The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
56 39 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.89% 14.13% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 51
Average daily rate £350 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £15.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%