The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 42 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.21% 1.72% 3.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.79% 5.88% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£133 £121 £236
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -48.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £121 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £121 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £184 £173 £154
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +12.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.75 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -10.34%
Windows XP
South Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
58 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.02% 29.18% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 21
Average daily rate £331 £270 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.40% -13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.87 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.69% -20.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.00 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £18.97 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (13.33%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) MPLS
8 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
8 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (13.33%) DSL
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (13.33%) Mitel
8 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (13.33%) XenApp
8 2 (13.33%) Lync
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
9 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (6.67%) Line Management

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) MPLS
2 2 (13.33%) DSL
3 1 (6.67%) PABX
3 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Assistant
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Assistant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
1 2 (13.33%) Mitel
1 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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