The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank - 119 143
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.83% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category - 5.63% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 26 0
Median daily rate - £175 -
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
England

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

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
365 462 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.32% 14.83% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 247 226
Median daily rate £375 £320 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 83 87
Median hourly rate £16.50 £28.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Xen Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Xen
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Xen Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Xen
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for Xen.

1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Application Discovery
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) HP Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Application Discovery
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) DFS Replication
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) VMware