The table below looks at the statistics for X-Windows skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X-Windows over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X-Windows
Rank 602 568 602
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +34
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 11 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.031% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.070% 0.11% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.99% -17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £308 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £259 £373 £450
% change year-on-year
-30.53% -17.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.04 £17.69 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.21% +7.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £14.63 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £20.74 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.04 £17.69 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-43.21% +7.18%

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
15691 15007 15615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 28.87% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10164 9643 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 265 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
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

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X-Windows within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England -37 7 £200 -46.30% 5
London -2 3 £166 - 1
South East -10 3 £400 - 3
East of England - 1 £180 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Sussex - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) DNS
5 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 7 (36.84%) DHCP
6 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (31.58%) SCCM
7 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) Citrix
8 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
9 4 (21.05%) SAN
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) Migration
10 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
10 3 (15.79%) Firewall
10 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
10 3 (15.79%) WSUS
10 3 (15.79%) MS Office
10 3 (15.79%) Linux
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) HP
10 3 (15.79%) Dell
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (15.79%) DFS Replication

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
1 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) Intranet
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) FTP
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) SSH
6 1 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (5.26%) NAS
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 7
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
1 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
1 1 (5.26%) GCC
1 1 (5.26%) Gradle
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Junior
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) ActiveX
1 1 (5.26%) CPAN
1 1 (5.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) EPoS
2 2 (10.53%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (10.53%) EFT
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) CCTV
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (5.26%) CentOS
8 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.26%) UNIX
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
8 1 (5.26%) AIX
8 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
2 2 (10.53%) Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Kanban
3 1 (5.26%) SIEM
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) BCP
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) C-shell
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MOS
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) DFS Replication
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
3 2 (10.53%) NFS
4 1 (5.26%) Xen
4 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.79%) WSUS
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) YUM
4 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) CA
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) BEA
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Sage
6 1 (5.26%) Google
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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