The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 114 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Xen 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.087% 0.039% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 0.37% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £426 £335 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.23% +57.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £335 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £335 £223
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.98% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00
Xen
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
264 267 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.46% 10.36% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 136 117
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 19
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +14.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.90 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Xen as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xen across the Berkshire region.

Xen Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Xen
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xen across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Xen Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Xen 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Xen.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) KVM
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telnet
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) CloudStack
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Telnet
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) SAP