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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank 596 615 598
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 7 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.012% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.049% 0.041% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 12
Median daily rate £300 £165 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £153 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £165 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £165 £400
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -58.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +3.84%
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
14233 14747 13901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.04% 29.28% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9892 10332 9643
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 236 161
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X-Windows within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
East of England +7 5 - -
South East +16 1 £275 +66.66%
South West - 1 £325 -
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (41.67%) vSphere
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) VPN
7 4 (33.33%) DameWare
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (25.00%) XenApp
8 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (25.00%) SCCM
8 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec

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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) NetBackup Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) NetBackup Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior VMWare Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior VMware Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) BeagleBone
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VCAP
1 1 (8.33%) VCP5
1 1 (8.33%) VCP6
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) XenApp
4 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (8.33%) Terminal Server
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) DameWare
2 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas