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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X-Windows
Rank 379 397 371
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -26
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.018% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.062% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£185 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £10.50 -
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
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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
6178 6407 6168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.87% 29.31% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4625 4562 4472
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) Quicktime
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) ActiveX
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Video Editing
4 2 (25.00%) Maya
4 2 (25.00%) Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) CINEMA 4D
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Quicktime
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) Maya
1 2 (25.00%) CINEMA 4D
1 2 (25.00%) Final Cut Pro
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video Editing
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat