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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 80 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 49 64 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.75% 2.58% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.38% 12.62% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 36
Average daily rate
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£115 £200 £121
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +64.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £101 £86
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £418 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +19.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.30 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.60 £16.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -3.50%
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
585 507 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.89% 20.46% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 223 181
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.13 £31.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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
Glasgow -16 12 £188 +85.94%
Edinburgh -14 11 £111 -72.18% 4
Aberdeen +10 8 £110 -30.15% 1
Fife - 2 - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
Lothian - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (51.75%) Active Directory
3 54 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 54 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 53 (46.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (43.86%) MS Office
6 47 (41.23%) Microsoft
7 41 (35.96%) Security Cleared
8 37 (32.46%) SC Cleared
9 33 (28.95%) SCCM
10 30 (26.32%) VMware
11 19 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 17 (14.91%) LAN
13 16 (14.04%) TCP/IP
13 16 (14.04%) MS Excel
13 16 (14.04%) ITIL
13 16 (14.04%) Citrix
13 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (14.04%) PDA
14 15 (13.16%) Migration
14 15 (13.16%) Dell
15 14 (12.28%) SQL
16 13 (11.40%) WAN
17 12 (10.53%) Windows Vista
17 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (10.53%) Hyper-V
18 11 (9.65%) Software Testing
18 11 (9.65%) Change Management
18 11 (9.65%) VMware ESX
18 11 (9.65%) DHCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 19 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.75%) IIS
4 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 50 (43.86%) MS Office
2 16 (14.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.91%) LAN
2 16 (14.04%) TCP/IP
3 13 (11.40%) WAN
4 11 (9.65%) DHCP
5 9 (7.89%) DNS
6 8 (7.02%) VPN
7 5 (4.39%) SAN
8 4 (3.51%) Wireless
9 3 (2.63%) Network Security
10 2 (1.75%) Internet
11 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.88%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.88%) HTTP
11 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) TestDirector
1 8 (7.02%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (6.14%) WinRunner
3 3 (2.63%) MSI
3 3 (2.63%) InstallShield
3 3 (2.63%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (1.75%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Retail
2 1 (0.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (27.19%) Analyst
2 25 (21.93%) Desktop Support
3 18 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 16 (14.04%) Desktop Engineer
5 15 (13.16%) Support Analyst
5 15 (13.16%) Wintel Engineer
6 13 (11.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 12 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (10.53%) Service Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (5.26%) Design Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) IT Support
9 6 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Administrator
10 4 (3.51%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.75%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.88%) HTML
2 1 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) PDA
2 9 (7.89%) Clustering
3 7 (6.14%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.63%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.75%) iSeries
6 2 (1.75%) AS400
6 2 (1.75%) Replication
6 2 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.88%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 54 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 53 (46.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 7 (6.14%) AIX
6 5 (4.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.51%) Windows 2000
7 4 (3.51%) UNIX
8 2 (1.75%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.88%) Linux
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.04%) ITIL
2 15 (13.16%) Migration
3 11 (9.65%) Change Management
3 11 (9.65%) Software Testing
4 9 (7.89%) Test Scripting
5 8 (7.02%) Test Automation
6 7 (6.14%) Software Deployment
6 7 (6.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (4.39%) Service Management
8 4 (3.51%) ITSM
8 4 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (2.63%) Project Management
9 3 (2.63%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.75%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.75%) Information Governance
10 2 (1.75%) Software Distribution
10 2 (1.75%) Integration Testing
10 2 (1.75%) CAE
10 2 (1.75%) Information Security
10 2 (1.75%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.28%) SQL
2 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.63%) VBScript
3 3 (2.63%) VB
4 1 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (35.96%) Security Cleared
2 37 (32.46%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.77%) ISTQB
5 9 (7.89%) MCSE
5 9 (7.89%) MCSA
6 7 (6.14%) MCTS
6 7 (6.14%) MCITP
7 5 (4.39%) Degree
8 3 (2.63%) HND
9 2 (1.75%) MCP
9 2 (1.75%) PMP
9 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 59 (51.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.65%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (4.39%) vSphere
5 5 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.75%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.75%) XenApp
6 2 (1.75%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (28.95%) SCCM
2 9 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (7.89%) Netcool
3 8 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.63%) WSUS
6 2 (1.75%) DameWare
6 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.75%) OpenView
6 2 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.88%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (41.23%) Microsoft
2 30 (26.32%) VMware
3 16 (14.04%) Citrix
4 15 (13.16%) Dell
5 11 (9.65%) HP
6 10 (8.77%) Veritas
7 9 (7.89%) McAfee
8 7 (6.14%) Symantec
9 5 (4.39%) CA
9 5 (4.39%) CommVault
9 5 (4.39%) Compaq
9 5 (4.39%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.51%) AppSense
11 3 (2.63%) Dell KACE
11 3 (2.63%) Lumension
12 2 (1.75%) Cisco
12 2 (1.75%) Avaya
12 2 (1.75%) Lotus
12 2 (1.75%) Borland
13 1 (0.88%) Apple
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