The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 1 September 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 Sep 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 Birmingham - - -
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 £308 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-12.07% -5.40%
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 Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
73 83 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.47% 12.31% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 21
Average daily rate £300 £288 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £413 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.58 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.78% -38.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £10.00 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £16.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%