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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank 590 576 566
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 6 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.036% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.13% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 7
Average daily rate £158 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £157 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £158 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
-45.68% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% +107.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +57.14%
X-Windows
UK

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
13519 12732 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.65% 27.04% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9470 8568 7886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 179 254
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.28 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
East of England +1 2 £150 -16.66%
South East - 2 £165 -
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) vSphere
6 4 (30.77%) XenApp
6 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) Apple
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (30.77%) AppSense
7 3 (23.08%) Android
7 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (15.38%) iPhone
8 2 (15.38%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
8 2 (15.38%) Office 365
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (15.38%) Time Management
8 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) Samba
8 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (15.38%) Symantec
8 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Asterisk PBX
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) PBX
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) PVCS
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Information Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) iPhone
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Android
4 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) E-Discovery
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
2 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) Samba
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Apple
2 4 (30.77%) AppSense
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Avaya
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle