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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
Wales / South Wales
Rank 45 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 1 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.22% 1.93% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.95% 6.10% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Median daily rate - £400 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +162.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £225 £175
% change year-on-year
+27.22% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
105 164 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.78% 31.72% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 124 56
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Median hourly rate £11.17 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% -16.66%
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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Windows XP
Wales

Windows XP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) ITSM
3 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 4 (57.14%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Migration

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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Service Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Technician
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft