The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.20% - -
As % of the System Software category 1.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£130 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.62%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
51 43 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.16% 14.63% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 32
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -49.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £13.70 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.80 £20.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Xen
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Acronis
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Acronis