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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 47 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 12 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.11% 1.37% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.02% 6.74% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £115 £158 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.98% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £9.90 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £14.80 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.40 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
171 178 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.11% 20.37% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 109 87
Median daily rate £350 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £208 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £19.23 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 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 +13 9 £115 -26.98%
North Wales 0 2 - -
West Wales +10 1 - -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows 7
3 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 11 (40.74%) ITIL
4 11 (40.74%) Incident Management
5 9 (33.33%) ITSM
6 8 (29.63%) Statistics
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) Migration
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
9 5 (18.52%) MS Office
10 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
12 2 (7.41%) VPN
12 2 (7.41%) SLA
12 2 (7.41%) Citrix
12 2 (7.41%) SCCM
13 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
13 1 (3.70%) Office 365
13 1 (3.70%) NICE Systems
13 1 (3.70%) Network Security
13 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
13 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
13 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (3.70%) Web Development
13 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (3.70%) Avaya
13 1 (3.70%) Lotus
13 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003

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 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Service Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (33.33%) Desktop Support
4 8 (29.63%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (29.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 8 (29.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (29.63%) Service Desk Support
4 8 (29.63%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (25.93%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (25.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) IT Support
7 3 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (11.11%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Incident Management
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) ITSM
3 6 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CCNA
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Avaya
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Lotus
3 1 (3.70%) NICE Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Wyse