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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X-Windows over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank 626 601 587
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -14
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 3 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.027% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.096% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 2
Median daily rate £438 £408 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% +114.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £325 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £462 £198
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £395 £180
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +119.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.25
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
14750 14509 13567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.56% 28.07% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10406 9947 8898
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 210 193
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £17.93 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

X-Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing X-Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X-Windows within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -2 2 £425 +13.33% 1
South West - 1 £450 -
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing X-Windows 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 England region with a requirement for X-Windows.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) SCOM
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (12.50%) Data Management

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Server Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Samsung