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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X-Windows
Rank 574 545 532
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -13
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 15 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.030% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.11% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.47% +78.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year
-51.47% -
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
13643 13237 12969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.05% 28.03% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9476 8669 8249
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 272 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.60 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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
Yorkshire - 5 £400 -
London +13 3 £200 -38.22%
South East -20 3 £300 -29.41%
East of England - 2 £180 -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (36.36%) SAN
6 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 7 (31.82%) WSUS
6 7 (31.82%) vSphere
7 6 (27.27%) HP
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) Change Management
9 4 (18.18%) Service Management
9 4 (18.18%) Clustering
9 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
9 4 (18.18%) Lotus
9 4 (18.18%) Mac OS X
9 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
9 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 4 (18.18%) Project Management
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) IBM Notes
9 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 4 (18.18%) EMC
9 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (18.18%) SCCM
9 4 (18.18%) Altiris

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (18.18%) IBM Notes
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) Quicktime
2 2 (9.09%) Maya
2 2 (9.09%) CINEMA 4D
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (9.09%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (4.55%) FTP
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) French Language
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Specialist
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server Specialist
1 4 (18.18%) Build Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Server Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
1 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Video Editing
2 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) CCTV
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) Mac OS X
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.55%) UNIX
7 1 (4.55%) AIX
7 1 (4.55%) HPUX
7 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Web Design
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.55%) SIEM
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 7 (31.82%) vSphere
2 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.64%) DFS Replication
3 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.55%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) WSUS
2 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Casper Suite
3 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Lotus
4 4 (18.18%) EMC
4 4 (18.18%) Altiris
5 3 (13.64%) CA
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) IBM
5 3 (13.64%) Apple
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Adobe
7 1 (4.55%) Veeam
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat