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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 546 524 526
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs citing Xen 62 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.095%
As % of the System Software category 1.33% 1.13% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 22
Average daily rate £438 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £286 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £290 £298
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.75
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
4646 4765 4443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.84% 10.14% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2802 2605 2280
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 568 524
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.15 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the England region over the 3 months to 9 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
London -8 25 £475 +6.69% 6
North East -13 14 £497 +69.74% 3
Yorkshire -4 11 £396 -9.42% 4
North West -7 6 - - 2
South East -3 3 £375 +51.51% 6
East of England - 3 £438 - 2
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 122 (90.37%) Linux
2 114 (84.44%) VMware
3 110 (81.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (54.07%) Tomcat
5 73 (54.07%) Configuration Management
6 71 (52.59%) DNS
7 69 (51.11%) TCP/IP
8 68 (50.37%) Microsoft
8 68 (50.37%) Java
8 68 (50.37%) DevOps
9 66 (48.89%) Apache
10 65 (48.15%) HTTP
10 65 (48.15%) WebSphere
11 64 (47.41%) Jenkins
11 64 (47.41%) Amazon AWS
12 62 (45.93%) DHCP
12 62 (45.93%) IIS
13 61 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
14 60 (44.44%) nginx
15 59 (43.70%) SSL
15 59 (43.70%) IPsec
15 59 (43.70%) FTP
16 57 (42.22%) Servlets
16 57 (42.22%) Puppet
17 56 (41.48%) Opscode Chef
17 56 (41.48%) .NET
18 55 (40.74%) J2EE
18 55 (40.74%) Jetty
19 50 (37.04%) Amazon EC2

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 73 (54.07%) Tomcat
2 66 (48.89%) Apache
3 65 (48.15%) WebSphere
4 62 (45.93%) IIS
5 60 (44.44%) nginx
6 55 (40.74%) Jetty
7 20 (14.81%) OpenStack
8 14 (10.37%) CloudStack
8 14 (10.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 13 (9.63%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (8.89%) Oracle 10gAS
10 12 (8.89%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (8.15%) PowerExchange
12 8 (5.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (4.44%) Oracle Spatial
13 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
13 6 (4.44%) Skype for Business
14 5 (3.70%) JBoss
15 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
16 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 64 (47.41%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (37.04%) Amazon EC2
3 48 (35.56%) Google App Engine
3 48 (35.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 47 (34.81%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (5.19%) IaaS
6 7 (5.19%) PaaS
7 2 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (52.59%) DNS
2 69 (51.11%) TCP/IP
3 65 (48.15%) HTTP
4 62 (45.93%) DHCP
5 59 (43.70%) FTP
5 59 (43.70%) IPsec
5 59 (43.70%) SSL
6 11 (8.15%) SAN
7 10 (7.41%) Firewall
8 9 (6.67%) LAN
9 7 (5.19%) NAS
10 6 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (4.44%) Skype
10 6 (4.44%) SMTP
10 6 (4.44%) WebEx
11 5 (3.70%) Internet
11 5 (3.70%) WAN
12 4 (2.96%) Network Security
12 4 (2.96%) VLAN
13 3 (2.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) MySQL
2 13 (9.63%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (8.15%) PowerCenter
4 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.44%) Data Mining
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.22%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.74%) Big Data
8 1 (0.74%) DB2
8 1 (0.74%) HBase
8 1 (0.74%) HPCC
8 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 64 (47.41%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.89%) Log4j
3 10 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.96%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.22%) Subversion
6 2 (1.48%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.48%) JIRA
6 2 (1.48%) PVCS
6 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Games
3 4 (2.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Front Office
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (21.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (10.37%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (8.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (6.67%) Architect
4 9 (6.67%) Consultant
4 9 (6.67%) WebOps Engineer
5 8 (5.93%) Analyst
5 8 (5.93%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (5.19%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (4.44%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (4.44%) Web Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Administrator
9 4 (2.96%) Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.22%) Service Analyst
10 3 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.22%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (2.22%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (42.22%) Servlets
2 56 (41.48%) .NET
3 55 (40.74%) J2EE
4 6 (4.44%) Web Services
5 5 (3.70%) LAMP
6 4 (2.96%) Middleware
7 3 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.48%) Sensu
8 2 (1.48%) ServiceStack
8 2 (1.48%) XML
9 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.74%) COM
9 1 (0.74%) HTML
9 1 (0.74%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.74%) SOAP
9 1 (0.74%) Ultra Messaging
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.93%) Blackberry
1 8 (5.93%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.22%) Replication
3 3 (2.22%) User Experience
4 2 (1.48%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.48%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.48%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.74%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.74%) Online Games
5 1 (0.74%) Verilog
5 1 (0.74%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 122 (90.37%) Linux
2 48 (35.56%) Windows
3 24 (17.78%) Unix
4 20 (14.81%) Solaris
5 18 (13.33%) AIX
6 15 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.70%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.96%) CentOS
9 4 (2.96%) SUSE
9 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.22%) HPUX
10 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.48%) Debian
11 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
2 73 (54.07%) Configuration Management
3 68 (50.37%) DevOps
4 61 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (22.96%) Automated Testing
5 31 (22.96%) Unit Testing
6 30 (22.22%) Web Operations
7 28 (20.74%) Open Source
8 12 (8.89%) Scrum
9 11 (8.15%) DSDM
9 11 (8.15%) RUP
10 8 (5.93%) CRM
10 8 (5.93%) ITIL
11 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.44%) Data Management
11 6 (4.44%) Project Planning
12 5 (3.70%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.70%) Migration
13 4 (2.96%) Coaching
13 4 (2.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.37%) Java
2 31 (22.96%) Python
3 23 (17.04%) Bash Shell
4 21 (15.56%) Ruby
5 17 (12.59%) SQL
6 16 (11.85%) Perl
7 14 (10.37%) Shell Script
8 10 (7.41%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.96%) C
10 4 (2.96%) PHP
11 3 (2.22%) C++
12 2 (1.48%) Korn
12 2 (1.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.48%) CCNA
3 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.48%) MCSA
3 2 (1.48%) MCSE
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.74%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) JTAG
System Software
1 110 (81.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (17.78%) KVM
3 18 (13.33%) vSphere
4 16 (11.85%) Hyper-V
5 14 (10.37%) Active Directory
6 12 (8.89%) Docker
7 11 (8.15%) XenServer
8 7 (5.19%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (3.70%) NFS
9 5 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (2.22%) Varnish
10 3 (2.22%) vCloud
11 2 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.48%) NLBS
11 2 (1.48%) Samba
11 2 (1.48%) VirtualBox
11 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.48%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.48%) XenApp
12 1 (0.74%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 57 (42.22%) Puppet
2 56 (41.48%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (9.63%) Tivoli
4 12 (8.89%) Ansible
5 11 (8.15%) Cobbler
6 10 (7.41%) Nagios
7 6 (4.44%) SCCM
8 4 (2.96%) Zenoss
9 3 (2.22%) EMC VPLEX
9 3 (2.22%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (1.48%) WSUS
11 1 (0.74%) Cacti
11 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.74%) OpenNMS
11 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 114 (84.44%) VMware
2 68 (50.37%) Microsoft
3 48 (35.56%) Google
4 42 (31.11%) Oracle
5 18 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 15 (11.11%) Cisco
6 15 (11.11%) Citrix
6 15 (11.11%) HP
7 12 (8.89%) Axway
7 12 (8.89%) Informatica
8 11 (8.15%) EnterpriseDB
8 11 (8.15%) Genesys
9 10 (7.41%) Dell
9 10 (7.41%) EMC
9 10 (7.41%) IBM
10 7 (5.19%) Intel Security
10 7 (5.19%) SAP
10 7 (5.19%) Sun
10 7 (5.19%) Sybase
11 6 (4.44%) NetApp
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