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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 546 551 539
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Xen 66 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.16% 1.18% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 34
Median daily rate £475 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £290 £363
% change year-on-year
+34.48% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -14.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £22.50
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
5697 5258 5030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.15% 10.21% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3556 2921 2616
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 646 613
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -23 34 £488 +19.63% 10
Yorkshire +7 16 £395 +37.47% 5
South East - 6 - - 2
East of England +3 5 £508 -
North West -13 3 - - 2
South West -6 2 £330 +13.79%
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 92 (79.31%) Linux
2 83 (71.55%) VMware
3 78 (67.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (50.86%) Windows
5 56 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (42.24%) Puppet
7 48 (41.38%) DevOps
8 46 (39.66%) Tomcat
8 46 (39.66%) Microsoft
9 45 (38.79%) Oracle
10 44 (37.93%) Configuration Management
10 44 (37.93%) Opscode Chef
10 44 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
11 43 (37.07%) Java
12 42 (36.21%) Apache
13 40 (34.48%) WebSphere
14 39 (33.62%) Jenkins
15 37 (31.90%) IIS
16 36 (31.03%) DNS
17 35 (30.17%) TCP/IP
18 34 (29.31%) HTTP
18 34 (29.31%) KVM
19 31 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (25.86%) Python
20 30 (25.86%) Servlets
21 29 (25.00%) DHCP
22 28 (24.14%) Ruby
22 28 (24.14%) OpenStack
23 27 (23.28%) nginx
23 27 (23.28%) SSL

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 46 (39.66%) Tomcat
2 42 (36.21%) Apache
3 40 (34.48%) WebSphere
4 37 (31.90%) IIS
5 28 (24.14%) OpenStack
6 27 (23.28%) nginx
7 25 (21.55%) Jetty
8 17 (14.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 16 (13.79%) CloudStack
10 14 (12.07%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (10.34%) Oracle 10gAS
11 12 (10.34%) Oracle Application Server
12 11 (9.48%) PowerExchange
13 10 (8.62%) SharePoint
14 8 (6.90%) JBoss
15 6 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (5.17%) Oracle Spatial
15 6 (5.17%) Skype for Business
16 5 (4.31%) MS Exchange
16 5 (4.31%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 44 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (16.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (12.07%) Google App Engine
4 14 (12.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (8.62%) IaaS
6 9 (7.76%) PaaS
7 8 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (4.31%) Office 365
9 3 (2.59%) SaaS
10 2 (1.72%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.86%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.86%) GitHub
11 1 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (31.03%) DNS
2 35 (30.17%) TCP/IP
3 34 (29.31%) HTTP
4 29 (25.00%) DHCP
5 27 (23.28%) SSL
6 25 (21.55%) FTP
6 25 (21.55%) IPsec
7 17 (14.66%) Firewall
8 14 (12.07%) LAN
9 13 (11.21%) SAN
9 13 (11.21%) WAN
10 12 (10.34%) NAS
11 8 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (6.90%) iSCSI
12 7 (6.03%) Multicast
12 7 (6.03%) Network Security
13 6 (5.17%) FCoE
13 6 (5.17%) Skype
13 6 (5.17%) WebEx
14 5 (4.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.83%) MySQL
2 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (9.48%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (9.48%) PowerCenter
5 8 (6.90%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (5.17%) Data Mining
7 5 (4.31%) HBase
8 2 (1.72%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.86%) Informix
9 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (33.62%) Jenkins
2 25 (21.55%) Travis CI
3 18 (15.52%) Git (software)
4 12 (10.34%) Log4j
5 9 (7.76%) Vagrant
6 7 (6.03%) Subversion
7 6 (5.17%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.31%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.72%) MSI
10 1 (0.86%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.86%) git-flow
10 1 (0.86%) GitLab
10 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Games
3 9 (7.76%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) Front Office
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Publishing
5 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (27.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (12.93%) Architect
3 13 (11.21%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (8.62%) Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (6.03%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (3.45%) Administrator
7 4 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) Web Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Lead Architect
8 3 (2.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.59%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.86%) Servlets
2 27 (23.28%) .NET
3 26 (22.41%) J2EE
4 12 (10.34%) Middleware
5 9 (7.76%) LAMP
6 7 (6.03%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (6.03%) Web Services
6 7 (6.03%) XML
7 6 (5.17%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (5.17%) Rendezvous
8 4 (3.45%) HTML
8 4 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (3.45%) Sensu
8 4 (3.45%) XSLT
9 3 (2.59%) libvirt
10 2 (1.72%) REST
10 2 (1.72%) SOAP
11 1 (0.86%) jBPM
11 1 (0.86%) JSON
11 1 (0.86%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.17%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.59%) User Experience
4 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.86%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.86%) iSeries
5 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.86%) Online Games
5 1 (0.86%) Psychology
5 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (79.31%) Linux
2 59 (50.86%) Windows
3 27 (23.28%) Unix
4 20 (17.24%) Solaris
5 18 (15.52%) AIX
6 16 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (11.21%) Windows Server
9 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (6.03%) SUSE
12 6 (5.17%) HPUX
13 5 (4.31%) CentOS
14 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
14 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
15 2 (1.72%) Debian
15 2 (1.72%) Fedora
16 1 (0.86%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
2 48 (41.38%) DevOps
3 44 (37.93%) Configuration Management
4 31 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (15.52%) Automated Testing
5 18 (15.52%) Unit Testing
6 14 (12.07%) Open Source
7 13 (11.21%) Scrum
7 13 (11.21%) Web Operations
8 11 (9.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (9.48%) DSDM
8 11 (9.48%) RUP
9 9 (7.76%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.90%) ITIL
10 8 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (6.90%) Project Planning
11 7 (6.03%) CRM
11 7 (6.03%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (5.17%) Benchmarking
12 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.07%) Java
2 30 (25.86%) Python
3 28 (24.14%) Ruby
4 27 (23.28%) SQL
5 21 (18.10%) Bash Shell
6 17 (14.66%) Perl
7 14 (12.07%) Shell Script
8 12 (10.34%) PowerShell
9 9 (7.76%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.31%) C
11 3 (2.59%) PHP
12 2 (1.72%) C++
13 1 (0.86%) Go
13 1 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) CCNA
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.72%) MCSA
3 2 (1.72%) MCSE
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.45%) QA
3 3 (2.59%) SLA
4 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.86%) HIPAA
System Software
1 78 (67.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (29.31%) KVM
3 21 (18.10%) Active Directory
4 19 (16.38%) vSphere
5 18 (15.52%) XenServer
6 15 (12.93%) Docker
7 11 (9.48%) Hyper-V
7 11 (9.48%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (6.90%) NFS
9 6 (5.17%) SRDF
10 5 (4.31%) DFS Replication
10 5 (4.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (4.31%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (2.59%) vCloud
11 3 (2.59%) VirtualBox
11 3 (2.59%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.86%) Varnish
13 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 49 (42.24%) Puppet
2 44 (37.93%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (17.24%) Ansible
4 12 (10.34%) Tivoli
5 11 (9.48%) Cobbler
5 11 (9.48%) SCCM
6 5 (4.31%) Nagios
7 3 (2.59%) Graphite
7 3 (2.59%) XenMobile
7 3 (2.59%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.59%) Zenoss
8 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.72%) logstash
8 2 (1.72%) Salt
8 2 (1.72%) Terraform
9 1 (0.86%) Graylog
9 1 (0.86%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.86%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.86%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.86%) StatsD
Vendors
1 83 (71.55%) VMware
2 46 (39.66%) Microsoft
3 45 (38.79%) Oracle
4 25 (21.55%) Citrix
5 20 (17.24%) Red Hat
6 16 (13.79%) IBM
7 15 (12.93%) Cisco
7 15 (12.93%) HP
8 14 (12.07%) Google
9 12 (10.34%) Axway
9 12 (10.34%) Informatica
9 12 (10.34%) NetApp
10 11 (9.48%) EnterpriseDB
10 11 (9.48%) Genesys
10 11 (9.48%) Sybase
11 10 (8.62%) Dell
11 10 (8.62%) EMC
12 7 (6.03%) Intel Security
12 7 (6.03%) SAP
12 7 (6.03%) Sun
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