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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 122 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xen 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% - 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 1.03% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £438 - £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+46.52% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.75
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
292 327 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.28% 13.04% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 150 152
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £541 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 81 43
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 3 £438 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) nginx
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Perl

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Jetty
1 2 (50.00%) nginx
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (75.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) IPsec
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Verilog
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Google
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft