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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X-Windows
Rank 574 573 558
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 15 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.008% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.099% 0.028% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £180 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -56.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £142 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £196 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £259 £416
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -37.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -47.67%
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
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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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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 +27 12 £425 +155.63% 2
South East - 2 - -
North West - 1 £300 -
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
4 13 (56.52%) VMware
5 12 (52.17%) vSphere
6 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
7 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (39.13%) Citrix
8 9 (39.13%) XenApp
8 9 (39.13%) XenDesktop
9 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
9 8 (34.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (34.78%) DNS
10 7 (30.43%) SQL
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 7 (30.43%) Finance
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (26.09%) AppSense
12 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
12 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (17.39%) SCCM
13 4 (17.39%) SCOM
13 4 (17.39%) Retail
13 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
13 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
13 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (17.39%) UAG

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) SPSS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) OLAP
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) PVCS
1 1 (4.35%) ERwin
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Web Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Support
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (4.35%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) vSphere
2 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) XenApp
3 9 (39.13%) XenDesktop
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (17.39%) UAG
5 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
1 4 (17.39%) SCOM
1 4 (17.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (8.70%) OpenView
2 2 (8.70%) OVSD
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) AppSense
5 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos