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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X-Windows over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank 441 423 439
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 2 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.051% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.025% 0.16% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Median daily rate £438 £450 £166
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +170.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £130 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £463 £193
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £300 £369
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £8.84
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
7936 7513 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.75% 32.05% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5889 5591 5370
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 38
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

X-Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing X-Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing X-Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for X-Windows.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) VCP5
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) VCP6
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Samsung
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior VMWare Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Senior VMware Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VCAP
1 1 (33.33%) VCP5
1 1 (33.33%) VCP6
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Samsung
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas