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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X-Windows
UK / England
Rank 561 588 577
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 4 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.015% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.031% 0.051% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 12
Median daily rate £150 £158 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -17.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £158 £400
% change year-on-year
- -60.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%

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
12844 13593 12802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.98% 29.23% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8889 9451 8785
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 247 167
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.53 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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
East of England +4 3 - -
London - 1 £150 -
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 10
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) vSphere
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
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%) Windows Server
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (27.27%) XenApp
7 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
8 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
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%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
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%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) BeagleBone
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 10
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) VCAP
1 1 (9.09%) VCP5
1 1 (9.09%) VCP6
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) DameWare
2 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) LANDesk
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas