The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 517 512 474
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -38
Contract jobs citing Xen 81 57 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 1.55% 1.18% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 29
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £300 £346
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
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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
5238 4839 4667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.13% 9.80% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3064 2686 2390
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 594 613
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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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
East of England +24 26 £175 - 1
London -4 25 £350 -5.33% 19
North West +1 21 £450 +63.63% 1
North East - 4 £275 -
Yorkshire -28 2 £372 - 1
South West -5 1 £375 +29.08% 8
South East -26 1 £335 +16.52%
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Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 110 (78.01%) VMware
2 84 (59.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (57.45%) Citrix
4 80 (56.74%) Windows
5 72 (51.06%) Microsoft
6 56 (39.72%) Hyper-V
7 54 (38.30%) Linux
8 50 (35.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (33.33%) Windows 7
10 45 (31.91%) SAN
11 44 (31.21%) Active Directory
12 41 (29.08%) SQL
13 40 (28.37%) SAP
14 38 (26.95%) Oracle
14 38 (26.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (26.24%) Symantec
16 35 (24.82%) HP
17 31 (21.99%) Microsoft App-V
18 30 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
18 30 (21.28%) WAN
18 30 (21.28%) Java
18 30 (21.28%) Apache
19 29 (20.57%) Cisco
19 29 (20.57%) DNS
19 29 (20.57%) EMC
20 28 (19.86%) HTTP
21 27 (19.15%) DHCP
21 27 (19.15%) IIS
22 26 (18.44%) CRM
23 25 (17.73%) TCP/IP

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 30 (21.28%) Apache
2 27 (19.15%) IIS
3 24 (17.02%) Tomcat
3 24 (17.02%) WebSphere
4 21 (14.89%) MS Exchange
5 19 (13.48%) SharePoint
5 19 (13.48%) BizTalk Server
5 19 (13.48%) nginx
6 18 (12.77%) IBM Notes
7 16 (11.35%) Jetty
8 12 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (5.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (5.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (2.13%) Lync
11 2 (1.42%) Node.js
11 2 (1.42%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.71%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.71%) Resin
Applications
1 15 (10.64%) MS Office
2 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (14.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (7.80%) SAP CRM
3 7 (4.96%) RMDS
4 4 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.89%) Office 365
2 20 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (12.06%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (11.35%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (11.35%) Google App Engine
4 16 (11.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.13%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.71%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (31.91%) SAN
2 30 (21.28%) WAN
3 29 (20.57%) DNS
4 28 (19.86%) HTTP
5 27 (19.15%) DHCP
6 25 (17.73%) TCP/IP
7 23 (16.31%) LAN
8 21 (14.89%) Firewall
9 18 (12.77%) NAS
10 17 (12.06%) IPsec
10 17 (12.06%) SSL
11 16 (11.35%) FTP
12 13 (9.22%) MPLS
13 12 (8.51%) iSCSI
13 12 (8.51%) BIG-IP
13 12 (8.51%) DSL
14 11 (7.80%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (7.09%) Multicast
15 10 (7.09%) VLAN
16 9 (6.38%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
1 18 (12.77%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.96%) HBase
2 7 (4.96%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.26%) MySQL
4 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.42%) Redis
5 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.71%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 21 (14.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.84%) Subversion
4 2 (1.42%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 17 (12.06%) Finance
2 12 (8.51%) Local Government
3 9 (6.38%) Banking
4 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.42%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (22.70%) Architect
2 26 (18.44%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (17.73%) Operations Engineer
4 15 (10.64%) Analyst
4 15 (10.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 14 (9.93%) Administrator
6 12 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 12 (8.51%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 11 (7.80%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (6.38%) Operations Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Consultant
10 6 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.26%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.55%) Citrix Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.18%) J2EE
2 18 (12.77%) .NET
3 16 (11.35%) Servlets
4 13 (9.22%) XML
5 10 (7.09%) XSLT
6 9 (6.38%) Rendezvous
6 9 (6.38%) Middleware
7 8 (5.67%) HTML
8 7 (4.96%) Ultra Messaging
9 3 (2.13%) Web Services
10 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.42%) Sensu
10 2 (1.42%) Drools
10 2 (1.42%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.71%) RESTful
11 1 (0.71%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 17 (12.06%) Fat Client
2 17 (12.06%) Thin Client
3 13 (9.22%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.13%) Replication
5 3 (2.13%) PKI
5 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.13%) Life Science
6 2 (1.42%) CMDB
6 2 (1.42%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.71%) Online Games
7 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.71%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.71%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 80 (56.74%) Windows
2 54 (38.30%) Linux
3 50 (35.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 38 (26.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.80%) Solaris
7 8 (5.67%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.67%) UNIX
8 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.55%) CentOS
9 5 (3.55%) Debian
10 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.13%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.71%) Android
12 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.44%) CRM
3 23 (16.31%) Configuration Management
4 21 (14.89%) ITIL
5 20 (14.18%) Capacity Planning
6 19 (13.48%) Migration
6 19 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (11.35%) ITSM
8 14 (9.93%) Service Management
8 14 (9.93%) Open Source
9 13 (9.22%) Data Protection
9 13 (9.22%) Performance Management
9 13 (9.22%) Problem Management
9 13 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (8.51%) Business Continuity
10 12 (8.51%) BCP
10 12 (8.51%) Business Continuity Planning
11 11 (7.80%) DevOps
12 9 (6.38%) Unit Testing
12 9 (6.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.08%) SQL
2 30 (21.28%) Java
3 9 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.67%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.26%) C
5 6 (4.26%) Python
6 4 (2.84%) VBScript
6 4 (2.84%) Perl
6 4 (2.84%) PHP
6 4 (2.84%) Ruby
7 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.42%) VB
8 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.96%) Degree
5 5 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.55%) CCNP
6 3 (2.13%) CCNA
6 3 (2.13%) MCP
6 3 (2.13%) MCSE
7 2 (1.42%) MCSA
8 1 (0.71%) MCITP
8 1 (0.71%) VCP4
8 1 (0.71%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (59.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (39.72%) Hyper-V
3 44 (31.21%) Active Directory
4 31 (21.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (13.48%) XenApp
6 16 (11.35%) KVM
7 12 (8.51%) NFS
7 12 (8.51%) vSphere
7 12 (8.51%) NLBS
8 10 (7.09%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (6.38%) SRDF
10 7 (4.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (4.96%) XenDesktop
11 5 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (2.84%) VMware ESX
13 3 (2.13%) XenServer
13 3 (2.13%) iptables
14 2 (1.42%) BitLocker
14 2 (1.42%) Varnish
15 1 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (17.73%) SCCM
2 24 (17.02%) Backup Exec
2 24 (17.02%) Puppet
3 17 (12.06%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (9.22%) WSUS
5 5 (3.55%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.13%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.13%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.13%) Bcfg2
6 3 (2.13%) Nagios
6 3 (2.13%) Ganeti
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.42%) Ansible
7 2 (1.42%) SCOM
7 2 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.42%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.71%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.71%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 110 (78.01%) VMware
2 81 (57.45%) Citrix
3 72 (51.06%) Microsoft
4 40 (28.37%) SAP
5 38 (26.95%) Oracle
6 37 (26.24%) Symantec
7 35 (24.82%) HP
8 29 (20.57%) Cisco
8 29 (20.57%) EMC
9 22 (15.60%) Hitachi
10 19 (13.48%) NetApp
11 18 (12.77%) Lotus
12 16 (11.35%) CheckPoint
12 16 (11.35%) Google
13 11 (7.80%) IBM
14 9 (6.38%) Intel
14 9 (6.38%) TIBCO
14 9 (6.38%) Red Hat
14 9 (6.38%) DataSynapse
14 9 (6.38%) F5
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