The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 65 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.48% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 1.43% 5.36% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate £490 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £312
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +36.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
70 56 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.27% 8.90% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 30
Average daily rate £250 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £411 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Xen
East of England

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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Xen
East of England

Xen
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Retail

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Architect
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat