The table below looks at the statistics for X-Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X-Windows over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X-Windows
Rank 157 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £180 £450
% change year-on-year
+119.44% -60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.25 -
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
829 735 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.66% 24.48% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 438 423
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

X-Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X-Windows across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

X-Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

X-Windows
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X-Windows across the North West region.

X-Windows Daily Rate Trend in the North West

X-Windows
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X-Windows within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
X-Windows
England

X-Windows
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware