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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X-Windows
Rank 413 421 420
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.025% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£133 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £345 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.88% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.84 £17.69 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-50.04% +7.18%
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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
7328 7866 7680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.24% 31.19% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5321 5726 5406
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 £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £75.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 October 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (20.00%) ActiveX
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) NFS
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) CCTV
4 1 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) French Language
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ActiveX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) CCTV
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Security
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam