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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X-Windows
Rank 403 430 427
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.041% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £166 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+155.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £259 £416
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -37.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -47.67%
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
7449 7391 8050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.41% 30.87% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5470 5160 5812
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 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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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
Croydon - 5 £463 -
City of London +3 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £130 -
X-Windows
England

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 8 (50.00%) XenApp
4 8 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Citrix
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (43.75%) vSphere
6 6 (37.50%) AppSense
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (25.00%) IIS
8 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (25.00%) DHCP
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) Firewall
8 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (25.00%) Retail
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (25.00%) Migration

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Web Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Support
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) XenApp
1 8 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 7 (43.75%) vSphere
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) Citrix
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) AppSense
3 2 (12.50%) Apple