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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 503 518 501
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Xen 86 59 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.62% 1.19% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 32
Average daily rate
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£373 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.85% -12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.00%
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
5300 4952 4775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.97% 9.84% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3050 2781 2499
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 596 574
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.50 £33.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
London +4 23 £365 +4.28% 7
North West -9 23 £450 +63.63%
Yorkshire -13 19 £418 - 2
North East - 12 £325 - 2
East of England +3 5 £180 -56.36% 2
South East -25 2 £335 +57.46% 7
West Midlands 0 1 £400 +6.66% 1
South West -12 1 £375 +29.08% 11
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Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 127 (82.47%) VMware
2 102 (66.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (55.84%) Microsoft
4 82 (53.25%) Windows
5 78 (50.65%) Citrix
6 73 (47.40%) Linux
7 53 (34.42%) DNS
8 52 (33.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (33.12%) Windows 7
10 50 (32.47%) DHCP
11 49 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (31.17%) Hyper-V
12 48 (31.17%) Java
13 46 (29.87%) HTTP
13 46 (29.87%) Active Directory
14 45 (29.22%) IIS
14 45 (29.22%) Apache
15 44 (28.57%) TCP/IP
16 43 (27.92%) SAN
17 42 (27.27%) Tomcat
17 42 (27.27%) WebSphere
18 41 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (26.62%) SQL
18 41 (26.62%) Configuration Management
18 41 (26.62%) Amazon AWS
19 40 (25.97%) Jenkins
19 40 (25.97%) Windows Server 2003
19 40 (25.97%) J2EE
20 39 (25.32%) nginx
21 38 (24.68%) Cloud Computing

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (29.22%) IIS
1 45 (29.22%) Apache
2 42 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 42 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 39 (25.32%) nginx
4 36 (23.38%) Jetty
5 21 (13.64%) MS Exchange
6 19 (12.34%) SharePoint
6 19 (12.34%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (7.79%) IBM Notes
9 6 (3.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (3.90%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.95%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.30%) Node.js
11 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.30%) Lync
12 1 (0.65%) Resin
12 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (11.04%) MS Office
2 9 (5.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (7.14%) SAP CRM
3 5 (3.25%) RMDS
4 3 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.62%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (24.68%) Cloud Computing
3 37 (24.03%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (24.03%) Google App Engine
3 37 (24.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (9.09%) Office 365
5 3 (1.95%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (34.42%) DNS
2 50 (32.47%) DHCP
3 46 (29.87%) HTTP
4 44 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 43 (27.92%) SAN
6 37 (24.03%) FTP
6 37 (24.03%) IPsec
7 35 (22.73%) SSL
8 24 (15.58%) WAN
9 22 (14.29%) LAN
10 20 (12.99%) Firewall
11 15 (9.74%) NAS
12 14 (9.09%) BIG-IP
12 14 (9.09%) MPLS
13 12 (7.79%) DSL
14 11 (7.14%) VLAN
15 10 (6.49%) iSCSI
15 10 (6.49%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (5.19%) Multicast
17 7 (4.55%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.79%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.90%) HBase
3 6 (3.90%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.90%) MySQL
4 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.30%) Redis
5 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 40 (25.97%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.30%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.65%) PVCS
3 1 (0.65%) Subversion
3 1 (0.65%) Hudson
General
1 16 (10.39%) Finance
2 9 (5.84%) Banking
3 8 (5.19%) Local Government
4 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (16.23%) Operations Engineer
2 24 (15.58%) Architect
3 18 (11.69%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (10.39%) Analyst
5 13 (8.44%) Consultant
6 12 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (7.79%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
7 11 (7.14%) Administrator
7 11 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.84%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) DevOps Consultant
11 6 (3.90%) Desktop Support
11 6 (3.90%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) Senior Operations Engineer
12 5 (3.25%) Citrix Engineer
13 4 (2.60%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.97%) J2EE
2 38 (24.68%) .NET
3 36 (23.38%) Servlets
4 8 (5.19%) XML
4 8 (5.19%) XSLT
5 7 (4.55%) Rendezvous
5 7 (4.55%) Middleware
6 6 (3.90%) HTML
7 5 (3.25%) Ultra Messaging
8 4 (2.60%) Web Services
9 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.30%) Sensu
9 2 (1.30%) Drools
9 2 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.65%) RESTful
10 1 (0.65%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Thin Client
1 19 (12.34%) Fat Client
2 15 (9.74%) Blackberry
2 15 (9.74%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.95%) Replication
4 3 (1.95%) PKI
5 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.30%) Life Science
5 2 (1.30%) CMDB
5 2 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (53.25%) Windows
2 73 (47.40%) Linux
3 52 (33.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (33.12%) Windows 7
5 40 (25.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (6.49%) Solaris
7 9 (5.84%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.90%) UNIX
9 5 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.30%) CentOS
10 2 (1.30%) Debian
10 2 (1.30%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.65%) Android
11 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
2 41 (26.62%) Configuration Management
3 30 (19.48%) DevOps
4 27 (17.53%) CRM
5 25 (16.23%) Open Source
6 23 (14.94%) ITIL
7 18 (11.69%) ITSM
7 18 (11.69%) Automated Testing
7 18 (11.69%) Unit Testing
8 16 (10.39%) Service Management
9 15 (9.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (9.74%) Problem Management
9 15 (9.74%) Performance Management
10 14 (9.09%) Business Continuity
10 14 (9.09%) Migration
10 14 (9.09%) BCP
10 14 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
10 14 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (5.84%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.17%) Java
2 41 (26.62%) SQL
3 9 (5.84%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.90%) C
6 5 (3.25%) Perl
6 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.25%) Ruby
7 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.60%) Python
7 4 (2.60%) VBScript
8 3 (1.95%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) Go
9 1 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (11.04%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.90%) Degree
5 4 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.60%) MCSE
6 3 (1.95%) MCSA
6 3 (1.95%) CCNP
6 3 (1.95%) CCNA
7 2 (1.30%) MCP
8 1 (0.65%) CCA
8 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 102 (66.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (31.17%) Hyper-V
3 46 (29.87%) Active Directory
4 25 (16.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (14.29%) XenApp
6 15 (9.74%) vSphere
7 14 (9.09%) NLBS
8 13 (8.44%) KVM
9 11 (7.14%) NFS
10 9 (5.84%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (5.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (4.55%) XenDesktop
11 7 (4.55%) SRDF
12 5 (3.25%) VMware ESX
12 5 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (2.60%) XenServer
14 3 (1.95%) iptables
15 2 (1.30%) BitLocker
15 2 (1.30%) Docker
15 2 (1.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (22.08%) Puppet
2 31 (20.13%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (14.94%) Backup Exec
4 19 (12.34%) SCCM
5 15 (9.74%) WSUS
6 6 (3.90%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.60%) Nagios
7 4 (2.60%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (1.95%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.95%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.95%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.30%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.30%) Ansible
9 2 (1.30%) Zenoss
9 2 (1.30%) SCOM
10 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.65%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 127 (82.47%) VMware
2 86 (55.84%) Microsoft
3 78 (50.65%) Citrix
4 37 (24.03%) Google
5 36 (23.38%) HP
6 35 (22.73%) Symantec
7 34 (22.08%) SAP
8 32 (20.78%) Oracle
9 26 (16.88%) Cisco
10 22 (14.29%) Hitachi
11 20 (12.99%) EMC
12 18 (11.69%) CheckPoint
13 16 (10.39%) NetApp
14 12 (7.79%) Lotus
15 10 (6.49%) IBM
16 9 (5.84%) F5
17 8 (5.19%) Red Hat
18 7 (4.55%) TIBCO
18 7 (4.55%) DataSynapse
18 7 (4.55%) Intel
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