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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 43 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.96% 0.62% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 2.84% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £200 £180
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £10.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.60 £15.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.48
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.60%
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
105 141 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.63% 21.89% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 109 83
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £306 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £10.60 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 30 August 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 +22 5 - -
Torfaen - 3 - -
Bridgend - 2 - -
Windows XP
Wales

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (45.00%) ITIL
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (30.00%) Statistics
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) ITSM
7 6 (30.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (20.00%) MS Office
9 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (10.00%) Firewall
10 2 (10.00%) LAN
10 2 (10.00%) WAN
10 2 (10.00%) DHCP
10 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (10.00%) VPN
10 2 (10.00%) DNS
10 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (5.00%) NICE Systems
11 1 (5.00%) Office 365
11 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
11 1 (5.00%) SCCM
11 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
11 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
11 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (5.00%) SLA

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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (40.00%) Desktop Support
3 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Service Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (25.00%) IT Technician
6 4 (20.00%) IT Support
6 4 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (20.00%) Support Technician
7 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (10.00%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (30.00%) ITSM
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Avaya
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) NICE Systems
2 1 (5.00%) VMware