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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank 625 631 593
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -38
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 4 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.028% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.027% 0.099% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 3
Median daily rate £438 £400 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £303 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £196
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £300 £259
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.25
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
14928 15111 14337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.17% 28.56% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10433 10396 9244
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 262 195
Median hourly rate £40.25 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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
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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X-Windows within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
London -1 2 £438 +2.94%
South East +9 1 £275 -
South West - 1 £450 -
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) SCOM
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) VMWare Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Server Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VCAP
1 1 (12.50%) VCP5
1 1 (12.50%) VCP6
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Samsung
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas