Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for X-Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited X-Windows over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

X-Windows
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 631 604 598
Rank change year-on-year -27 -6 +7
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 8 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.009% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.046% 0.026% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 14
London median daily rate £330 £275 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -37.14% +163.16%
10th Percentile £155 £263 £181
90th Percentile £456 £448 £475
England median daily rate £325 £281 £425
% change year-on-year +15.56% -33.82% +112.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £20.00 -
England median hourly rate - £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +13.79% +52.63%

X-Windows is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17463 15527 14925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.05% 34.33% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13334 11615 11116
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £351 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 72 90
London median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £19.18 £19.23 £14.18
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £55.38
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

X-Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing X-Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for X-Windows in London

X-Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing X-Windows in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for X-Windows in London

X-Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing X-Windows in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for X-Windows in London

X-Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing X-Windows in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for X-Windows in London

X-Windows
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -3 1 £475 +72.73%
South London - 1 £112 -
X-Windows
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the London region with a requirement for X-Windows.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) NAS
3 5 (62.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (62.50%) SRDF
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) Investment Management
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Brocade
3 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
3 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (62.50%) EMC VNX
3 5 (62.50%) EMC VNXe
3 5 (62.50%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (62.50%) Data ONTAP
3 5 (62.50%) EMC Centera
3 5 (62.50%) EMC TimeFinder
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) BCP
3 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (62.50%) Workflow
3 5 (62.50%) Finance

X-Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) NAS
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Expert
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) EMC Centera
1 5 (62.50%) EMC VMAX
1 5 (62.50%) EMC VNX
1 5 (62.50%) EMC VNXe
1 5 (62.50%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) AIX
3 5 (62.50%) Data ONTAP
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 2000
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
1 5 (62.50%) BCP
1 5 (62.50%) Break/Fix
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) Investment Management
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (62.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Runbook
2 1 (12.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Firmware
2 5 (62.50%) SRDF
2 5 (62.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) EMC TimeFinder
1 5 (62.50%) NetApp OnCommand
1 5 (62.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
2 5 (62.50%) Brocade
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) NetApp
2 5 (62.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft