The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wales region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 48 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 22 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.76% 2.78% 3.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.84% 9.79% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £158 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £240 £200
% change year-on-year
-14.58% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.90 £15.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.62 £13.88 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.83% -4.31%
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 143 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.92% 28.37% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 80 47
Average daily rate £350 £305 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.20 £16.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Wales region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Wales region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
South Wales -18 19 £135 -8.16% 4
West Wales -16 1 - - 1
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
5 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
7 13 (24.07%) Windows 8
8 11 (20.37%) MS Office
9 9 (16.67%) Adobe
10 8 (14.81%) SCCM
10 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (14.81%) LAN
11 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
11 7 (12.96%) VMware
12 6 (11.11%) VoIP
13 5 (9.26%) WAN
13 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
13 5 (9.26%) assyst
14 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
14 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
14 4 (7.41%) ITIL
14 4 (7.41%) Cisco
14 4 (7.41%) Citrix
15 3 (5.56%) Lotus
15 3 (5.56%) HP
15 3 (5.56%) IBM Notes
15 3 (5.56%) Sophos
15 3 (5.56%) Finance
15 3 (5.56%) Migration

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) LAN
2 6 (11.11%) VoIP
3 5 (9.26%) WAN
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) PABX
5 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MSI
1 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.85%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Support Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Support Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
4 9 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.41%) Deskside Support
6 4 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) IT Support
7 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.70%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) SCADA
2 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (24.07%) Windows 8
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.41%) ITIL
1 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
2 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
2 3 (5.56%) Migration
2 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (3.70%) Project Management
3 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.85%) Change Management
4 1 (1.85%) ITSM
4 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
4 1 (1.85%) ERP
4 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.85%) Project Planning
4 1 (1.85%) Web Development
4 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.85%) Release Management
4 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (1.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (1.85%) Software Architecture
4 1 (1.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
1 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) VBScript
2 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
2 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.70%) CCA
3 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) HND
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.85%) GAMP
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.56%) XenApp
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.70%) Xen
4 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) MOM
2 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Adobe
2 7 (12.96%) VMware
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco
3 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) Lotus
4 3 (5.56%) Sophos
4 3 (5.56%) HP
4 3 (5.56%) Lumension
4 3 (5.56%) AppSense
5 2 (3.70%) Mitel
5 2 (3.70%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
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