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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
South East / Berkshire
Rank 107 112 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.051% 0.041% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 0.42% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £375 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +51.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £417 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
188 238 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.54% 9.85% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 126 146
Median daily rate £438 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.86% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 17
Median hourly rate £55.65 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.89% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Reading +8 1 £425 +13.33%
Xen
South East

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Telnet
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services

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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Telnet
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Hosting Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) SAP