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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 518 557 542
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -15
Contract jobs citing Xen 103 81 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.69% 1.46% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 57 31
Median daily rate £500 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £180 £300
% change year-on-year
+191.66% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00
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
6098 5566 5141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.25% 10.76% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3889 3229 2819
Median daily rate £400 £353 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 551 634
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +35 62 £475 +35.61% 12
South West +28 24 £638 +70.00% 1
Yorkshire +7 10 £525 +41.31% 3
North West -18 3 £388 -13.88% 3
South East +16 2 £425 +26.86% 1
North East -40 2 £410 +49.18% 1
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 117 (69.23%) VMware
2 110 (65.09%) Linux
3 105 (62.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 93 (55.03%) Windows
5 76 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (42.01%) KVM
7 69 (40.83%) Citrix
8 59 (34.91%) Microsoft
9 58 (34.32%) DevOps
10 57 (33.73%) Amazon AWS
11 54 (31.95%) Apache
12 51 (30.18%) XML
13 49 (28.99%) Oracle
14 48 (28.40%) Jenkins
15 47 (27.81%) Puppet
16 46 (27.22%) SQL Server
17 45 (26.63%) SAN
18 44 (26.04%) Hyper-V
19 43 (25.44%) Java
20 42 (24.85%) JavaScript
20 42 (24.85%) LAN
20 42 (24.85%) WAN
20 42 (24.85%) NetApp
21 41 (24.26%) Tomcat
21 41 (24.26%) SQL
21 41 (24.26%) Docker
22 38 (22.49%) Git (software)
22 38 (22.49%) Active Directory
23 37 (21.89%) Continuous Integration
24 36 (21.30%) EMC

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 54 (31.95%) Apache
2 41 (24.26%) Tomcat
3 30 (17.75%) WebSphere
4 29 (17.16%) IIS
5 25 (14.79%) OpenStack
6 23 (13.61%) nginx
7 21 (12.43%) Confluence
8 20 (11.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 18 (10.65%) Oracle Coherence
10 12 (7.10%) Jetty
11 10 (5.92%) MS Exchange
12 9 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (4.73%) JBoss
14 7 (4.14%) CloudStack
15 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
17 3 (1.78%) WildFly
18 2 (1.18%) Mule ESB
18 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
18 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.59%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 57 (33.73%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (10.06%) GitHub
4 15 (8.88%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (8.88%) IaaS
5 10 (5.92%) Google App Engine
5 10 (5.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (4.73%) PaaS
7 5 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.96%) Office 365
8 4 (2.37%) SoftLayer
9 3 (1.78%) Google Apps
9 3 (1.78%) SaaS
10 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.59%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.59%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.59%) Heroku
10 1 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (26.63%) SAN
2 42 (24.85%) LAN
2 42 (24.85%) WAN
3 33 (19.53%) Fibre Channel
3 33 (19.53%) HTTP
4 31 (18.34%) iSCSI
4 31 (18.34%) NAS
5 28 (16.57%) Multicast
6 27 (15.98%) FCoE
7 26 (15.38%) DNS
8 22 (13.02%) TCP/IP
9 21 (12.43%) SSL
10 20 (11.83%) Firewall
11 18 (10.65%) Network Security
12 15 (8.88%) DHCP
13 11 (6.51%) VLAN
14 10 (5.92%) FTP
15 9 (5.33%) IPsec
16 7 (4.14%) SNMP
17 5 (2.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.22%) SQL Server
2 34 (20.12%) MySQL
3 30 (17.75%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (13.02%) Hadoop
5 19 (11.24%) HBase
6 9 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.73%) Star Schema
8 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.18%) DB2
9 2 (1.18%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.59%) Big Data
10 1 (0.59%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.59%) Informix
10 1 (0.59%) OLAP
10 1 (0.59%) OLTP
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.59%) Redis
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (28.40%) Jenkins
2 38 (22.49%) Git (software)
3 26 (15.38%) Vagrant
4 17 (10.06%) JIRA
5 16 (9.47%) Maven
6 15 (8.88%) Subversion
7 10 (5.92%) GitLab
7 10 (5.92%) Travis CI
8 7 (4.14%) Hudson
9 6 (3.55%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (3.55%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.78%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.18%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.18%) MSI
12 1 (0.59%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.59%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.59%) git-flow
12 1 (0.59%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (14.20%) Banking
2 20 (11.83%) Finance
3 9 (5.33%) Games
4 7 (4.14%) Retail
5 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Electronics
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (42.60%) Architect
2 37 (21.89%) Infrastructure Architect
3 35 (20.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (15.98%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (10.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 14 (8.28%) Design Engineer
6 14 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (7.69%) Lead Architect
8 12 (7.10%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (6.51%) AWS DevOps
9 11 (6.51%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (5.92%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (5.33%) Automation Engineer
12 8 (4.73%) Data Architect
12 8 (4.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 7 (4.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 5 (2.96%) Analyst
14 5 (2.96%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 5 (2.96%) Platform Engineer
14 5 (2.96%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (30.18%) XML
2 33 (19.53%) REST
3 31 (18.34%) Middleware
4 30 (17.75%) Web Services
5 24 (14.20%) WSDL
5 24 (14.20%) XSD
6 22 (13.02%) LAMP
7 18 (10.65%) HTML
7 18 (10.65%) Rendezvous
8 17 (10.06%) XSLT
9 16 (9.47%) LAPP Stack
9 16 (9.47%) Servlets
10 14 (8.28%) .NET
10 14 (8.28%) LEMP Stack
10 14 (8.28%) Sensu
11 13 (7.69%) libvirt
12 11 (6.51%) Node.js
13 10 (5.92%) J2EE
13 10 (5.92%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (4.14%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.28%) NHS
2 9 (5.33%) Private Cloud
3 7 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.55%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.55%) Device Driver
4 6 (3.55%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.96%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.96%) Replication
6 4 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.78%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.78%) User Experience
8 2 (1.18%) Clustering
8 2 (1.18%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.59%) Online Games
9 1 (0.59%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 110 (65.09%) Linux
2 93 (55.03%) Windows
3 30 (17.75%) Solaris
4 26 (15.38%) Unix
5 24 (14.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (13.02%) Windows Server
7 19 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (7.10%) CentOS
8 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.73%) AIX
9 8 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.73%) SUSE
10 7 (4.14%) HPUX
10 7 (4.14%) Mac OS X
10 7 (4.14%) Ubuntu
10 7 (4.14%) Windows 10
11 6 (3.55%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.55%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.96%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (34.32%) DevOps
3 37 (21.89%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (20.12%) Configuration Management
5 33 (19.53%) Performance Tuning
6 28 (16.57%) Migration
7 27 (15.98%) Benchmarking
7 27 (15.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 25 (14.79%) Virtual Environments
9 24 (14.20%) SOA
10 23 (13.61%) TOGAF
11 19 (11.24%) E-Commerce
12 18 (10.65%) MODAF
12 18 (10.65%) Software Delivery
13 17 (10.06%) Load Balancing
14 15 (8.88%) Data Migration
15 14 (8.28%) Zachman Framework
16 12 (7.10%) Open Source
17 11 (6.51%) Infrastructure Management
18 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.44%) Java
2 42 (24.85%) JavaScript
3 41 (24.26%) SQL
4 36 (21.30%) Python
5 31 (18.34%) Perl
6 28 (16.57%) Ruby
7 26 (15.38%) Bash Shell
8 17 (10.06%) PowerShell
9 11 (6.51%) Scala
10 6 (3.55%) C
11 5 (2.96%) C++
12 4 (2.37%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.59%) Go
13 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (15.98%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.43%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.47%) MCSE
3 16 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.10%) MCSA
5 9 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.73%) MCSD
7 7 (4.14%) Degree
8 4 (2.37%) ACMT
8 4 (2.37%) CCA
8 4 (2.37%) CCNA
8 4 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.37%) MCTS
9 3 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.59%) CCSA
10 1 (0.59%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.69%) HL7
2 4 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.37%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.37%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 105 (62.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (42.01%) KVM
3 44 (26.04%) Hyper-V
4 41 (24.26%) Docker
5 38 (22.49%) Active Directory
6 33 (19.53%) NFS
7 29 (17.16%) SRDF
8 18 (10.65%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (8.28%) XenDesktop
10 12 (7.10%) XenApp
11 11 (6.51%) vSphere
12 10 (5.92%) DFS Replication
13 9 (5.33%) XenServer
14 7 (4.14%) vCloud
15 6 (3.55%) BitLocker
15 6 (3.55%) Virtual Machines
16 5 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (2.37%) VMware ESX
17 4 (2.37%) VMware Server
18 3 (1.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (27.81%) Puppet
2 36 (21.30%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (15.98%) Ansible
3 27 (15.98%) SCCM
4 26 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 18 (10.65%) WSUS
6 13 (7.69%) Graphite
7 11 (6.51%) Ganglia
7 11 (6.51%) StatsD
8 9 (5.33%) logstash
8 9 (5.33%) Nagios
9 7 (4.14%) Kibana
9 7 (4.14%) Terraform
9 7 (4.14%) vRealize
9 7 (4.14%) Zenoss
10 5 (2.96%) Casper Suite
10 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (2.96%) SCOM
10 5 (2.96%) SCVMM
10 5 (2.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 117 (69.23%) VMware
2 69 (40.83%) Citrix
3 59 (34.91%) Microsoft
4 49 (28.99%) Oracle
5 42 (24.85%) NetApp
6 36 (21.30%) EMC
7 34 (20.12%) IBM
8 33 (19.53%) Cisco
9 29 (17.16%) Intel
10 19 (11.24%) HP
10 19 (11.24%) Red Hat
11 18 (10.65%) DataSynapse
11 18 (10.65%) Google
11 18 (10.65%) TIBCO
12 17 (10.06%) Sybase
13 16 (9.47%) Apple
14 7 (4.14%) Dell
15 6 (3.55%) Symantec
16 5 (2.96%) SolarWinds
17 3 (1.78%) ServiceNow
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