The table below looks at the statistics for X-Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X-Windows over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X-Windows
Rank 249 235 256
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.10% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.40% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £259 £373 £450
% change year-on-year
-30.53% -17.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £8.84 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% -15.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.04 £17.69 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-43.21% +7.18%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2222 2254 2480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.06% 25.92% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1283 1284 1230
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 60 86
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
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 the South East

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

X-Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

X-Windows
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

X-Windows Daily Rate Trend in the South East

X-Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X-Windows across the South East region.

X-Windows Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

X-Windows
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
X-Windows
England

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) DFS Replication
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) CA
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 7
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 7
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) DFS Replication
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft