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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 31 57 39
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.63% 0.22% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.89% 1.01% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £200 £175
% change year-on-year
+27.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.25 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £20.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.89% +6.25%
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
45 99 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.37% 22.20% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 88 47
Median daily rate £475 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.75 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 21 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) ITSM
4 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (50.00%) Statistics
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Office 365
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya
6 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) NICE Systems

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) IT Support
3 3 (30.00%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (30.00%) IT Technician
3 3 (30.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) NICE Systems