The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.30%
As % of the System Software category - - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £363 £419
% change year-on-year
-24.13% -13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Cambridge region.

System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
60 51 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.38% 13.42% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 14
Average daily rate £315 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.25 £21.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.72% +36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xen across the Cambridge region.

Xen Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Xen
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the Cambridge region.

Xen Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge