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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
UK / England
Rank 531 537 534
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Xen 43 53 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 1.13% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 42
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £505 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £417 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
5016 4683 4805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.10% 10.26% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3152 2833 2656
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 466 565
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +9 29 £460 +12.88% 6
North West +18 7 £430 +27.40% 2
South East +18 2 £394 +5.00% 7
Yorkshire +5 2 £394 -7.35% 3
North East -33 2 £520 +9.47%
East of England 0 1 £413 -8.33% 2
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 100 (97.09%) Linux
2 82 (79.61%) DevOps
3 70 (67.96%) VMware
3 70 (67.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (58.25%) Apache
4 60 (58.25%) Python
5 55 (53.40%) Tomcat
5 55 (53.40%) Bash Shell
6 47 (45.63%) Puppet
6 47 (45.63%) Amazon AWS
7 44 (42.72%) Jenkins
8 42 (40.78%) nginx
8 42 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (39.81%) MySQL
10 40 (38.83%) Jetty
11 37 (35.92%) Ubuntu
11 37 (35.92%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (35.92%) Ansible
12 36 (34.95%) PostgreSQL
13 35 (33.98%) Firewall
13 35 (33.98%) Red Hat
13 35 (33.98%) Windows
13 35 (33.98%) Git (software)
14 33 (32.04%) CentOS
14 33 (32.04%) LAMP
15 32 (31.07%) Perl
16 31 (30.10%) Java
16 31 (30.10%) Docker
17 30 (29.13%) GitLab
17 30 (29.13%) Microsoft

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 60 (58.25%) Apache
2 55 (53.40%) Tomcat
3 42 (40.78%) nginx
4 40 (38.83%) Jetty
5 27 (26.21%) IIS
5 27 (26.21%) WebSphere
6 26 (25.24%) OpenStack
6 26 (25.24%) WildFly
7 22 (21.36%) Mule ESB
8 17 (16.50%) CloudStack
9 14 (13.59%) Mongrel
10 13 (12.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (8.74%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (2.91%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (1.94%) Confluence
13 2 (1.94%) SAS
13 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.97%) JBoss
14 1 (0.97%) Liferay
14 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (45.63%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (13.59%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (12.62%) Google App Engine
3 13 (12.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (7.77%) IaaS
4 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (6.80%) PaaS
6 6 (5.83%) G Suite
7 4 (3.88%) SaaS
8 3 (2.91%) DigitalOcean
9 2 (1.94%) GitHub
9 2 (1.94%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.94%) HP Helion
9 2 (1.94%) Linode
10 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.97%) Heroku
10 1 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.97%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.98%) Firewall
2 28 (27.18%) VPN
3 26 (25.24%) HTTP
4 22 (21.36%) Reverse Proxy
5 21 (20.39%) DNS
6 19 (18.45%) TCP/IP
7 17 (16.50%) LAN
7 17 (16.50%) WAN
8 15 (14.56%) Fibre Channel
8 15 (14.56%) FTP
8 15 (14.56%) SSL
9 14 (13.59%) DHCP
9 14 (13.59%) DMZ
9 14 (13.59%) iSCSI
9 14 (13.59%) NAS
9 14 (13.59%) SAN
10 13 (12.62%) FCoE
10 13 (12.62%) IPsec
10 13 (12.62%) Multicast
11 12 (11.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.81%) MySQL
2 36 (34.95%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (24.27%) SQL Server
4 22 (21.36%) NoSQL
5 10 (9.71%) Hadoop
5 10 (9.71%) HBase
6 3 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.94%) DataStage
7 2 (1.94%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.94%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.97%) Redis
8 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (42.72%) Jenkins
2 35 (33.98%) Git (software)
3 30 (29.13%) GitLab
4 24 (23.30%) Gerrit
4 24 (23.30%) Mercurial
5 14 (13.59%) Travis CI
6 6 (5.83%) Subversion
6 6 (5.83%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.97%) git-flow
7 1 (0.97%) GoCD
7 1 (0.97%) JIRA
7 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (11.65%) Banking
2 8 (7.77%) Finance
3 3 (2.91%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
4 2 (1.94%) Games
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
5 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (45.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (15.53%) Architect
2 16 (15.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (10.68%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Platform Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Design Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (4.85%) Administrator
8 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.88%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (3.88%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) DevOps Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.04%) LAMP
2 29 (28.16%) LAPP Stack
3 25 (24.27%) LEMP Stack
4 22 (21.36%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (14.56%) .NET
6 13 (12.62%) Middleware
6 13 (12.62%) Servlets
7 12 (11.65%) HTML
7 12 (11.65%) J2EE
8 11 (10.68%) XML
9 9 (8.74%) Rendezvous
9 9 (8.74%) XSLT
10 5 (4.85%) Web Services
11 4 (3.88%) ELK Stack
12 3 (2.91%) Node.js
12 3 (2.91%) REST
13 2 (1.94%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (1.94%) CSS
13 2 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (1.94%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Online Banking
2 6 (5.83%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.91%) Clustering
3 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.91%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 100 (97.09%) Linux
2 37 (35.92%) Ubuntu
3 35 (33.98%) Windows
4 33 (32.04%) CentOS
5 21 (20.39%) Unix
6 16 (15.53%) Solaris
7 8 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.77%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.80%) Android
8 7 (6.80%) Apple iOS
8 7 (6.80%) Mac OS X
8 7 (6.80%) Windows 10
9 6 (5.83%) Windows Server
10 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.91%) Debian
12 2 (1.94%) AIX
12 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (79.61%) DevOps
2 42 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (35.92%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (22.33%) Configuration Management
4 23 (22.33%) Open Source
5 20 (19.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (18.45%) Scrum
7 18 (17.48%) Load Balancing
8 16 (15.53%) ITIL
9 14 (13.59%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (12.62%) Benchmarking
11 9 (8.74%) SDLC
12 8 (7.77%) Patch Management
13 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (6.80%) Software Delivery
13 7 (6.80%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 6 (5.83%) High Availability
14 6 (5.83%) Software Distribution
14 6 (5.83%) Translating Business Requirements
14 6 (5.83%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 60 (58.25%) Python
2 55 (53.40%) Bash Shell
3 32 (31.07%) Perl
4 31 (30.10%) Java
5 26 (25.24%) Ruby
6 24 (23.30%) SQL
7 17 (16.50%) Shell Script
8 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
9 12 (11.65%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.88%) PHP
11 2 (1.94%) C
11 2 (1.94%) Jython
12 1 (0.97%) C#
12 1 (0.97%) C++
12 1 (0.97%) Go
12 1 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (13.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.88%) MCSA
5 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.91%) MCSE
6 2 (1.94%) CCNA
6 2 (1.94%) CCNP
7 1 (0.97%) ACMT
7 1 (0.97%) CCA
7 1 (0.97%) CISSP
7 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.97%) Degree
7 1 (0.97%) MCTS
7 1 (0.97%) SANS
7 1 (0.97%) SSCP
7 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (67.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (30.10%) Docker
3 27 (26.21%) KVM
4 26 (25.24%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (19.42%) vSphere
6 16 (15.53%) Hyper-V
6 16 (15.53%) XenServer
7 15 (14.56%) NFS
8 14 (13.59%) SRDF
9 11 (10.68%) Active Directory
10 9 (8.74%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (7.77%) XenApp
11 8 (7.77%) XenDesktop
12 7 (6.80%) BitLocker
13 4 (3.88%) Squid
13 4 (3.88%) vCloud
14 3 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (1.94%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.97%) iptables
16 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 47 (45.63%) Puppet
2 37 (35.92%) Ansible
3 29 (28.16%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (24.27%) ZABBIX
5 24 (23.30%) HAProxy
6 23 (22.33%) Kibana
6 23 (22.33%) logstash
7 13 (12.62%) Cobbler
8 9 (8.74%) SCCM
9 7 (6.80%) Nagios
9 7 (6.80%) WSUS
10 6 (5.83%) Zenoss
11 4 (3.88%) vRealize
12 2 (1.94%) OpenAM
12 2 (1.94%) OpenNMS
12 2 (1.94%) Terraform
13 1 (0.97%) Ganglia
13 1 (0.97%) Packer
13 1 (0.97%) QRadar
13 1 (0.97%) StatsD
Vendors
1 70 (67.96%) VMware
2 35 (33.98%) Red Hat
3 30 (29.13%) Microsoft
4 22 (21.36%) Google
5 21 (20.39%) Cisco
5 21 (20.39%) Oracle
6 18 (17.48%) EMC
7 17 (16.50%) IBM
8 15 (14.56%) NetApp
9 14 (13.59%) Intel
10 12 (11.65%) Citrix
11 10 (9.71%) Dell
12 9 (8.74%) DataSynapse
12 9 (8.74%) Sybase
12 9 (8.74%) TIBCO
13 8 (7.77%) Apple
13 8 (7.77%) HP
14 7 (6.80%) Symantec
15 6 (5.83%) ServiceNow
16 4 (3.88%) AppDynamics
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