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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 537 543 529
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Xen 80 66 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.39% 1.29% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 52 32
Median daily rate £513 £288 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.26% -26.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £165 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £460 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
5763 5109 4862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.74% 10.39% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3597 2891 2599
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 606 621
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

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 24 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 24 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 +1 37 £469 +30.20% 9
South West +19 22 £638 +119.82% 2
Yorkshire +8 12 £498 +73.04% 3
East of England -8 4 £390 +122.85% 3
South East - 3 £425 - 1
North West -16 2 £325 +13.04% 3
East Midlands +18 1 £425 - 1
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 113 (73.38%) VMware
2 107 (69.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (68.18%) Linux
4 77 (50.00%) Windows
5 66 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 64 (41.56%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (38.31%) DevOps
8 58 (37.66%) Oracle
9 57 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (37.01%) Puppet
10 54 (35.06%) Jenkins
11 53 (34.42%) Amazon AWS
12 51 (33.12%) Citrix
13 50 (32.47%) Tomcat
13 50 (32.47%) Opscode Chef
14 49 (31.82%) Apache
14 49 (31.82%) Java
14 49 (31.82%) Configuration Management
15 47 (30.52%) KVM
16 43 (27.92%) WebSphere
17 40 (25.97%) IIS
18 38 (24.68%) HTTP
19 37 (24.03%) DNS
20 35 (22.73%) TCP/IP
20 35 (22.73%) XML
21 34 (22.08%) SQL
21 34 (22.08%) Python
22 33 (21.43%) Ruby
23 31 (20.13%) Docker
24 30 (19.48%) OpenStack

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 50 (32.47%) Tomcat
2 49 (31.82%) Apache
3 43 (27.92%) WebSphere
4 40 (25.97%) IIS
5 30 (19.48%) OpenStack
6 29 (18.83%) nginx
7 24 (15.58%) Jetty
8 22 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 16 (10.39%) CloudStack
10 15 (9.74%) Confluence
11 14 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (7.79%) Oracle 10gAS
12 12 (7.79%) Oracle Application Server
13 11 (7.14%) PowerExchange
14 10 (6.49%) SharePoint
15 9 (5.84%) Oracle Coherence
16 8 (5.19%) JBoss
17 6 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 6 (3.90%) Oracle Spatial
17 6 (3.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 53 (34.42%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (11.04%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (9.09%) GitHub
5 13 (8.44%) Google App Engine
5 13 (8.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (8.44%) IaaS
6 9 (5.84%) PaaS
7 7 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (3.25%) Office 365
9 3 (1.95%) SaaS
9 3 (1.95%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.65%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.65%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.65%) Heroku
10 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.68%) HTTP
2 37 (24.03%) DNS
3 35 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 29 (18.83%) DHCP
4 29 (18.83%) SSL
5 25 (16.23%) SAN
6 24 (15.58%) FTP
6 24 (15.58%) IPsec
7 20 (12.99%) LAN
8 19 (12.34%) WAN
9 17 (11.04%) NAS
10 16 (10.39%) Firewall
11 15 (9.74%) Fibre Channel
12 14 (9.09%) iSCSI
13 12 (7.79%) Multicast
14 11 (7.14%) FCoE
15 10 (6.49%) Network Security
16 6 (3.90%) Skype
16 6 (3.90%) WebEx
17 5 (3.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 27 (17.53%) MySQL
3 16 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (8.44%) Hadoop
5 12 (7.79%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (7.14%) PowerCenter
7 10 (6.49%) HBase
8 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database
8 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.90%) Data Mining
9 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.90%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.30%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.65%) Big Data
11 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.65%) Informix
11 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (35.06%) Jenkins
2 25 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.23%) Travis CI
3 15 (9.74%) Vagrant
4 14 (9.09%) JIRA
5 13 (8.44%) Maven
6 12 (7.79%) Log4j
7 9 (5.84%) Subversion
8 7 (4.55%) Hudson
9 6 (3.90%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.95%) GitLab
12 2 (1.30%) MSI
13 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.65%) git-flow
General
1 22 (14.29%) Finance
2 15 (9.74%) Banking
3 11 (7.14%) Games
4 4 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.95%) Retail
6 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (28.57%) Architect
2 35 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (12.99%) Infrastructure Architect
4 19 (12.34%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (6.49%) Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) Lead Architect
8 7 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (3.90%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Applications Architect
10 5 (3.25%) Consultant
10 5 (3.25%) Data Architect
11 4 (2.60%) Administrator
11 4 (2.60%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (2.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (2.60%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.73%) XML
2 29 (18.83%) .NET
2 29 (18.83%) Servlets
3 28 (18.18%) Web Services
4 25 (16.23%) J2EE
4 25 (16.23%) REST
5 20 (12.99%) WSDL
5 20 (12.99%) XSD
6 17 (11.04%) Middleware
7 11 (7.14%) LAMP
8 10 (6.49%) Rendezvous
9 9 (5.84%) HTML
9 9 (5.84%) XSLT
10 7 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (4.55%) Sensu
11 6 (3.90%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (3.90%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (3.90%) libvirt
12 4 (2.60%) LEMP Stack
13 3 (1.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) NHS
2 8 (5.19%) Private Cloud
3 7 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.95%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.95%) User Experience
6 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.30%) Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) iSeries
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Online Games
7 1 (0.65%) Psychology
7 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (68.18%) Linux
2 77 (50.00%) Windows
3 30 (19.48%) Unix
4 26 (16.88%) Solaris
5 20 (12.99%) Windows Server
6 19 (12.34%) AIX
7 16 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (8.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (4.55%) SUSE
11 6 (3.90%) CentOS
11 6 (3.90%) HPUX
12 4 (2.60%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.30%) CoreOS
14 2 (1.30%) Debian
14 2 (1.30%) Fedora
15 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (41.56%) Continuous Integration
2 59 (38.31%) DevOps
3 57 (37.01%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (31.82%) Configuration Management
5 24 (15.58%) Migration
6 20 (12.99%) SOA
7 19 (12.34%) TOGAF
8 18 (11.69%) Automated Testing
8 18 (11.69%) Unit Testing
9 16 (10.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (10.39%) MODAF
10 15 (9.74%) Open Source
11 13 (8.44%) Data Migration
11 13 (8.44%) E-Commerce
11 13 (8.44%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (8.44%) Scrum
11 13 (8.44%) Zachman Framework
12 12 (7.79%) Web Operations
13 11 (7.14%) DSDM
13 11 (7.14%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.82%) Java
2 34 (22.08%) Python
2 34 (22.08%) SQL
3 33 (21.43%) Ruby
4 25 (16.23%) Bash Shell
5 23 (14.94%) Perl
6 22 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 16 (10.39%) PowerShell
8 14 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.90%) C
10 4 (2.60%) C++
10 4 (2.60%) Scala
11 2 (1.30%) PHP
12 1 (0.65%) Go
Qualifications
1 23 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.49%) MCSA
3 10 (6.49%) MCSE
3 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.55%) MCSD
5 3 (1.95%) CCNA
5 3 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) HL7
2 5 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.60%) QA
4 3 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.95%) SLA
5 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.65%) HIPAA
System Software
1 107 (69.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (30.52%) KVM
3 31 (20.13%) Docker
4 27 (17.53%) Hyper-V
5 26 (16.88%) Active Directory
6 19 (12.34%) vSphere
7 18 (11.69%) XenServer
8 15 (9.74%) NFS
8 15 (9.74%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (7.79%) SRDF
10 5 (3.25%) DFS Replication
10 5 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (3.25%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (2.60%) vCloud
12 3 (1.95%) VirtualBox
12 3 (1.95%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.30%) etcd
13 2 (1.30%) flannel
14 1 (0.65%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 57 (37.01%) Puppet
2 50 (32.47%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (15.58%) Ansible
4 15 (9.74%) SCCM
5 12 (7.79%) Tivoli
6 11 (7.14%) Cobbler
7 7 (4.55%) Nagios
8 6 (3.90%) Graphite
9 5 (3.25%) WSUS
10 4 (2.60%) Ganglia
10 4 (2.60%) logstash
10 4 (2.60%) StatsD
10 4 (2.60%) Terraform
10 4 (2.60%) Zenoss
11 3 (1.95%) XenMobile
11 3 (1.95%) ZABBIX
12 2 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (1.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (1.30%) Salt
12 2 (1.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 113 (73.38%) VMware
2 66 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 58 (37.66%) Oracle
4 51 (33.12%) Citrix
5 22 (14.29%) IBM
6 21 (13.64%) Red Hat
7 19 (12.34%) Cisco
7 19 (12.34%) NetApp
8 16 (10.39%) EMC
8 16 (10.39%) Google
9 15 (9.74%) HP
9 15 (9.74%) Sybase
10 12 (7.79%) Axway
10 12 (7.79%) Informatica
10 12 (7.79%) Intel
11 11 (7.14%) EnterpriseDB
11 11 (7.14%) Genesys
12 10 (6.49%) DataSynapse
12 10 (6.49%) TIBCO
13 9 (5.84%) Dell
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