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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank - 407 402
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.038% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.13% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Average daily rate - £200 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -54.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £158 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
-45.68% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +57.14%
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
6644 6332 6493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.37% 29.86% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4952 4713 4609
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
1 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) AppSense
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Apple