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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 32 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.16% 2.39% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.89% 10.13% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £115 £170 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £184 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £15.25 £10.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.78% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.92%
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
76 79 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.34% 23.58% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 62 46
Median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -43.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 29 June 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows 7
3 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
4 11 (64.71%) ITIL
4 11 (64.71%) Incident Management
5 9 (52.94%) ITSM
6 8 (47.06%) Statistics
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
9 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (11.76%) VMware
10 2 (11.76%) Citrix
10 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 2 (11.76%) MS Office
11 1 (5.88%) NICE Systems
11 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
11 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (5.88%) Office 365
11 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
11 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
11 1 (5.88%) SLA
11 1 (5.88%) Cisco
11 1 (5.88%) CCNA
11 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (5.88%) Avaya
11 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
11 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
11 1 (5.88%) SCCM

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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Service Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (47.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) Service Desk Support
3 8 (47.06%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (17.65%) IT Technician
4 3 (17.65%) Support Technician
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Incident Management
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) NICE Systems