The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 52 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.90% 2.41% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.77% 9.63% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 13
Median daily rate £120 £170 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £133 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £172 £262
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £170 £195
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Median hourly rate £11.94 £10.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.16 £17.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.94 £13.44 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.01%
Windows XP
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 135 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.91% 25.00% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 93 77
Median daily rate £350 £330 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 8
Median hourly rate £13.35 £11.97 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.26 £19.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the South Wales region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the South Wales region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -5 6 £120 -29.41%
Torfaen +1 3 - -
Windows XP
Wales

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) ITIL
5 11 (45.83%) Incident Management
6 9 (37.50%) ITSM
7 8 (33.33%) Statistics
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
10 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (12.50%) Migration
11 3 (12.50%) VMware
11 3 (12.50%) SLA
12 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
12 2 (8.33%) SCCM
12 2 (8.33%) Citrix
12 2 (8.33%) MS Office
12 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
13 1 (4.17%) Wireless
13 1 (4.17%) Wyse
13 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
13 1 (4.17%) VPN
13 1 (4.17%) Cisco
13 1 (4.17%) Sun
13 1 (4.17%) CCNA
13 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
13 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
13 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Service Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (41.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (41.67%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (41.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 10 (41.67%) Service Desk Support
3 10 (41.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
7 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 11 (45.83%) Incident Management
3 9 (37.50%) ITSM
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) Wyse