The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X-Windows
Rank 556 522 558
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +36
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.016% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.071% 0.059% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate £216 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 - £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 - £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £206 - £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13998 11791 14339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.73% 26.85% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9150 7528 8639
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 340 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
X-Windows
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -8 4 £304 -
London -37 3 £329 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £163 -
South West - - - -
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) Mac OS X
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 6 (27.27%) UNIX
5 5 (22.73%) Apache
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 5 (22.73%) SCCM
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Gentoo
6 4 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.64%) Perl
7 3 (13.64%) C
7 3 (13.64%) MS Office
7 3 (13.64%) XML
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) EPoS
7 3 (13.64%) DHCP
7 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) Subversion
7 3 (13.64%) Kanban

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 5 (22.73%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Commerce Server
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.55%) CloudStack
4 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) SSH
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.55%) FTP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (4.55%) AMQP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) DataStage
2 1 (4.55%) Redis
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Hazelcast
2 1 (4.55%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Maven
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
2 2 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Gradle
3 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.55%) Grunt
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (4.55%) Hudson
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
3 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XML
1 3 (13.64%) GTK+
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 2 (9.09%) CPAN
2 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) JDBC
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) RSS
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) EPoS
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (9.09%) EFT
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) Mac OS X
4 6 (27.27%) UNIX
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) Gentoo
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
8 2 (9.09%) Android
8 2 (9.09%) AIX
9 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.55%) Solaris
9 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
9 1 (4.55%) CentOS
9 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
9 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Kanban
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) RAD
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) SEO
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
2 3 (13.64%) C
3 2 (9.09%) C-shell
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
3 2 (9.09%) Korn
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Jython
4 1 (4.55%) XPath
4 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) MCTS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) NFS
2 2 (9.09%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.55%) Xen
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
3 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) YUM
3 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.55%) nmon
3 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) HP
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) BEA
4 1 (4.55%) Vignette
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Altiris
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Zend
4 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.55%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) SendGrid
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago