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 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank 658 646 633
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 3 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.030% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.019% 0.11% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 2
Median daily rate £438 £375 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +97.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £300 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £460 £198
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £395 £180
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +119.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.25

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
15731 15665 15106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.22% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11012 10559 9742
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 228 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
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 6 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 July 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 +4 3 £438 +9.37% 2
London -10 2 £425 +13.33% 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £450 -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
South West - 1 £450 -

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) SCOM
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Project 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Migration Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) VMWare Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Life Science
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) BitLocker
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
4 1 (11.11%) Samsung