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 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 87 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.092% 0.11% -
As % of the System Software category 1.45% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £320 -
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%
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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
69 61 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.37% 6.41% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 20
Average daily rate £275 £295 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £372 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.60 £8.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £16.00 £13.30
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (75.00%) Jetty
2 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (75.00%) Jetty
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (75.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) IPsec
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Operations
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Development
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) RUP
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) DSDM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) EnterpriseDB
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