Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows XP
England > London
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 517 551 526
Rank change year-on-year +34 -25 -88
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 48 77 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 0.83% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 37
London median daily rate £126 £175 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.86% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £105 £128 £93
90th Percentile £363 £451 £404
England median daily rate £145 £175 £165
% change year-on-year -17.14% +6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 25
London median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £14.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.29% -1.03% -4.10%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.89 £11.25
90th Percentile £19.00 £18.94 £18.70
England median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +0.94%

Windows XP is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7,086 9,318 8,917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.08% 20.36% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,971 6,583 6,241
London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £220
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 312 238
London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £21.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -11.28% +20.44%
10th Percentile £12.65 £13.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £49.06
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in London

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in London

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in London over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows XP in London

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in London

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in London over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows XP 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 6 months to 25 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London +17 9 £113 -55.00% 1
Central London +16 3 £375 +150.00%
South London +30 2 £125 -13.79% 1
East London +8 1 - -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 23 (47.92%) Windows 10
4 22 (45.83%) Break/Fix
5 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 18 (37.50%) Migration
6 18 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 16 (33.33%) Time Management
8 13 (27.08%) Office 365
8 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (22.92%) Firewall
11 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
11 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (18.75%) Cisco
13 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
13 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (16.67%) Trend Micro
13 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (14.58%) Windows 8
15 5 (10.42%) VMware
15 5 (10.42%) Mitel
15 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
15 5 (10.42%) Dynamics 365
16 4 (8.33%) Wireshark
16 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
16 4 (8.33%) Palo Alto
16 4 (8.33%) SQL
16 4 (8.33%) SQL Server

Windows XP
Co-occurring 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 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Office 365
2 5 (10.42%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.08%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) Wireshark
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) Intranet
3 3 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.17%) DNS
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
4 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) MPLS
5 1 (2.08%) VLAN
5 1 (2.08%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (2.08%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 10 (20.83%) Support Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 8 (16.67%) Security Specialist
5 7 (14.58%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Security Specialist
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Specialist
8 4 (8.33%) Firewall Specialist
8 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
8 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (8.33%) Office 365 Specialist
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
9 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Windows 10
3 18 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (14.58%) Windows 8
8 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.17%) Debian
9 2 (4.17%) Linux
9 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Break/Fix
2 18 (37.50%) Migration
3 16 (33.33%) Time Management
4 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) Data Security
7 2 (4.17%) Fund Management
7 2 (4.17%) High Availability
7 2 (4.17%) Information Security
7 2 (4.17%) Information Security Management
7 2 (4.17%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.17%) ISMS
7 2 (4.17%) ITSM
7 2 (4.17%) Network Design
7 2 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.17%) Security Management
7 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) CCNA
1 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.17%) MCITP
1 2 (4.17%) MCSA
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) SCOM
2 2 (4.17%) ZENworks
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Cisco
3 8 (16.67%) Trend Micro
4 5 (10.42%) Mitel
4 5 (10.42%) VMware
5 4 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.25%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.25%) EMC
6 3 (6.25%) Isilon
6 3 (6.25%) NetApp
7 2 (4.17%) Adobe
7 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) Remedy
7 2 (4.17%) Reuters
7 2 (4.17%) Sony
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) HP