) IBM Notes
2 16 (11.03%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.76%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 57 (39.31%) MS Office
2 31 (21.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.76%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (11.03%) Eikon
2 3 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.38%) Office 365
2 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) Heroku
3 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) Firewall
2 8 (5.52%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.52%) VPN
3 7 (4.83%) DHCP
3 7 (4.83%) VoIP
4 6 (4.14%) DNS
5 5 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (2.76%) LAN
7 3 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.07%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.07%) Wireless
8 2 (1.38%) FTP
8 2 (1.38%) Internet
8 2 (1.38%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.38%) SAN
8 2 (1.38%) Skype
8 2 (1.38%) SMTP
8 2 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.69%) PPP
9 1 (0.69%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.97%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (8.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (7.59%) MS Access
4 11 (7.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.38%) DTS
5 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.38%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (4.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) MSI
General
1 36 (24.83%) Banking
1 36 (24.83%) Finance
2 16 (11.03%) Retail
2 16 (11.03%) Retail Banking
3 6 (4.14%) Legal
4 5 (3.45%) Law
5 4 (2.76%) Back Office
5 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.07%) Electronics
6 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.07%) Marketing
6 3 (2.07%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.38%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.38%) Front Office
7 2 (1.38%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.38%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (32.41%) Support Engineer
2 40 (27.59%) Desktop Support
3 36 (24.83%) Analyst
4 34 (23.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 32 (22.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 30 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (16.55%) Service Desk Support
8 21 (14.48%) Service Analyst
8 21 (14.48%) Service Desk Analyst
9 20 (13.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 19 (13.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (11.72%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 17 (11.72%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 17 (11.72%) Service Desk Engineer
12 16 (11.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (10.34%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
13 15 (10.34%) Support Analyst
14 14 (9.66%) Windows Engineer
15 13 (8.97%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
15 13 (8.97%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.59%) .NET
2 1 (0.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (32.41%) Blackberry
2 31 (21.38%) iPad
3 22 (15.17%) iPhone
4 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.14%) NHS
6 4 (2.76%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.76%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.07%) EPoS
7 3 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.38%) BYOD
8 2 (1.38%) Clustering
8 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.38%) Equities
8 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.38%) PDA
8 2 (1.38%) Replication
8 2 (1.38%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.38%) Wiki
9 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (49.66%) Windows 7
3 34 (23.45%) Windows Server
3 34 (23.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (19.31%) Windows 10
5 19 (13.10%) Windows 8
5 19 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.90%) Windows 2000
8 9 (6.21%) Mac OS X
9 7 (4.83%) Android
9 7 (4.83%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.45%) Linux
10 5 (3.45%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.07%) Unix
11 3 (2.07%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.38%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.62%) Migration
2 21 (14.48%) ITIL
3 13 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.97%) Coaching
4 11 (7.59%) Data Analysis
5 10 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 6 (4.14%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.45%) Application Rationalisation
7 5 (3.45%) Open Source
7 5 (3.45%) Process Improvement
7 5 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.45%) Service Management
8 4 (2.76%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (2.76%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.07%) DevOps
9 3 (2.07%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (2.07%) ITSM
9 3 (2.07%) Logistics
9 3 (2.07%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.66%) VB
2 13 (8.97%) VB6
2 13 (8.97%) VBA
3 11 (7.59%) VB.NET
4 10 (6.90%) SQL
5 6 (4.14%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.45%) Java
7 2 (1.38%) C
7 2 (1.38%) C#
7 2 (1.38%) Delphi
7 2 (1.38%) Pascal
7 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.69%) Go
8 1 (0.69%) Ruby
8 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.76%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.07%) DBS Check
3 3 (2.07%) MCP
4 2 (1.38%) Degree
4 2 (1.38%) MCSE
4 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.69%) MCDST
5 1 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.28%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 66 (45.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.76%) vSphere
4 4 (2.76%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.38%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.38%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.38%) XenApp
5 2 (1.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (11.03%) SCCM
2 4 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.07%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.07%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.38%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.38%) DameWare
4 2 (1.38%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.38%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.38%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.38%) Simpana
4 2 (1.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.69%) Cacti
5 1 (0.69%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 72 (49.66%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.55%) Lotus
3 23 (15.86%) Citrix
4 21 (14.48%) Bloomberg
5 18 (12.41%) Reuters
6 13 (8.97%) VMware
7 10 (6.90%) Apple
7 10 (6.90%) Cisco
7 10 (6.90%) HP
8 7 (4.83%) LANDesk
9 6 (4.14%) Dell
10 5 (3.45%) Google
10 5 (3.45%) Infoblox
10 5 (3.45%) Remedy
11 4 (2.76%) Sybase
11 4 (2.76%) Symantec
12 3 (2.07%) iManage
12 3 (2.07%) SAP
12 3 (2.07%) Veritas
12 3 (2.07%) Wyse
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