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 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 132 120 144
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.039% 0.90% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 5.99% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 26 0
Median daily rate - £175 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+90.90% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
355 451 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.98% 15.09% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 241 222
Median daily rate £363 £313 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +15.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 79 79
Median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% +39.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.40 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 1 - -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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

1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) XenServer
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) DFS Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Application Discovery
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
3 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Jetty
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
3 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) HP Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Application Discovery
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) DFS Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Google