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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 335 241
Rank change year-on-year -21 -94  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 52 104 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.46% 0.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.30% 2.32% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 51 85
Median daily rate £155 £175 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £450 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £200 £165
% change year-on-year -17.50% +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 36
Median hourly rate £13.92 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.60% -7.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.50 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.53 £21.34 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  

Windows XP is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4014 4483 4703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.52% 19.97% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2804 3174 3174
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 126 167
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Windows XP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
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 29 March 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 -6 7 £326 +124.48%
Chiswick +2 2 £185 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £123 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Windows XP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 63 (52.07%) Active Directory
4 60 (49.59%) Windows 7
5 54 (44.63%) MS Office
6 35 (28.93%) Blackberry
7 33 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 31 (25.62%) Windows 10
9 28 (23.14%) Finance
9 28 (23.14%) Office 365
10 24 (19.83%) iPad
10 24 (19.83%) Banking
11 22 (18.18%) Migration
12 21 (17.36%) ITIL
12 21 (17.36%) Windows Server
13 19 (15.70%) SQL Server
14 18 (14.88%) MS Exchange
14 18 (14.88%) Citrix
15 16 (13.22%) SLA
15 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (13.22%) iPhone
16 14 (11.57%) Cisco
16 14 (11.57%) VB
16 14 (11.57%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (11.57%) Windows 8
16 14 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (11.57%) VB6
16 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (10.74%) Android
17 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2008

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 18 (14.88%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.92%) IBM Notes
3 9 (7.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 54 (44.63%) MS Office
2 33 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.13%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Eikon
2 3 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.14%) Office 365
2 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.92%) DHCP
3 11 (9.09%) DNS
3 11 (9.09%) LAN
4 9 (7.44%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (7.44%) VoIP
5 8 (6.61%) VPN
5 8 (6.61%) WAN
6 7 (5.79%) Firewall
7 2 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.65%) FTP
7 2 (1.65%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.65%) Network Security
7 2 (1.65%) SAN
7 2 (1.65%) Skype
7 2 (1.65%) SMTP
7 2 (1.65%) Wireless
8 1 (0.83%) Broadband
8 1 (0.83%) DECT
8 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.92%) MS Access
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) JIRA
General
1 28 (23.14%) Finance
2 24 (19.83%) Banking
3 10 (8.26%) Legal
4 9 (7.44%) Retail
4 9 (7.44%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.13%) Back Office
5 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.48%) Electronics
6 3 (2.48%) Japanese Language
6 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.48%) Marketing
6 3 (2.48%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.65%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Front Office
7 2 (1.65%) Law
7 2 (1.65%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (34.71%) Analyst
2 33 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 29 (23.97%) Service Analyst
3 29 (23.97%) Service Desk Analyst
4 25 (20.66%) Desktop Support
5 23 (19.01%) Desktop Engineer
6 20 (16.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (16.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 18 (14.88%) Service Desk Support
8 15 (12.40%) Support Analyst
9 14 (11.57%) Developer
10 12 (9.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 12 (9.92%) IT Support
10 12 (9.92%) VB Developer
10 12 (9.92%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 11 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (9.09%) IT Analyst
11 11 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
11 11 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.93%) Blackberry
2 24 (19.83%) iPad
3 16 (13.22%) iPhone
4 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.79%) NHS
6 4 (3.31%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.48%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.48%) EPoS
7 3 (2.48%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.48%) PDA
7 3 (2.48%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.65%) Clustering
8 2 (1.65%) Equities
8 2 (1.65%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.65%) Wiki
9 1 (0.83%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (49.59%) Windows 7
3 31 (25.62%) Windows 10
4 21 (17.36%) Windows Server
5 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (11.57%) Windows 8
7 13 (10.74%) Android
7 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (8.26%) Mac OS X
9 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (5.79%) Windows 2000
11 4 (3.31%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.18%) Migration
2 21 (17.36%) ITIL
3 14 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.92%) Data Analysis
5 11 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 8 (6.61%) Coaching
7 6 (4.96%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.96%) ITSM
7 6 (4.96%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.13%) Application Rationalisation
8 5 (4.13%) Open Source
8 5 (4.13%) Process Improvement
9 4 (3.31%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.31%) Change Management
9 4 (3.31%) Functional Testing
9 4 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.48%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (2.48%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.57%) VB
1 14 (11.57%) VB6
2 12 (9.92%) VB.NET
2 12 (9.92%) VBA
3 6 (4.96%) SQL
4 3 (2.48%) Java
5 2 (1.65%) C#
6 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.13%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) CCNA
4 2 (1.65%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Degree
5 1 (0.83%) MCSA
5 1 (0.83%) MCSE
5 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 63 (52.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.96%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.65%) XenApp
5 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.65%) XenServer
6 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) SCCM
2 5 (4.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.48%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.65%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 66 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.88%) Citrix
3 14 (11.57%) Cisco
4 13 (10.74%) Apple
5 12 (9.92%) Lotus
6 11 (9.09%) Bloomberg
6 11 (9.09%) LANDesk
6 11 (9.09%) VMware
7 9 (7.44%) Reuters
8 7 (5.79%) Google
8 7 (5.79%) HP
9 6 (4.96%) Symantec
10 5 (4.13%) Avaya
10 5 (4.13%) Infoblox
11 4 (3.31%) Dell
11 4 (3.31%) Intel
12 3 (2.48%) Remedy
12 3 (2.48%) SAP
12 3 (2.48%) Veritas
13 2 (1.65%) Perforce
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £11 to £12 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago