The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 43 60
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17  
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 12 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.95% 2.36% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.59% 7.56% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £175 £115 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.17% -32.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £115 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £115 £173
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £188 £175
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.25 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.55% -9.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £13.90 £13.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -3.70% -  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 158 172 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.65% 31.22% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 97 116
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £127 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +0.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows XP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Windows XP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows XP in Wales

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows XP in Wales

Windows XP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows XP in Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows XP in Wales

Windows XP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows XP 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 25 June 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
South Wales -5 9 £175 +52.17% 1
North Wales -1 3 - - 1
Windows XP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Time Management
5 3 (23.08%) Lotus
5 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Android
7 1 (7.69%) iPhone
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
7 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.69%) Statistics
7 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) Firewall
7 1 (7.69%) ITSM
7 1 (7.69%) Telecoms

Windows XP
Co-occurring 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 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) iPhone
1 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Break/Fix
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) Samsung
4 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
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