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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X-Windows
UK / England
Rank 570 612 577
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -35
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 2 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.009% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.015% 0.030% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 13
Median daily rate £325 £165 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £153 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £173 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £165 £290
% change year-on-year
+203.03% -43.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -24.24%

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
13089 13461 12972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.29% 28.70% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9392 8690
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 237 172
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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
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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X-Windows within the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
London - 1 £150 -
South West - 1 £500 -
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 10
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (36.36%) vSphere
6 4 (36.36%) DameWare
6 4 (36.36%) LANDesk
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (27.27%) XenApp
7 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) BeagleBone
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 10
3 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Android
6 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) DameWare
2 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) LANDesk
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco