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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 49 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 7 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.02% 3.72% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.34% 15.63% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £125 £170 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -30.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -36.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -4.64%
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
131 64 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.86% 23.79% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 51 47
Median daily rate £350 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Incident Management
5 10 (50.00%) ITIL
6 9 (45.00%) ITSM
7 8 (40.00%) Statistics
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) MS Office
9 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (15.00%) Critical Success Factor
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) Migration
10 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (15.00%) VMware
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
11 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 2 (10.00%) Citrix
11 2 (10.00%) Logistics
11 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
12 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
12 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (5.00%) Banking
12 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Analyst
2 12 (60.00%) Service Analyst
2 12 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (50.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 10 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
3 10 (50.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Transformation Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Incident Management
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) ITSM
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Critical Success Factor
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
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