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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 321 250 128
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -122
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 108 172 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.76% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.26% 3.54% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 86 211
Median daily rate £180 £170 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £105 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £370 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £170 £195
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 42 81
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.37 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.44 £21.40 £20.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.94 £13.44 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.01%
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
4785 4863 5013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.70% 21.49% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3416 3234 3414
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 202 235
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 +4 9 £140 -27.92% 3
Chiswick - 3 - -
Southall -2 2 - -
Canary Wharf +6 1 £450 +246.15%
Northwood 0 1 - -
Chessington 0 1 - -
Croydon -10 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (52.80%) Windows 7
3 108 (50.47%) MS Office
4 102 (47.66%) Active Directory
5 98 (45.79%) Microsoft
6 57 (26.64%) ITIL
7 56 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (25.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (24.30%) Windows Server
10 49 (22.90%) Citrix
11 44 (20.56%) Blackberry
11 44 (20.56%) MS Exchange
12 43 (20.09%) TCP/IP
13 39 (18.22%) Finance
14 36 (16.82%) LAN
15 30 (14.02%) WAN
16 29 (13.55%) MS Excel
17 24 (11.21%) Banking
18 23 (10.75%) Law
18 23 (10.75%) Bloomberg
18 23 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
18 23 (10.75%) Windows 8
19 22 (10.28%) Reuters
19 22 (10.28%) DNS
20 21 (9.81%) SLA
20 21 (9.81%) Mac OS X
20 21 (9.81%) VMware
20 21 (9.81%) Office 365
21 20 (9.35%) Linux
22 19 (8.88%) Legal

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 44 (20.56%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (7.94%) IBM Notes
4 15 (7.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (6.07%) Skype for Business
6 11 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.27%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.40%) IIS
10 2 (0.93%) Apache
10 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.47%) CMS
11 1 (0.47%) Confluence
11 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.47%) JBoss
11 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 108 (50.47%) MS Office
2 29 (13.55%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (2.34%) AutoCAD
4 5 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Eikon
2 1 (0.47%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.81%) Office 365
2 4 (1.87%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.93%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.93%) Yammer
5 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.09%) TCP/IP
2 36 (16.82%) LAN
3 30 (14.02%) WAN
4 22 (10.28%) DNS
5 14 (6.54%) DHCP
5 14 (6.54%) Wireless
6 11 (5.14%) Firewall
6 11 (5.14%) SNMP
7 10 (4.67%) VoIP
7 10 (4.67%) VPN
8 9 (4.21%) Internet
9 7 (3.27%) SAN
10 5 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.87%) 3G
11 4 (1.87%) FTP
12 3 (1.40%) Extranet
13 2 (0.93%) NAS
13 2 (0.93%) Network Security
13 2 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.47%) Big Data
4 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.47%) HBase
4 1 (0.47%) Impala
4 1 (0.47%) QlikView
4 1 (0.47%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.47%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) JMeter
2 1 (0.47%) MSI
2 1 (0.47%) NeoLoad
2 1 (0.47%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.47%) SilkPerformer
General
1 39 (18.22%) Finance
2 24 (11.21%) Banking
3 23 (10.75%) Law
4 19 (8.88%) Legal
5 12 (5.61%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.14%) Retail
7 8 (3.74%) Investment Banking
8 7 (3.27%) Front Office
9 5 (2.34%) Back Office
9 5 (2.34%) Retail Banking
9 5 (2.34%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.93%) Billing
10 2 (0.93%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (34.58%) Analyst
2 43 (20.09%) Desktop Support
3 41 (19.16%) Support Engineer
4 40 (18.69%) Support Analyst
5 38 (17.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 37 (17.29%) Service Analyst
7 29 (13.55%) Service Desk Support
8 23 (10.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 21 (9.81%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 20 (9.35%) 1st Line Support
10 20 (9.35%) Desktop Engineer
11 17 (7.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 13 (6.07%) Desktop Analyst
13 12 (5.61%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
13 12 (5.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) Deskside Support
13 12 (5.61%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 12 (5.61%) IT Support
13 12 (5.61%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.47%) .NET
1 1 (0.47%) CSS
1 1 (0.47%) HTML
1 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.56%) Blackberry
2 10 (4.67%) NHS
3 9 (4.21%) iPad
3 9 (4.21%) iPhone
4 8 (3.74%) PDA
4 8 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.34%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.87%) BBC
9 3 (1.40%) BYOD
9 3 (1.40%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.93%) Replication
10 2 (0.93%) Statistics
11 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.47%) Handset
11 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 214 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (52.80%) Windows 7
3 56 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (25.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (24.30%) Windows Server
6 23 (10.75%) Windows 8
7 21 (9.81%) Mac OS X
8 20 (9.35%) Linux
9 16 (7.48%) Windows Vista
10 11 (5.14%) Windows 10
10 11 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (4.67%) Android
12 5 (2.34%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.34%) Windows 2000
12 5 (2.34%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.40%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.40%) Unix
14 1 (0.47%) CentOS
14 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.64%) ITIL
2 17 (7.94%) Migration
2 17 (7.94%) Service Management
3 15 (7.01%) Problem Management
4 13 (6.07%) Service Delivery
5 12 (5.61%) Asset Management
5 12 (5.61%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (5.14%) Change Management
6 11 (5.14%) Project Management
7 9 (4.21%) Change Control
8 7 (3.27%) Configuration Management
8 7 (3.27%) Time Management
9 6 (2.80%) Document Management
9 6 (2.80%) ITIL V3
9 6 (2.80%) Mentoring
9 6 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.34%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.34%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.34%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.21%) Java
1 9 (4.21%) SQL
2 4 (1.87%) Python
3 3 (1.40%) Perl
3 3 (1.40%) Ruby
4 2 (0.93%) PHP
4 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.47%) C
5 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.14%) MCP
4 10 (4.67%) MCSE
4 10 (4.67%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.21%) Degree
6 7 (3.27%) MCSA
7 5 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.87%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.87%) MCDST
9 2 (0.93%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.93%) MCITP
9 2 (0.93%) MOS
10 1 (0.47%) CCNA
10 1 (0.47%) CCNP
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.47%) HND
10 1 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.81%) SLA
2 3 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 102 (47.66%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.14%) KVM
4 7 (3.27%) StorNext
4 7 (3.27%) Xsan
5 6 (2.80%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.80%) XenApp
6 5 (2.34%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.40%) Docker
7 3 (1.40%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.40%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.93%) vSphere
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.47%) HDFS
9 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.47%) NFS
9 1 (0.47%) Samba
9 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (7.94%) SCCM
2 11 (5.14%) Nagios
3 8 (3.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.40%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.40%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.93%) DameWare
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.47%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.47%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.47%) vMotion
6 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (45.79%) Microsoft
2 49 (22.90%) Citrix
3 23 (10.75%) Bloomberg
4 22 (10.28%) Reuters
5 21 (9.81%) VMware
6 18 (8.41%) Cisco
7 17 (7.94%) Lotus
8 16 (7.48%) HP
9 15 (7.01%) iManage
10 13 (6.07%) Apple
11 9 (4.21%) Adobe
12 8 (3.74%) Symantec
13 7 (3.27%) Autodesk
13 7 (3.27%) Avaya
13 7 (3.27%) Remedy
13 7 (3.27%) Sony
14 5 (2.34%) Dell
15 4 (1.87%) arcserve
15 4 (1.87%) IBM
15 4 (1.87%) Wyse
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