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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.26%
As % of the System Software category - - 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £370
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%
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
73 64 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.08% 10.41% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 16
Average daily rate £475 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £155 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £29.75 £13.00 £12.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.84% +7.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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

Xen
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - - - -
Xen
East of England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (66.67%) lighttpd
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) lighttpd
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet