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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 565 561 563
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Xen 59 75 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.98% 1.39% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 48 42
Median daily rate £500 £438 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
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
6015 5401 5421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.13% 10.24% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3856 3126 3025
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 571 676
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £41.55 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +17 37 £500 +36.98% 9
Yorkshire -7 8 £500 -6.14% 3
North East -29 6 £492 -0.45%
South East +22 5 £438 +15.19% 1
North West -2 3 £548 +36.87% 1
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 116 (74.36%) VMware
2 114 (73.08%) Linux
3 109 (69.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (44.87%) Windows
5 70 (44.87%) DevOps
6 69 (44.23%) Apache
7 61 (39.10%) KVM
8 58 (37.18%) Jenkins
9 55 (35.26%) Amazon AWS
10 54 (34.62%) Microsoft
11 53 (33.97%) Docker
12 52 (33.33%) Tomcat
13 51 (32.69%) Citrix
14 50 (32.05%) Python
15 48 (30.77%) MySQL
16 47 (30.13%) Puppet
17 46 (29.49%) XML
18 44 (28.21%) Bash Shell
19 43 (27.56%) SQL Server
19 43 (27.56%) PostgreSQL
19 43 (27.56%) Git (software)
20 42 (26.92%) Perl
21 41 (26.28%) nginx
22 40 (25.64%) Hyper-V
22 40 (25.64%) Java
23 39 (25.00%) JavaScript
23 39 (25.00%) SAN
23 39 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
24 38 (24.36%) LAMP

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 69 (44.23%) Apache
2 52 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 41 (26.28%) nginx
4 32 (20.51%) Jetty
5 30 (19.23%) IIS
6 29 (18.59%) WebSphere
7 21 (13.46%) Confluence
8 19 (12.18%) OpenStack
8 19 (12.18%) WildFly
9 17 (10.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 16 (10.26%) Mule ESB
11 14 (8.97%) Oracle Coherence
12 13 (8.33%) Mongrel
13 5 (3.21%) CloudStack
13 5 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (3.21%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (35.26%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.54%) GitHub
3 15 (9.62%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (9.62%) IaaS
4 14 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (7.69%) Google App Engine
5 12 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (5.13%) PaaS
7 6 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.92%) DigitalOcean
8 3 (1.92%) Google Apps
8 3 (1.92%) SaaS
9 2 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.28%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.28%) Heroku
9 2 (1.28%) HP Helion
9 2 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (1.28%) Linode
9 2 (1.28%) SoftLayer
9 2 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.00%) SAN
2 36 (23.08%) LAN
2 36 (23.08%) WAN
3 32 (20.51%) HTTP
4 28 (17.95%) Fibre Channel
5 27 (17.31%) DNS
6 26 (16.67%) Firewall
6 26 (16.67%) NAS
6 26 (16.67%) SSL
7 25 (16.03%) iSCSI
8 23 (14.74%) FCoE
8 23 (14.74%) Multicast
8 23 (14.74%) TCP/IP
9 22 (14.10%) VPN
10 16 (10.26%) Reverse Proxy
11 15 (9.62%) FTP
12 14 (8.97%) DHCP
13 13 (8.33%) Network Security
14 12 (7.69%) IPsec
15 10 (6.41%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.77%) MySQL
2 43 (27.56%) PostgreSQL
2 43 (27.56%) SQL Server
3 17 (10.90%) NoSQL
4 16 (10.26%) Hadoop
4 16 (10.26%) HBase
5 9 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.13%) Star Schema
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.28%) DataStage
8 2 (1.28%) DB2
8 2 (1.28%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.64%) Big Data
9 1 (0.64%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.64%) OLAP
9 1 (0.64%) OLTP
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 58 (37.18%) Jenkins
2 43 (27.56%) Git (software)
3 27 (17.31%) GitLab
4 23 (14.74%) Vagrant
5 17 (10.90%) Gerrit
5 17 (10.90%) JIRA
5 17 (10.90%) Mercurial
6 16 (10.26%) Maven
7 13 (8.33%) Travis CI
8 11 (7.05%) Subversion
9 7 (4.49%) Hudson
10 1 (0.64%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.64%) GoCD
10 1 (0.64%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (14.10%) Banking
2 19 (12.18%) Finance
3 7 (4.49%) Retail
4 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.56%) Electronics
5 4 (2.56%) Games
5 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (41.03%) Architect
2 39 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
4 18 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (8.97%) Design Engineer
7 14 (8.97%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 13 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
9 12 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (7.69%) Lead Architect
10 11 (7.05%) Windows Engineer
11 10 (6.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 9 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 8 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
13 8 (5.13%) Data Architect
14 6 (3.85%) Consultant
14 6 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
15 5 (3.21%) Administrator
15 5 (3.21%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.49%) XML
2 38 (24.36%) LAMP
3 32 (20.51%) LAPP Stack
4 31 (19.87%) REST
5 29 (18.59%) Web Services
6 28 (17.95%) LEMP Stack
7 25 (16.03%) Middleware
8 24 (15.38%) WSDL
8 24 (15.38%) XSD
9 19 (12.18%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (10.90%) HTML
11 15 (9.62%) .NET
12 14 (8.97%) Rendezvous
12 14 (8.97%) Servlets
12 14 (8.97%) XSLT
13 13 (8.33%) libvirt
14 12 (7.69%) J2EE
15 11 (7.05%) Node.js
15 11 (7.05%) Sensu
16 4 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) NHS
2 9 (5.77%) Private Cloud
3 6 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.85%) Device Driver
4 5 (3.21%) Cloud Native
4 5 (3.21%) Online Banking
4 5 (3.21%) Replication
5 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.28%) Clustering
6 2 (1.28%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.28%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 114 (73.08%) Linux
2 70 (44.87%) Windows
3 31 (19.87%) CentOS
4 29 (18.59%) Solaris
5 24 (15.38%) Ubuntu
6 20 (12.82%) Unix
7 15 (9.62%) Windows Server
8 10 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (4.49%) Mac OS X
12 6 (3.85%) Windows 10
12 6 (3.85%) Windows 8
12 6 (3.85%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.92%) AIX
13 3 (1.92%) Android
13 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.92%) SUSE
13 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (44.87%) DevOps
3 39 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (22.44%) Configuration Management
5 29 (18.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 27 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (16.03%) Load Balancing
7 25 (16.03%) Migration
7 25 (16.03%) TOGAF
7 25 (16.03%) Virtual Environments
8 24 (15.38%) SOA
9 23 (14.74%) Benchmarking
10 18 (11.54%) MODAF
11 16 (10.26%) E-Commerce
11 16 (10.26%) Software Delivery
12 15 (9.62%) Data Migration
12 15 (9.62%) Open Source
13 14 (8.97%) Zachman Framework
14 13 (8.33%) Scrum
15 11 (7.05%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.05%) Python
2 44 (28.21%) Bash Shell
3 42 (26.92%) Perl
4 40 (25.64%) Java
5 39 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 35 (22.44%) SQL
7 23 (14.74%) Ruby
8 13 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 11 (7.05%) Scala
10 6 (3.85%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.21%) PHP
12 4 (2.56%) C++
13 2 (1.28%) C
13 2 (1.28%) Jython
14 1 (0.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 31 (19.87%) Security Cleared
2 26 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (9.62%) MCSE
5 13 (8.33%) MCSA
6 8 (5.13%) MCSD
7 7 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.85%) Degree
9 5 (3.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (2.56%) ACMT
10 4 (2.56%) CCA
10 4 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (2.56%) MCTS
11 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.28%) CCNA
12 2 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.64%) CCSA
13 1 (0.64%) CCSE
13 1 (0.64%) CISSP
13 1 (0.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.33%) HL7
2 4 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 109 (69.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (39.10%) KVM
3 53 (33.97%) Docker
4 40 (25.64%) Hyper-V
5 28 (17.95%) NFS
6 27 (17.31%) Active Directory
7 26 (16.67%) SRDF
8 20 (12.82%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (8.97%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (7.69%) XenApp
10 12 (7.69%) XenDesktop
11 9 (5.77%) vSphere
12 8 (5.13%) vCloud
13 6 (3.85%) BitLocker
14 5 (3.21%) DFS Replication
14 5 (3.21%) XenServer
15 4 (2.56%) VMware ESX
15 4 (2.56%) VMware Server
16 3 (1.92%) Squid
16 3 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (30.13%) Puppet
2 31 (19.87%) Ansible
3 30 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 24 (15.38%) SCCM
6 20 (12.82%) ZABBIX
7 18 (11.54%) Kibana
7 18 (11.54%) logstash
8 17 (10.90%) HAProxy
8 17 (10.90%) WSUS
9 12 (7.69%) Graphite
10 11 (7.05%) Ganglia
10 11 (7.05%) StatsD
11 10 (6.41%) Zenoss
12 9 (5.77%) Nagios
13 8 (5.13%) vRealize
14 6 (3.85%) Terraform
15 5 (3.21%) Casper Suite
15 5 (3.21%) SCOM
15 5 (3.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 116 (74.36%) VMware
2 54 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 51 (32.69%) Citrix
4 38 (24.36%) Oracle
5 34 (21.79%) EMC
6 33 (21.15%) NetApp
7 31 (19.87%) Red Hat
8 30 (19.23%) Cisco
9 27 (17.31%) IBM
10 26 (16.67%) Intel
11 22 (14.10%) Google
12 17 (10.90%) Apple
13 14 (8.97%) DataSynapse
13 14 (8.97%) HP
13 14 (8.97%) TIBCO
14 13 (8.33%) Sybase
15 6 (3.85%) Dell
15 6 (3.85%) Symantec
16 5 (3.21%) SolarWinds
17 4 (2.56%) SAP