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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 45 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 11 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.59% 1.61% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.91% 12.20% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate £143 £155 £156
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £151 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £191 £224
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £140
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
139 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.78% 13.18% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 26 29
Average daily rate £325 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £148 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.68 £17.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 28 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows 7
3 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
6 5 (29.41%) ITSM
7 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) Statistics
8 3 (17.65%) Critical Success Factor
8 3 (17.65%) MS Office
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (11.76%) VMware
9 2 (11.76%) Logistics
9 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
10 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
10 1 (5.88%) Citrix
10 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
10 1 (5.88%) Banking
10 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
10 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
10 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Service Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) Service Desk Support
3 8 (47.06%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 7 (41.18%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (41.18%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (41.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Lead Business Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) Transformation Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Critical Success Factor
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Logistics
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
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