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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank 640 624 621
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.016% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.059% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £395
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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
15051 15372 15096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 27.44% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10620 10274 9875
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 211
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +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 9 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 25 June 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 -6 2 £425 -3.40% 1
London +10 1 - -
South East +2 1 £425 -4.49%
Camberley - 1 £425 -
Chester - 1 £425 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £425 -
North West - 1 £425 -

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) SLA

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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Migration Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) VMWare Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Server Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) BitLocker
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Casper Suite
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) LANDesk