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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 45 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 14 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.44% 3.20% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.61% 11.45% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
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£135 £228 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.65% +1.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £189 £200 £236
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -15.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.98 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.78%
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
111 131 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.34% 27.93% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 23
Average daily rate £300 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £13.00 £9.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 7 £255 +2.00% 2
Bridgend -8 1 - -
Newport - - - - 1
Windows XP
Wales

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Active Directory
3 28 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
6 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 12 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 11 (25.00%) MS Office
8 9 (20.45%) LAN
8 9 (20.45%) Adobe
9 7 (15.91%) SCCM
10 6 (13.64%) WAN
10 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (11.36%) Citrix
11 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
11 5 (11.36%) assyst
12 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
12 4 (9.09%) XenApp
12 4 (9.09%) ITIL
12 4 (9.09%) VoIP
12 4 (9.09%) Cisco
12 4 (9.09%) VMware
13 3 (6.82%) Lotus
13 3 (6.82%) AppSense
13 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
13 3 (6.82%) IBM Notes
13 3 (6.82%) Sophos
13 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
13 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (6.82%) Lumension

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.55%) Lync
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) LAN
2 6 (13.64%) WAN
3 4 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) MPLS
5 1 (2.27%) DSL
5 1 (2.27%) SMS
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) PABX
5 1 (2.27%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MSI
1 1 (2.27%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.27%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) Support Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Help Desk Support
4 9 (20.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Deskside Support
5 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.55%) Project Management
3 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.27%) Change Management
4 1 (2.27%) ITSM
4 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.27%) Migration
4 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.27%) Release Management
4 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.27%) Change Control
4 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) CCA
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (65.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) MOM
2 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Adobe
2 5 (11.36%) Citrix
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco
3 4 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) AppSense
4 3 (6.82%) Lumension
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) Lotus
4 3 (6.82%) Sophos
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Mitel
5 2 (4.55%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
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