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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X-Windows
Rank 571 555 568
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 7 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.029% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.049% 0.099% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£200 £373 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.30% -17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £308 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £259 £373 £450
% change year-on-year
-30.53% -17.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £8.84 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% -15.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.04 £17.69 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-43.21% +7.18%
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
14224 14154 14704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 29.35% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9353 9292 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 247 347
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +16 3 £166 - 1
South East -1 3 £400 - 2
East of England - 1 £180 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) SCCM
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (20.00%) DFS Replication
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) Dell
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (20.00%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) NFS
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 7

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) SSH
6 1 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (6.67%) NAS
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) FTP
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 7
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Gradle
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CPAN
1 1 (6.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (6.67%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) EPoS
2 2 (13.33%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (13.33%) EFT
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) CCTV
3 1 (6.67%) Wiki
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) AIX
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Security
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Kanban
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) C-shell
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Korn
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCTS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) DFS Replication
3 2 (13.33%) NFS
3 2 (13.33%) Terminal Server
3 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Xen
4 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (13.33%) WSUS
4 1 (6.67%) YUM
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Dell
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) BEA
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Vignette
4 1 (6.67%) SAP