The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 385 391 383
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Xen 25 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.099% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 1.29% 1.24% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 4
Average daily rate
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£414 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £549 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.75 -
Xen
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1940 1935 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.70% 7.99% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1167 1061
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 146 161
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in London

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Xen Daily Rate Trend in London

Xen
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xen across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Xen Daily Rate Histogram in London

Xen
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Xen Hourly Rate Trend in London

Xen
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 9 £420 +5.00% 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 55 (74.32%) VMware
2 53 (71.62%) Windows
3 49 (66.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (55.41%) Linux
5 40 (54.05%) Hyper-V
6 35 (47.30%) Cisco
7 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
8 30 (40.54%) SAN
9 26 (35.14%) MS Exchange
9 26 (35.14%) SQL
10 25 (33.78%) Oracle
10 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
10 25 (33.78%) Citrix
11 24 (32.43%) NetApp
12 23 (31.08%) Firewall
13 22 (29.73%) LAN
13 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (29.73%) Puppet
14 19 (25.68%) EMC
14 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
15 18 (24.32%) WAN
15 18 (24.32%) NFS
15 18 (24.32%) TCP/IP
15 18 (24.32%) iSCSI
16 17 (22.97%) NAS
16 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (22.97%) Fibre Channel
16 17 (22.97%) Opscode Chef
17 16 (21.62%) Java
17 16 (21.62%) Apache

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 26 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.62%) Apache
3 12 (16.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
4 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (12.16%) IIS
6 8 (10.81%) nginx
7 7 (9.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (9.46%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (5.41%) Node.js
9 3 (4.05%) OpenStack
9 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (4.05%) Lync
10 2 (2.70%) Jetty
11 1 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Office
2 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) RMDS
2 3 (4.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (8.11%) Amazon S3
3 6 (8.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.70%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.70%) SaaS
5 2 (2.70%) Office 365
5 2 (2.70%) GitHub
5 2 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (40.54%) SAN
2 23 (31.08%) Firewall
3 22 (29.73%) LAN
4 18 (24.32%) WAN
4 18 (24.32%) TCP/IP
4 18 (24.32%) iSCSI
5 17 (22.97%) NAS
5 17 (22.97%) Fibre Channel
6 15 (20.27%) HTTP
7 13 (17.57%) DNS
8 12 (16.22%) FCoE
8 12 (16.22%) Multicast
9 7 (9.46%) VPN
9 7 (9.46%) MPLS
10 5 (6.76%) DHCP
10 5 (6.76%) DSL
10 5 (6.76%) BIG-IP
10 5 (6.76%) VLAN
11 4 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (5.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) MySQL
3 10 (13.51%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.46%) NoSQL
5 6 (8.11%) HBase
5 6 (8.11%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.41%) Redis
6 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) DB2
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) Lombardi
3 2 (2.70%) GitLab
4 1 (1.35%) MSI
4 1 (1.35%) Hudson
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Games
2 6 (8.11%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Publishing
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.70%) German Language
4 2 (2.70%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.70%) Turkish Language
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Architect
2 13 (17.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (16.22%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 9 (12.16%) Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Citrix Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Linux Support
8 5 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support
9 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) XML
1 9 (12.16%) XSLT
2 8 (10.81%) Rendezvous
2 8 (10.81%) Middleware
3 7 (9.46%) HTML
4 6 (8.11%) libvirt
5 5 (6.76%) .NET
6 4 (5.41%) J2EE
6 4 (5.41%) Web Services
7 2 (2.70%) Drools
7 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Blackberry
2 11 (14.86%) Thin Client
2 11 (14.86%) Fat Client
3 8 (10.81%) Open Source
4 6 (8.11%) Online Games
5 4 (5.41%) Clustering
5 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (4.05%) Replication
6 3 (4.05%) CLARiiON
7 2 (2.70%) CMDB
7 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (71.62%) Windows
2 41 (55.41%) Linux
3 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (20.27%) Solaris
5 15 (20.27%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.86%) UNIX
7 9 (12.16%) Ubuntu
8 6 (8.11%) CentOS
8 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Vista
9 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.70%) Debian
11 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.57%) ITIL
3 11 (14.86%) Benchmarking
3 11 (14.86%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (14.86%) DevOps
4 9 (12.16%) Software Delivery
4 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing
6 7 (9.46%) ITSM
7 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.11%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (6.76%) Performance Management
8 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.76%) Workflow
8 5 (6.76%) Service Management
9 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.41%) BCP
9 4 (5.41%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.41%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) SQL
2 16 (21.62%) Java
3 14 (18.92%) Python
4 12 (16.22%) Ruby
5 8 (10.81%) C
6 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.46%) Perl
7 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.70%) VBScript
9 2 (2.70%) VB
10 1 (1.35%) C#
10 1 (1.35%) Golang
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.76%) MCITP
3 5 (6.76%) MCSE
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.41%) Degree
4 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) VCP4
4 4 (5.41%) VCP5
5 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) MCSA
5 3 (4.05%) CCNP
6 2 (2.70%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) RHCT
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) CCA
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 49 (66.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (54.05%) Hyper-V
3 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
4 18 (24.32%) NFS
5 15 (20.27%) XenApp
5 15 (20.27%) KVM
6 10 (13.51%) SRDF
7 9 (12.16%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (10.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (9.46%) Postfix
9 7 (9.46%) Docker
10 6 (8.11%) Sendmail
10 6 (8.11%) vSphere
11 5 (6.76%) NLBS
12 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
13 2 (2.70%) VirtualBox
14 1 (1.35%) vCloud
14 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
14 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (29.73%) Puppet
2 17 (22.97%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.46%) Ansible
4 6 (8.11%) Salt
5 5 (6.76%) Nagios
5 5 (6.76%) WSUS
6 4 (5.41%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (5.41%) Legato
6 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (5.41%) Cobbler
6 4 (5.41%) Backup Exec
7 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
7 3 (4.05%) Data Guard
7 3 (4.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (4.05%) SCCM
7 3 (4.05%) SCDPM
8 2 (2.70%) Casper Suite
8 2 (2.70%) SCOM
8 2 (2.70%) Zenoss
9 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 55 (74.32%) VMware
2 35 (47.30%) Cisco
3 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
4 25 (33.78%) Oracle
4 25 (33.78%) Citrix
5 24 (32.43%) NetApp
6 19 (25.68%) EMC
7 14 (18.92%) HP
8 12 (16.22%) IBM
8 12 (16.22%) Intel
9 10 (13.51%) Red Hat
10 8 (10.81%) TIBCO
10 8 (10.81%) DataSynapse
11 6 (8.11%) Symantec
11 6 (8.11%) Sybase
12 5 (6.76%) CheckPoint
12 5 (6.76%) 29West
13 3 (4.05%) FactSet
13 3 (4.05%) Reuters
13 3 (4.05%) Remedy
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