The table below looks at the statistics for X-Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X-Windows over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X-Windows
Rank 573 553 526
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -27
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.018% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.043% 0.067% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £303 £148
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% +105.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £163 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £174
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £213 £115
% change year-on-year
+64.70% +84.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
X-Windows
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13884 13503 11524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.43% 27.56% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9154 8977 7355
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 195 341
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

X-Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X-Windows across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

X-Windows Jobs Demand Trend in England

X-Windows
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X-Windows across the England region.

X-Windows Daily Rate Trend in England

X-Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X-Windows across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

X-Windows Daily Rate Histogram in England

X-Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X-Windows across the England region.

X-Windows Hourly Rate Trend in England

X-Windows
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X-Windows within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 5 £450 +16.88% 2
South East -11 1 £300 -1.23%
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing X-Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited X-Windows.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
5 7 (30.43%) SCCM
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) HP
6 6 (26.09%) Change Management
6 6 (26.09%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) Migration
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (21.74%) SAN
7 5 (21.74%) vSphere
8 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (17.39%) Altiris
8 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (17.39%) WSUS
8 4 (17.39%) Clustering
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) Service Management
9 3 (13.04%) Lotus
9 3 (13.04%) Citrix
9 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
9 3 (13.04%) Apple
9 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing X-Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited X-Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Quicktime
2 2 (8.70%) Maya
2 2 (8.70%) CINEMA 4D
2 2 (8.70%) Final Cut Pro
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) OLAP
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Server Specialist
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Specialist
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) Build Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
2 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Support
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) ActiveX
2 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Video Editing
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.35%) UNIX
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
7 1 (4.35%) HPUX
7 1 (4.35%) Solaris
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Web Design
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C#
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
1 2 (8.70%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (21.74%) vSphere
3 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.04%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.35%) SRDF
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.35%) Casper Suite
3 1 (4.35%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) HP
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Altiris
4 3 (13.04%) Apple
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Lotus
5 2 (8.70%) Adobe
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) AppSense
6 1 (4.35%) Qualys