The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 521 521 532
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Xen 95 91 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.55% 1.69% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 66 35
Median daily rate £525 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £174 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £418 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £275 £340
% change year-on-year
+90.90% -19.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Xen
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6111 5396 5046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.33% 10.78% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3871 3091 2761
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 568 618
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in England

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Xen Daily Rate Trend in England

Xen
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xen across the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Xen Daily Rate Histogram in England

Xen
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Xen Hourly Rate Trend in England

Xen
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 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
London +24 52 £463 +36.02% 9
South West +24 24 £638 +119.82% 2
Yorkshire -1 13 £525 +82.60% 3
North West -27 2 £388 +29.16% 2
North East -63 2 £410 +49.18%
South East +3 1 £425 +26.86% 3
East of England -10 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 2
Xen
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Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Xen.

1 118 (70.24%) VMware
2 107 (63.69%) Linux
3 106 (63.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (54.17%) Windows
5 68 (40.48%) Citrix
5 68 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (36.90%) Microsoft
7 61 (36.31%) KVM
8 56 (33.33%) DevOps
8 56 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 56 (33.33%) Oracle
9 54 (32.14%) Puppet
10 47 (27.98%) Opscode Chef
10 47 (27.98%) Apache
10 47 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (27.38%) XML
12 45 (26.79%) Tomcat
12 45 (26.79%) Jenkins
13 43 (25.60%) Java
13 43 (25.60%) SQL
14 41 (24.40%) SQL Server
15 40 (23.81%) SAN
15 40 (23.81%) Hyper-V
16 38 (22.62%) Active Directory
17 37 (22.02%) Configuration Management
17 37 (22.02%) LAN
17 37 (22.02%) WAN
17 37 (22.02%) WebSphere
17 37 (22.02%) Docker
18 36 (21.43%) NetApp

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in 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 47 (27.98%) Apache
2 45 (26.79%) Tomcat
3 37 (22.02%) WebSphere
4 34 (20.24%) IIS
5 27 (16.07%) OpenStack
6 20 (11.90%) nginx
7 19 (11.31%) Confluence
8 18 (10.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 16 (9.52%) Oracle Coherence
10 13 (7.74%) CloudStack
11 11 (6.55%) Jetty
12 10 (5.95%) MS Exchange
13 9 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (4.76%) JBoss
14 8 (4.76%) SharePoint
15 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (2.98%) Skype for Business
16 4 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 2 (1.19%) WebLogic
17 2 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) RMDS
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (10.71%) IaaS
4 17 (10.12%) GitHub
5 16 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (7.14%) Google App Engine
6 12 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (6.55%) PaaS
8 6 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.98%) Office 365
10 3 (1.79%) SaaS
10 3 (1.79%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.60%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.60%) Heroku
11 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (23.81%) SAN
2 37 (22.02%) LAN
2 37 (22.02%) WAN
3 32 (19.05%) HTTP
4 27 (16.07%) Fibre Channel
5 26 (15.48%) NAS
6 25 (14.88%) iSCSI
7 24 (14.29%) DNS
8 23 (13.69%) Multicast
9 22 (13.10%) FCoE
10 21 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 19 (11.31%) SSL
12 17 (10.12%) Firewall
13 16 (9.52%) DHCP
14 15 (8.93%) Network Security
15 11 (6.55%) FTP
15 11 (6.55%) IPsec
16 10 (5.95%) VLAN
17 5 (2.98%) NetScaler
17 5 (2.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (24.40%) SQL Server
2 31 (18.45%) MySQL
3 21 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (11.90%) Hadoop
5 17 (10.12%) HBase
6 9 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.76%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.19%) DB2
8 2 (1.19%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.60%) Big Data
9 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.60%) Informix
9 1 (0.60%) OLAP
9 1 (0.60%) OLTP
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (26.79%) Jenkins
2 30 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 20 (11.90%) Vagrant
4 17 (10.12%) JIRA
5 16 (9.52%) Maven
6 12 (7.14%) Travis CI
7 11 (6.55%) Subversion
8 7 (4.17%) Hudson
9 6 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (3.57%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.38%) GitLab
11 2 (1.19%) MSI
12 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.60%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.60%) git-flow
12 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (14.29%) Banking
2 23 (13.69%) Finance
3 9 (5.36%) Games
4 4 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.38%) Retail
5 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Front Office
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (39.29%) Architect
2 35 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
4 23 (13.69%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (7.74%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 12 (7.14%) Lead Architect
7 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.95%) Design Engineer
9 9 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.76%) Analyst
10 8 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
10 8 (4.76%) Data Architect
10 8 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 6 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 5 (2.98%) Administrator
14 4 (2.38%) Applications Architect
14 4 (2.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (27.38%) XML
2 30 (17.86%) REST
2 30 (17.86%) Web Services
3 28 (16.67%) Middleware
4 24 (14.29%) WSDL
4 24 (14.29%) XSD
5 18 (10.71%) Servlets
6 16 (9.52%) .NET
6 16 (9.52%) Rendezvous
7 15 (8.93%) HTML
7 15 (8.93%) XSLT
8 14 (8.33%) LAMP
9 12 (7.14%) J2EE
10 11 (6.55%) Sensu
11 10 (5.95%) libvirt
12 9 (5.36%) LAPP Stack
13 8 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (4.76%) Node.js
13 8 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.33%) NHS
2 9 (5.36%) Private Cloud
3 6 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.98%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.98%) Replication
5 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.79%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.79%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.79%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.79%) User Experience
7 2 (1.19%) Clustering
7 2 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.19%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) Online Games
8 1 (0.60%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 107 (63.69%) Linux
2 91 (54.17%) Windows
3 31 (18.45%) Unix
4 26 (15.48%) Solaris
5 23 (13.69%) Windows Server
6 22 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.76%) AIX
9 8 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.76%) SUSE
10 7 (4.17%) HPUX
11 6 (3.57%) CentOS
12 4 (2.38%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.38%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.38%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.79%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.79%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.19%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (33.33%) DevOps
3 47 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (22.02%) Configuration Management
5 28 (16.67%) Migration
6 25 (14.88%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (14.88%) Virtual Environments
7 24 (14.29%) SOA
8 23 (13.69%) TOGAF
9 22 (13.10%) Benchmarking
10 20 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (10.71%) MODAF
12 16 (9.52%) E-Commerce
13 15 (8.93%) Data Migration
13 15 (8.93%) Open Source
14 14 (8.33%) Software Delivery
14 14 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
15 11 (6.55%) Load Balancing
15 11 (6.55%) Server Virtualisation
16 10 (5.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.60%) Java
1 43 (25.60%) SQL
2 34 (20.24%) JavaScript
3 32 (19.05%) Python
4 30 (17.86%) Ruby
5 23 (13.69%) Perl
6 22 (13.10%) Bash Shell
7 17 (10.12%) PowerShell
8 11 (6.55%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.76%) Scala
10 5 (2.98%) C
10 5 (2.98%) C++
11 1 (0.60%) Go
11 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (14.88%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.31%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.74%) MCSE
3 13 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.55%) MCSA
5 8 (4.76%) MCSD
5 8 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.38%) Degree
7 3 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.79%) CCNA
7 3 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.19%) ACMT
8 2 (1.19%) CCA
8 2 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.19%) MCTS
9 1 (0.60%) CCSA
9 1 (0.60%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.74%) HL7
2 4 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.38%) QA
3 3 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 106 (63.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (36.31%) KVM
3 40 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 38 (22.62%) Active Directory
5 37 (22.02%) Docker
6 27 (16.07%) NFS
7 24 (14.29%) SRDF
8 16 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (9.52%) vSphere
9 15 (8.93%) XenServer
10 11 (6.55%) XenDesktop
11 10 (5.95%) DFS Replication
12 9 (5.36%) XenApp
13 5 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (2.38%) vCloud
14 4 (2.38%) VMware ESX
14 4 (2.38%) VMware Server
15 3 (1.79%) BitLocker
15 3 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (1.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 54 (32.14%) Puppet
2 47 (27.98%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (16.07%) SCCM
4 26 (15.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 24 (14.29%) Ansible
6 14 (8.33%) WSUS
7 10 (5.95%) Graphite
8 9 (5.36%) Tivoli
9 8 (4.76%) Cobbler
9 8 (4.76%) Ganglia
9 8 (4.76%) StatsD
10 7 (4.17%) Nagios
11 5 (2.98%) logstash
11 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (2.98%) SCOM
11 5 (2.98%) SCVMM
11 5 (2.98%) Terraform
12 4 (2.38%) XenMobile
12 4 (2.38%) Zenoss
13 3 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 118 (70.24%) VMware
2 68 (40.48%) Citrix
3 62 (36.90%) Microsoft
4 56 (33.33%) Oracle
5 36 (21.43%) NetApp
6 31 (18.45%) IBM
7 28 (16.67%) Cisco
7 28 (16.67%) EMC
8 24 (14.29%) Intel
9 21 (12.50%) Sybase
10 20 (11.90%) HP
11 17 (10.12%) Google
12 16 (9.52%) DataSynapse
12 16 (9.52%) TIBCO
13 12 (7.14%) Apple
13 12 (7.14%) Red Hat
14 9 (5.36%) Dell
15 8 (4.76%) EnterpriseDB
16 6 (3.57%) Rackspace
17 5 (2.98%) SolarWinds
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