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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 120 126 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.042% 0.039% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% 0.35% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £353 £335 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.22% +67.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £180 £300
% change year-on-year
+191.66% -40.00%
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
274 286 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.52% 11.09% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 151 111
Median daily rate £389 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +17.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) CloudStack
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Telnet
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SAP