The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 98 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.29% -
As % of the System Software category 4.44% 3.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£516 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+35.82% -12.07%
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 Leeds region.

System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
180 98 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.70% 9.59% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 53 35
Average daily rate £340 £288 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £125 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.20 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.60 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £54.40 £14.51
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 Leeds

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Xen Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Xen
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xen across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Xen Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (88.89%) VMware
3 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (88.89%) Configuration Management
3 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (88.89%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (83.33%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (83.33%) Google App Engine
4 15 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (83.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (83.33%) IPsec
4 15 (83.33%) Google
4 15 (83.33%) DHCP
4 15 (83.33%) FTP
4 15 (83.33%) HTTP
4 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
4 15 (83.33%) DNS
5 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
5 14 (77.78%) Java
5 14 (77.78%) .NET
5 14 (77.78%) J2EE
5 14 (77.78%) IIS
5 14 (77.78%) Servlets
5 14 (77.78%) WebSphere
5 14 (77.78%) Jetty
5 14 (77.78%) Apache
5 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
5 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
5 14 (77.78%) nginx

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 14 (77.78%) IIS
1 14 (77.78%) Apache
1 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
1 14 (77.78%) WebSphere
1 14 (77.78%) Jetty
1 14 (77.78%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (88.89%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (83.33%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (83.33%) Google App Engine
2 15 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (83.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) DHCP
1 15 (83.33%) FTP
1 15 (83.33%) HTTP
1 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 15 (83.33%) DNS
1 15 (83.33%) IPsec
2 12 (66.67%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
1 14 (77.78%) J2EE
1 14 (77.78%) Servlets
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (88.89%) Configuration Management
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Open Source
3 8 (44.44%) DevOps
4 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Server Building
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) RUP
5 2 (11.11%) DSDM
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) XenServer
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
1 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.11%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) Google
3 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) EnterpriseDB