The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 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 - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 56 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.65% 10.94% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 22
Average daily rate £213 £213 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.63 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -16.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.05 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Xen
West Midlands