Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Windows XP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows XP over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows XP
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 76 77
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 14 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.97% 0.51% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 2.01% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
South Wales median daily rate - £128 -
Wales median daily rate - £108 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 9
South Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £13.00 £16.50 £14.25
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £13.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year -9.38% +1.96% +8.05%

Windows XP is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 280 249 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.39% 25.43% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 153 152
South Wales median daily rate £395 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.54% -16.67% +8.71%
10th Percentile £192 £130 £151
90th Percentile £525 £475 £538
Wales median daily rate £395 £348 £400
% change year-on-year +13.67% -13.13% +11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 34
South Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +16.67% -11.11%
10th Percentile £10.13 £11.17 £9.63
90th Percentile £42.00 £20.76 £61.25
Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% +7.76%

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Windows XP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in South Wales

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in South Wales

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP in South Wales

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -14 11 - - 1
Torfaen - 2 - - 1
Newport - 1 - - 2
Windows XP
Wales

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Migration
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Windows 10
4 9 (64.29%) Time Management
4 9 (64.29%) Apple
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office

Windows XP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Migration
2 9 (64.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Apple