The table below looks at the statistics for X-Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X-Windows over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X-Windows
Rank 400 408 411
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.056% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £293 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £288 £450
% change year-on-year
+53.04% -36.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.25 -
X-Windows
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7099 7163 7279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.02% 31.26% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5144 5220
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 34 96
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.25 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

X-Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X-Windows across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

X-Windows Jobs Demand Trend in London

X-Windows
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X-Windows across the London region.

X-Windows Daily Rate Trend in London

X-Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X-Windows across the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

X-Windows Daily Rate Histogram in London

X-Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X-Windows across the London region.

X-Windows Hourly Rate Trend in London

X-Windows
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
Croydon - 2 £469 -
City of London -4 1 - -
X-Windows
England

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) Retail
5 4 (28.57%) XenApp
5 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (21.43%) AppSense
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) IIS
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (14.29%) OLAP
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Web Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) XenApp
1 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) Apple