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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank 619 638 622
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 9 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.044% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 13
Median daily rate £281 £308 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +53.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £155 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £459 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £158 £200
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +42.10%

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
15552 16010 15529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.00% 28.82% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10727 11153 10582
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 264 169
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.48 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% +7.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £51.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X-Windows within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

X-Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

X-Windows
Top 13 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 December 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 +12 8 £288 -6.50%
East of England +14 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Cambridge - 4 - -
South East +28 2 £281 +70.45%
Oxfordshire -5 1 £275 +66.66%
Oxford -6 1 £275 +66.66%
Guildford - 1 £288 -
Gloucester - 1 £325 -
Surrey - 1 £288 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -
South West - 1 £325 -
Essex - 1 - -

X-Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (61.54%) Windows 10
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) Citrix
6 6 (46.15%) Mac OS X
6 6 (46.15%) ITIL
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (38.46%) Linux
7 5 (38.46%) vSphere
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 4 (30.77%) VPN
8 4 (30.77%) DameWare
8 4 (30.77%) SCCM
8 4 (30.77%) LANDesk
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
9 3 (23.08%) XenApp
9 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
9 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010

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 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Qt
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) BeagleBone
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 10
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Mac OS X
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VCAP
2 1 (7.69%) VCP5
2 1 (7.69%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) XenApp
3 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (15.38%) Terminal Server
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) DameWare
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) Casper Suite
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.69%) AppSense
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas