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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 58 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.81% 2.48% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.62% 12.93% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 2
Average daily rate
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- £135 £126
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £12.30 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £15.60 £15.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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
138 116 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.26% 19.14% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 79 72
Average daily rate £365 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 17
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 August 2015. 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
Caerphilly -1 2 - -
Cardiff -8 2 - -
Newport - 1 - - 1
Windows XP
Wales

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (50.00%) Citrix
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) VMware
7 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco
10 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (20.00%) CCNA
10 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (15.00%) SLA
12 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
12 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
12 2 (10.00%) User Experience
12 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
12 2 (10.00%) Application Discovery
12 2 (10.00%) Lync
12 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (10.00%) Firewall
12 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (10.00%) AppSense
12 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 2 (10.00%) Java
12 2 (10.00%) .NET
12 2 (10.00%) MSI

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Lync
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) PABX
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
1 2 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) IT Support
7 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
8 1 (5.00%) Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Applications Packager
8 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
8 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (10.00%) Application Discovery
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCENT
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Citrix
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) AppSense
6 1 (5.00%) HP
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