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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank 635 628 620
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 6 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.039% 0.046% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
Median daily rate £425 £400 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +81.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £206
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +69.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
15383 15205 15053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 26.81% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10761 9852 9840
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 204 207
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 May 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 10 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 2 May 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 0 5 £425 +13.33% 4
South East -8 4 £300 - 1
North West - 3 £425 -
Hampshire +1 2 £175 -41.66% 1
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
Chester - 2 £425 -
Hook - 2 £175 -
Camberley - 2 £425 -
Manchester - 1 - -

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (25.00%) Apple
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Android
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (16.67%) iPhone
6 2 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (16.67%) Samba
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec
6 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel

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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) PBX
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Information Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Server Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) iPhone
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Android
3 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) E-Discovery
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Samba
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) Casper Suite
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Apple
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) LANDesk