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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X-Windows
Rank 539 530 514
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 18 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.020% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.075% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 0
Average daily rate
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£190 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £10.50 -
% change year-on-year
+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
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X-Windows across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

X-Windows Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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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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
London -2 7 £185 -58.88% 1
East of England - 3 £180 -
South East -4 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) SAN
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL
5 7 (29.17%) WSUS
5 7 (29.17%) vSphere
6 6 (25.00%) HP
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.83%) SCCM
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
8 4 (16.67%) Retail
8 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (16.67%) Altiris
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) DNS
8 4 (16.67%) Clustering
8 4 (16.67%) EMC
8 4 (16.67%) Change Management
8 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (12.50%) Service Management
9 3 (12.50%) Dell

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Maya
1 2 (8.33%) CINEMA 4D
1 2 (8.33%) Final Cut Pro
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 7
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) OLAP
4 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Server Specialist
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server Specialist
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) ActiveX
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.33%) Video Editing
3 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.17%) AIX
8 1 (4.17%) HPUX
8 1 (4.17%) Solaris
8 1 (4.17%) UNIX
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Web Design
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) vSphere
3 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 3 (12.50%) DFS Replication
5 1 (4.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) WSUS
2 5 (20.83%) SCCM
3 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.17%) Casper Suite
4 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) Altiris
4 4 (16.67%) EMC
5 3 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) Apple
5 3 (12.50%) Symantec
5 3 (12.50%) CA
5 3 (12.50%) Lotus
5 3 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (8.33%) Adobe
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat