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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 49 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.76% 3.36% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.10% 12.30% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
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£135 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -20.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.82 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.30 £19.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.89%
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
99 122 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.46% 27.29% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 68 23
Average daily rate £325 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £398 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.00 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 -4 8 £255 +2.00% 3
Newport - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - -
Windows XP
Wales

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
3 22 (62.86%) Windows 7
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (28.57%) MS Office
6 9 (25.71%) Windows 8
7 8 (22.86%) Adobe
8 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
10 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
10 5 (14.29%) VMware
10 5 (14.29%) LAN
11 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
12 3 (8.57%) assyst
12 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
12 3 (8.57%) Citrix
12 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (5.71%) Project Management
13 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
13 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
13 2 (5.71%) HP
13 2 (5.71%) VoIP
13 2 (5.71%) WAN
13 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
13 2 (5.71%) Cisco
13 2 (5.71%) ITIL
13 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
13 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (5.71%) Mitel
13 2 (5.71%) SCCM

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.71%) Lync
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) MPLS
3 1 (2.86%) DSL
3 1 (2.86%) PABX
3 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Support Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Help Desk Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Help Desk Support
3 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support
7 1 (2.86%) Wintel Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Windows 7
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (5.71%) ITIL
1 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
1 2 (5.71%) Project Management
1 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
2 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
2 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
2 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
2 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (2.86%) Change Control
2 1 (2.86%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Adobe
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Mitel
4 2 (5.71%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.86%) Lumension
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) Sophos
5 1 (2.86%) AppSense
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