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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X-Windows over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £180
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +144.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
960 817 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.91% 21.63% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 521 416
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £20.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

X-Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing X-Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing X-Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for X-Windows.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Life Science
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) VMWare Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Server Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) IBM