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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X-Windows
Rank 407 423 417
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.055% 0.025% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£166 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £259 £416 £450
% change year-on-year
-37.72% -7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +30.30%
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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
7269 7955 7883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.52% 31.69% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5082 5737 5600
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 78
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.73 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 2 (28.57%) EPoS
4 2 (28.57%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (28.57%) EFT
4 2 (28.57%) Terminal Server
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) iPhone
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 1 (14.29%) iPad
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) SIEM
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS
1 2 (28.57%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (28.57%) EFT
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) CCTV
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Terminal Server
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp