The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank - 64 52
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.64% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category - 6.33% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+38.09% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
106 79 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.45% 10.04% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 20
Average daily rate £425 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £29.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xen across the Hertfordshire region.

Xen Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Xen
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the Hertfordshire region.

Xen Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (100.00%) F5