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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
UK / Wales
Rank 61 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.59% 2.41% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.41% 6.58% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £363 £143 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+154.38% -8.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £200 £184
% change year-on-year
-26.25% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +10.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +3.70%

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
166 243 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.63% 36.65% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 167 81
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 14
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.00 £16.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
North Wales +1 3 - -
West Wales - 1 £363 -
Windows XP
UK

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Lotus
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) SSH
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Statistics
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) RTP
6 1 (12.50%) IPsec
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) SNMP

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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) RTP
2 1 (12.50%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow