The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 111 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 29 53 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 1.92% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.09% 8.12% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 38
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -62.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £95 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £348 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.90 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Windows XP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
570 653 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.87% 23.66% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 320 225
Average daily rate £330 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £115 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Scotland region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Scotland region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Glasgow 0 9 £205 +17.14% 1
Aberdeen +1 7 £180 +63.63%
Edinburgh -16 6 £140 -6.66%
South Ayrshire -1 2 £96 -54.71%
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Renfrewshire +3 1 - -
North Lanarkshire -8 1 £115 +27.77%
Highlands - 1 - -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (75.64%) Windows 7
3 40 (51.28%) Active Directory
4 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (26.92%) MS Office
6 21 (26.92%) SCCM
7 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
8 18 (23.08%) VMware
9 13 (16.67%) Citrix
10 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (15.38%) ITIL
11 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
12 10 (12.82%) MCSA
13 9 (11.54%) AIX
13 9 (11.54%) SQL
13 9 (11.54%) Service Management
13 9 (11.54%) Veritas
13 9 (11.54%) CommVault
13 9 (11.54%) Software Testing
13 9 (11.54%) VMware ESX
13 9 (11.54%) Change Management
13 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (10.26%) PDA
14 8 (10.26%) ISTQB
14 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (10.26%) Finance
14 8 (10.26%) Migration
14 8 (10.26%) TestDirector

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.85%) WorkSite
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.56%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (26.92%) MS Office
2 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) VoIP
1 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.41%) VPN
2 5 (6.41%) LAN
3 3 (3.85%) WAN
3 3 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (2.56%) SAN
4 2 (2.56%) DHCP
4 2 (2.56%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) LDAP
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) TestDirector
2 7 (8.97%) HP UFT
2 7 (8.97%) WinRunner
3 4 (5.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Law
2 3 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) Support Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Desktop Support
4 11 (14.10%) Service Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (10.26%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) PDA
2 7 (8.97%) Clustering
3 4 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.56%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.56%) iPhone
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (75.64%) Windows 7
3 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (11.54%) AIX
6 5 (6.41%) Linux
7 4 (5.13%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.13%) Windows Vista
7 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.56%) Solaris
9 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) ITIL
2 9 (11.54%) Service Management
2 9 (11.54%) Change Management
2 9 (11.54%) Software Testing
3 8 (10.26%) Migration
4 7 (8.97%) Time Management
4 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
5 6 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.56%) Information Management
6 2 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.28%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.28%) ITSM
7 1 (1.28%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.28%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.28%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) VB
2 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.82%) MCSA
3 8 (10.26%) MCSE
3 8 (10.26%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.97%) MCTS
4 7 (8.97%) MCITP
5 4 (5.13%) Degree
5 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) MCP
7 2 (2.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (51.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.54%) VMware ESX
3 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.56%) vSphere
6 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) SCCM
2 7 (8.97%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (7.69%) Netcool
4 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.56%) WSUS
4 2 (2.56%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.08%) VMware
3 13 (16.67%) Citrix
4 9 (11.54%) CommVault
4 9 (11.54%) Veritas
5 7 (8.97%) McAfee
6 5 (6.41%) Dell
7 4 (5.13%) EMC
8 3 (3.85%) Symantec
8 3 (3.85%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.56%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (2.56%) IBM
9 2 (2.56%) Remedy
9 2 (2.56%) Peregrine
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle
9 2 (2.56%) Lotus
9 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.28%) Reuters
10 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.28%) Cisco
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