Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 377 380
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.053% 0.018% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.067% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
South East median daily rate £325 £275 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -37.50% +10.00%
10th Percentile £321 £263 £225
90th Percentile £330 £293 £453
England median daily rate £325 £281 £425
% change year-on-year +15.56% -33.82% +112.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4631 4486 5052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.50% 26.83% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2856 2724 3260
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £515
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 127 119
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.16 £12.25 £15.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.20 £51.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

X-Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for X-Windows in the South East

X-Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for X-Windows in the South East

X-Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for X-Windows in the South East

X-Windows
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Thames Valley -9 6 £325 +18.18%
Berkshire - 6 £325 -
Surrey -12 3 £323 +14.67%
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 South East region with a requirement for X-Windows.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
2 7 (77.78%) vSphere
2 7 (77.78%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (22.22%) Server Building
4 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012

X-Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (22.22%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Project Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Build Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) F5
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft