The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 106 100 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.069% 0.48% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 4.28% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £516 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00
Xen
West Yorkshire

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
181 187 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.44% 11.32% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 101 53
Median daily rate £413 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.92 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.64% -9.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Xen as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Xen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Xen.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Servlets
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) IIS
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) IPsec
3 5 (71.43%) Apache
3 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) FTP
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) SSL
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) Google
3 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (71.43%) Jetty
3 5 (71.43%) nginx
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (71.43%) Google App Engine
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (71.43%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) Web Operations

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) IIS
1 5 (71.43%) Jetty
1 5 (71.43%) Mongrel
1 5 (71.43%) nginx
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (71.43%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (71.43%) Google App Engine
1 5 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
1 5 (71.43%) IPsec
1 5 (71.43%) SSL
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Travis CI
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) LAN Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) LAN/WAN Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Server Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Virtualisation Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior WebOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) WebOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) WebOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Servlets
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) HPUX
2 2 (28.57%) SUSE
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) Web Operations
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) KVM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Google
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle