The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 58 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.26% -
As % of the System Software category 2.67% 1.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £514 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+90.90% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Xen
East of England

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
75 140 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.09% 18.54% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 66 38
Median daily rate £318 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £215 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £445 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 4
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £9.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £37.50 £28.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Xen as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xen across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Xen Daily Rate Histogram 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

Xen
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Xen.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) DFS Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Application Discovery
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) VMware

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) HP Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Application Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) DFS Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware