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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X-Windows
Rank 573 546 562
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +16
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 6 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.021% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.071% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £345 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £345 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.88% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £8.84 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% -15.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.84 £17.69 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-50.04% +7.18%
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
14186 14116 14821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.89% 29.26% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9399 9355 8977
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 229 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.69 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -15 4 £400 +10.34% 1
London +14 2 £166 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
5 4 (36.36%) DFS Replication
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 7
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec
6 3 (27.27%) CA
6 3 (27.27%) IBM
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) Dell
6 3 (27.27%) EMC
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) WSUS
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) FTP
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ActiveX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) CCTV
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
7 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
1 1 (9.09%) Project Management
1 1 (9.09%) Service Management
1 1 (9.09%) Change Management
1 1 (9.09%) Data Security
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
1 1 (9.09%) Time Management
1 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) DFS Replication
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
2 3 (27.27%) WSUS
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) CA
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Lotus
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam