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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 97 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Xen 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% 0.81% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 3.85% 7.91% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Median daily rate £529 £281 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.08% -22.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+86.36% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
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
156 139 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.22% 10.23% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 82 42
Median daily rate £375 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £201 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £414 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 7
Median hourly rate £12.10 £12.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £17.40 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.76%

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 25 May 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (68.75%) Servlets
3 11 (68.75%) Java
4 10 (62.50%) Tomcat
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) Unix
5 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
5 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
6 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle
7 7 (43.75%) CloudStack
7 7 (43.75%) OpenStack
7 7 (43.75%) vSphere
7 7 (43.75%) KVM
8 6 (37.50%) DevOps
8 6 (37.50%) Jetty
8 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (37.50%) nginx
8 6 (37.50%) IIS
8 6 (37.50%) .NET
8 6 (37.50%) J2EE
8 6 (37.50%) AIX
8 6 (37.50%) DHCP
8 6 (37.50%) FTP
8 6 (37.50%) HTTP
8 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 6 (37.50%) SSL

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 10 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (43.75%) CloudStack
2 7 (43.75%) OpenStack
3 6 (37.50%) Apache
3 6 (37.50%) IIS
3 6 (37.50%) Jetty
3 6 (37.50%) nginx
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 4 (25.00%) JBoss
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (6.25%) PowerExchange
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (31.25%) Google App Engine
2 5 (31.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) FTP
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
1 6 (37.50%) IPsec
1 6 (37.50%) SSL
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) NAS
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Travis CI
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) Log4j
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) LAN Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Servlets
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) J2EE
3 5 (31.25%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (31.25%) Middleware
3 5 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) AIX
4 5 (31.25%) HPUX
4 5 (31.25%) SUSE
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) Web Operations
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) DSDM
6 3 (18.75%) RUP
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Open Source
7 1 (6.25%) Server Building
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) KVM
2 7 (43.75%) vSphere
3 3 (18.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Cobbler
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Google
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.25%) Axway
7 1 (6.25%) Informatica