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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 161 206 193
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -13
Contract jobs citing Xen 5 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.31% 1.78% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 8
Median daily rate £655 £335 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.37% -6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £315 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £711 £590 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £180 £300
% change year-on-year
+191.66% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00
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
382 562 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.23% 9.49% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 404 385
Median daily rate £473 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.12% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 44
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.83 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.24% +23.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (36.36%) XenServer
5 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (27.27%) KVM
6 3 (27.27%) Ansible
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)

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 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) CloudStack
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) IaaS
1 3 (27.27%) PaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) FCoE
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
3 2 (18.18%) Multicast
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) HBase
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) OLAP
3 1 (9.09%) OLTP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) Rendezvous
3 1 (9.09%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Native
1 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (18.18%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
4 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) DSDM
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) OWASP
4 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) RUP
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Python
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
2 4 (36.36%) XenServer
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) KVM
3 3 (27.27%) NFS
3 3 (27.27%) SRDF
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
5 1 (9.09%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Cobbler
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Salt
2 2 (18.18%) Terraform
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
2 2 (18.18%) XenMobile
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Intel
5 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (18.18%) Google
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) DataSynapse
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) Sybase
6 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
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