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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - 43 39
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 0 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.29% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 7.09% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £400 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +162.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £220 £187
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
70 127 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.91% 32.32% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 101 28
Median daily rate £375 £325 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 7
Median hourly rate £11.17 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% +13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Statistics
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7

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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory