The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 158 194 199
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +5
Contract jobs citing Xen 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.37% 1.96% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 8
Median daily rate £725 £408 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.91% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £319 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £785 £625 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £528 £275 £340
% change year-on-year
+91.81% -19.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Xen
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
365 562 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.98% 9.68% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 418 386
Median daily rate £475 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 31
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Xen as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Xen Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Xen
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xen across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Xen Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Xen.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) SAN
6 4 (30.77%) NetApp
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) SCCM
6 4 (30.77%) XenServer
6 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (30.77%) PaaS
6 4 (30.77%) IaaS
6 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 3 (23.08%) Apache
3 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (15.38%) CloudStack
4 2 (15.38%) JBoss
4 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
4 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) IaaS
1 4 (30.77%) PaaS
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) FCoE
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
3 2 (15.38%) Multicast
3 2 (15.38%) Skype
3 2 (15.38%) WebEx
4 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) HBase
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) OLAP
3 1 (7.69%) OLTP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) Rendezvous
3 1 (7.69%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking
4 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) DSDM
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) OWASP
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) RUP
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
2 4 (30.77%) XenServer
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) KVM
3 3 (23.08%) NFS
3 3 (23.08%) SRDF
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
5 1 (7.69%) DFS Replication
5 1 (7.69%) Docker
5 1 (7.69%) VirtualBox
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) Cobbler
3 2 (15.38%) Salt
3 2 (15.38%) Terraform
3 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (15.38%) XenMobile
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SCOM
4 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
4 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Intel
5 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
5 2 (15.38%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
5 2 (15.38%) Polycom
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Reuters
5 2 (15.38%) Sybase
6 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
6 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds