The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Xilinx products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xilinx over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Kent 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Xilinx, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xilinx
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xilinx 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.71% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -12.50%
Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
134 143 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 47.52% 52.00% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 85 61
Average daily rate £350 £363 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £158 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 20
Average hourly rate £47.00 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.75% -23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Xilinx
South East

Xilinx
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Xilinx Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Xilinx
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Xilinx Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Xilinx
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Xilinx 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 Xilinx.

1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Simulink
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) Actel
1 2 (100.00%) DO-254
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

Xilinx
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Xilinx 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 Xilinx. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Simulink
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) DO-254
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) Actel