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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X-Windows
Rank 586 592 554
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -38
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 16 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.008% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.028% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £190 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -54.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £182 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £198 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £180 £433
% change year-on-year
+119.44% -58.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average 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
14593 14064 13734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.83% 28.02% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 9152 8906
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 202 265
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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
London +16 10 £375 +87.50% 1
South East - 5 £445 -
North West - 1 £300 -
X-Windows
UK

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) vSphere
6 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
6 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
7 8 (36.36%) DNS
7 8 (36.36%) Citrix
7 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 8 (36.36%) XenApp
8 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (27.27%) SCCM
10 5 (22.73%) SCOM
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) Migration
11 4 (18.18%) Firewall
11 4 (18.18%) Clustering
11 4 (18.18%) AppSense
11 4 (18.18%) Retail
11 4 (18.18%) IIS
11 4 (18.18%) MS Excel

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) SPSS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) OLAP
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ERwin
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Web Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ActiveX
1 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
1 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (4.55%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (4.55%) Database Theory
5 1 (4.55%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) vSphere
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) XenApp
4 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (18.18%) UAG
5 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (4.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) SCOM
3 4 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (9.09%) OpenView
4 2 (9.09%) OVSD
5 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
5 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) AppSense
5 3 (13.64%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Apple
7 1 (4.55%) Qualys
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) Cognos