The first table below looks at the demand for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Dorset 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.62%
As % of the System Software category - - 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.29% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £17.50
System Software Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.12% 15.83% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 23
Average daily rate £400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £201 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.10 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Xen
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Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Xen Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Xen
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xen.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware