Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 82 86
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.42% 0.80% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.99% 3.46% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
South Wales median daily rate £325 £226 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.65% - -
Wales median daily rate £325 £226 £363
% change year-on-year +43.65% -37.59% -7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
South Wales median hourly rate £12.41 £13.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.58% -2.62% +2.69%
10th Percentile £10.71 £12.88 £11.99
90th Percentile £13.04 £13.63 £14.20
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -9.38% +4.00% -3.85%

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 301 289 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.98% 23.05% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 183 182
South Wales median daily rate £355 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% -6.54% +14.64%
10th Percentile £145 £138 £156
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Wales median daily rate £360 £375 £425
% change year-on-year -4.00% -11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 34
South Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -8.20% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.24 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £89.65 £39.50 £77.50
Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69% -

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 21 March 2019. 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
Torfaen - 4 £325 -
Cardiff -17 2 - - 1
Windows XP
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Lotus
5 1 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) Ivanti
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Ivanti
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus