The table below looks at the statistics for X-Windows skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X-Windows over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank 644 657 631
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 8 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.028% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.049% 0.098% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 8
Median daily rate £306 £425 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% +58.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £164 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £300 £369
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £8.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £8.84

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16442 16367 15767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.85% 28.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11381 11296 10285
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 296 173
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.17 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

X-Windows
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

X-Windows
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X-Windows within the UK.

X-Windows Daily Rate Trend in the UK

X-Windows
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X-Windows within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

X-Windows Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

X-Windows
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X-Windows within the UK.

X-Windows Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

X-Windows
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X-Windows within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 7 £325 -25.71% 3
South East +15 3 £275 - 1
London +6 2 £438 -2.77% 1
South West - 2 £388 -
Surrey - 2 £281 - 1
Guildford - 2 £281 -
Swindon - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 -
Gloucester - 1 £325 -
Oxford - 1 £275 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 with a requirement for X-Windows.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) vSphere
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (50.00%) Citrix
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (40.00%) SCCM
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (30.00%) XenApp
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (30.00%) Office 365
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
8 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
8 2 (20.00%) Service Management

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Office 365
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) NetBackup Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) NetBackup Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior VMWare Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior VMware Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VCAP
2 1 (10.00%) VCP5
2 1 (10.00%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
7 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) Casper Suite
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) AppSense
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Samsung
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
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