The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 53 76 64
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.43% 0.81% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.32% 3.57% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £200 £175
% change year-on-year
+27.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.20 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.89% +6.25%
Windows XP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 196 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.52% 22.71% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 142 93
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £21.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +24 8 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 7 (31.82%) MS Office
5 5 (22.73%) ITSM
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
5 5 (22.73%) Statistics
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 3 (13.64%) VPN
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
8 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (9.09%) DNS
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (9.09%) Firewall
8 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
8 2 (9.09%) LAN
8 2 (9.09%) WAN
8 2 (9.09%) DHCP
8 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.55%) Citrix
9 1 (4.55%) Avaya
9 1 (4.55%) Lotus
9 1 (4.55%) Java
9 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (4.55%) PHP
9 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Desktop Support
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) IT Technician
5 5 (22.73%) Service Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) IT Support
6 4 (18.18%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (18.18%) Support Technician
7 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Technician
8 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 5 (22.73%) ITSM
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Avaya
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Lotus
2 1 (4.55%) NICE Systems