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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 539 562 540
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Contract jobs citing Xen 59 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.01% 1.17% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 51
Median daily rate £450 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £350 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.17%
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
5840 5041 5361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.69% 9.97% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 2954 2954
Median daily rate £400 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 598 680
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +27 38 £500 -0.99% 6
Yorkshire +3 8 £430 -16.50% 2
North West +2 7 £430 +14.66% 3
South East +33 3 £401 +6.09% 1
North East -38 2 £520 +4.73%
East of England +4 1 £413 -
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Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (90.70%) Linux
2 87 (67.44%) VMware
3 81 (62.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 79 (61.24%) DevOps
5 70 (54.26%) Apache
6 64 (49.61%) Python
7 62 (48.06%) Windows
8 61 (47.29%) Tomcat
9 60 (46.51%) Bash Shell
10 57 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (36.43%) MySQL
12 46 (35.66%) Amazon AWS
13 44 (34.11%) Puppet
14 43 (33.33%) Jenkins
14 43 (33.33%) nginx
15 42 (32.56%) KVM
16 40 (31.01%) PostgreSQL
16 40 (31.01%) Ubuntu
17 39 (30.23%) Git (software)
17 39 (30.23%) LAMP
18 38 (29.46%) Red Hat
18 38 (29.46%) Perl
18 38 (29.46%) Jetty
19 37 (28.68%) Docker
20 36 (27.91%) Ansible
20 36 (27.91%) SQL Server
20 36 (27.91%) Firewall
21 35 (27.13%) Microsoft
21 35 (27.13%) Java
21 35 (27.13%) Continuous Integration

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 70 (54.26%) Apache
2 61 (47.29%) Tomcat
3 43 (33.33%) nginx
4 38 (29.46%) Jetty
5 32 (24.81%) IIS
6 31 (24.03%) WebSphere
7 27 (20.93%) WildFly
8 23 (17.83%) Mule ESB
8 23 (17.83%) OpenStack
9 21 (16.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 16 (12.40%) Oracle Coherence
11 13 (10.08%) CloudStack
12 11 (8.53%) Mongrel
13 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (3.88%) MS Exchange
14 3 (2.33%) Confluence
15 2 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (1.55%) SAS
15 2 (1.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (35.66%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.30%) IaaS
3 11 (8.53%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (7.75%) Google App Engine
4 10 (7.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (7.75%) PaaS
5 9 (6.98%) G Suite
5 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (3.10%) SaaS
7 3 (2.33%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (1.55%) GitHub
8 2 (1.55%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.55%) HP Helion
8 2 (1.55%) Linode
9 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.78%) Heroku
9 1 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.91%) Firewall
2 32 (24.81%) HTTP
2 32 (24.81%) LAN
2 32 (24.81%) WAN
3 29 (22.48%) SAN
3 29 (22.48%) VPN
4 25 (19.38%) Fibre Channel
5 24 (18.60%) NAS
6 23 (17.83%) iSCSI
6 23 (17.83%) Reverse Proxy
7 22 (17.05%) FCoE
7 22 (17.05%) Multicast
8 20 (15.50%) DNS
9 18 (13.95%) SSL
9 18 (13.95%) TCP/IP
10 15 (11.63%) DMZ
11 14 (10.85%) Internet
12 13 (10.08%) FTP
13 11 (8.53%) DHCP
14 10 (7.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (36.43%) MySQL
2 40 (31.01%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (27.91%) SQL Server
4 23 (17.83%) NoSQL
5 17 (13.18%) Hadoop
5 17 (13.18%) HBase
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.55%) DataStage
7 2 (1.55%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.78%) DB2
8 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.78%) OLAP
8 1 (0.78%) OLTP
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 39 (30.23%) Git (software)
3 32 (24.81%) GitLab
4 25 (19.38%) Gerrit
4 25 (19.38%) Mercurial
5 11 (8.53%) Travis CI
5 11 (8.53%) Vagrant
6 7 (5.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.78%) git-flow
7 1 (0.78%) GoCD
7 1 (0.78%) JIRA
7 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (13.95%) Banking
2 12 (9.30%) Finance
3 4 (3.10%) Retail
4 3 (2.33%) Electronics
4 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (35.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (24.03%) Architect
3 26 (20.16%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (12.40%) Design Engineer
5 14 (10.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Platform Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (5.43%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Lead Architect
9 6 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (3.10%) DevOps Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) Digital Architect
10 4 (3.10%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.23%) LAMP
2 34 (26.36%) LAPP Stack
3 30 (23.26%) LEMP Stack
4 24 (18.60%) Middleware
5 23 (17.83%) RabbitMQ
6 19 (14.73%) HTML
7 18 (13.95%) XML
8 15 (11.63%) Rendezvous
8 15 (11.63%) XSLT
9 13 (10.08%) .NET
10 10 (7.75%) J2EE
10 10 (7.75%) Servlets
11 6 (4.65%) Web Services
12 5 (3.88%) libvirt
12 5 (3.88%) Node.js
12 5 (3.88%) Sensu
13 4 (3.10%) REST
14 3 (2.33%) CSS
14 3 (2.33%) ELK Stack
15 2 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Cloud Native
2 8 (6.20%) Online Banking
3 6 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.88%) Replication
5 3 (2.33%) Clustering
5 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.55%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 117 (90.70%) Linux
2 62 (48.06%) Windows
3 40 (31.01%) Ubuntu
4 35 (27.13%) CentOS
5 26 (20.16%) Solaris
6 21 (16.28%) Unix
7 13 (10.08%) Mac OS X
7 13 (10.08%) Windows 10
8 10 (7.75%) Android
8 10 (7.75%) Apple iOS
9 9 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (6.20%) Windows 7
10 8 (6.20%) Windows Server
10 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (6.20%) Windows XP
11 6 (4.65%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.55%) Debian
12 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (61.24%) DevOps
2 57 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (27.13%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (20.16%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (19.38%) Configuration Management
5 25 (19.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (18.60%) Load Balancing
7 22 (17.05%) Benchmarking
8 20 (15.50%) ITIL
8 20 (15.50%) Scrum
9 18 (13.95%) Infrastructure Management
10 17 (13.18%) Open Source
11 13 (10.08%) Patch Management
11 13 (10.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 11 (8.53%) Software Distribution
12 11 (8.53%) Translating Business Requirements
12 11 (8.53%) Use Case
13 10 (7.75%) SDLC
14 9 (6.98%) High Availability
14 9 (6.98%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 64 (49.61%) Python
2 60 (46.51%) Bash Shell
3 38 (29.46%) Perl
4 35 (27.13%) Java
5 34 (26.36%) SQL
6 26 (20.16%) JavaScript
7 23 (17.83%) Ruby
8 18 (13.95%) PowerShell
9 13 (10.08%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.88%) PHP
10 5 (3.88%) Scala
11 2 (1.55%) C
11 2 (1.55%) Jython
12 1 (0.78%) C#
12 1 (0.78%) C++
12 1 (0.78%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (10.08%) SC Cleared
1 13 (10.08%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.43%) MCSE
4 6 (4.65%) Degree
4 6 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.88%) ACMT
5 5 (3.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (3.88%) CCA
5 5 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.88%) MCTS
6 4 (3.10%) MCSA
7 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.55%) CCNA
8 2 (1.55%) CCNP
9 1 (0.78%) CCSA
9 1 (0.78%) CCSE
9 1 (0.78%) SANS
9 1 (0.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (62.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (32.56%) KVM
3 37 (28.68%) Docker
4 27 (20.93%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (20.16%) Active Directory
5 26 (20.16%) Hyper-V
6 25 (19.38%) NFS
7 24 (18.60%) SRDF
8 19 (14.73%) XenApp
8 19 (14.73%) XenDesktop
9 16 (12.40%) Oracle RAC
9 16 (12.40%) vSphere
10 13 (10.08%) BitLocker
11 12 (9.30%) XenServer
12 5 (3.88%) DFS Replication
12 5 (3.88%) vCloud
13 4 (3.10%) Squid
13 4 (3.10%) VMware ESX
13 4 (3.10%) VMware Server
14 3 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (34.11%) Puppet
2 36 (27.91%) Ansible
3 28 (21.71%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (20.16%) ZABBIX
5 25 (19.38%) HAProxy
6 24 (18.60%) Kibana
6 24 (18.60%) logstash
6 24 (18.60%) SCCM
7 17 (13.18%) WSUS
8 10 (7.75%) Cobbler
9 7 (5.43%) Nagios
9 7 (5.43%) Zenoss
10 5 (3.88%) Casper Suite
10 5 (3.88%) Ganglia
10 5 (3.88%) Graphite
10 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (3.88%) SCOM
10 5 (3.88%) SCVMM
10 5 (3.88%) StatsD
10 5 (3.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 87 (67.44%) VMware
2 38 (29.46%) Red Hat
3 35 (27.13%) Microsoft
4 31 (24.03%) Cisco
4 31 (24.03%) Oracle
5 30 (23.26%) NetApp
6 29 (22.48%) EMC
7 27 (20.93%) Citrix
8 25 (19.38%) IBM
9 24 (18.60%) Google
9 24 (18.60%) Intel
10 19 (14.73%) HP
11 17 (13.18%) Apple
12 15 (11.63%) DataSynapse
12 15 (11.63%) Dell
12 15 (11.63%) Sybase
12 15 (11.63%) TIBCO
13 13 (10.08%) Symantec
14 9 (6.98%) ServiceNow
15 6 (4.65%) AppDynamics
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