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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 38 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.84% 2.15% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.75% 7.79% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£255 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -3.50%
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
80 77 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.00% 27.60% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 7
Average daily rate £300 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) SCCM
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) XenApp
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
5 3 (21.43%) AppSense
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) CCA
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
6 2 (14.29%) Mitel
6 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
6 2 (14.29%) Lync

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) PABX
3 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (7.14%) SMS
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) DSL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
1 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCA
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) DFS Replication
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) MOM
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) AppSense
3 2 (14.29%) Mitel
3 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
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