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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
South East / Berkshire
Rank 105 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.099% 0.040% -
As % of the System Software category 1.04% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £421 £290
% change year-on-year
+27.59% +45.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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
192 241 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.53% 9.57% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 141 152
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 27
Median hourly rate £30.91 £44.03 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +166.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £14.30 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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 21 February 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 +10 1 £425 +13.33%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Xen
South East

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Telnet
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP

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%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (25.00%) CloudFront
2 1 (25.00%) G Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
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
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Hosting Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) 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%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle