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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X-Windows
England / South East
Rank 239 262 259
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.033% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.049% 0.14% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £338 £175 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +92.85% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £300 £213
% change year-on-year +66.66% +41.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

X-Windows is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2048 2182 2317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.48% 23.66% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1237 1462 1344
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 50 52
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

X-Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing X-Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire - 1 £338 -
X-Windows
England

X-Windows
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

X-Windows
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware