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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 383 378 383
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Xen 25 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.25% 2.05% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 16
Average daily rate £475 £440 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% +18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £293 £298
% change year-on-year
+45.29% -1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00
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
2004 1951 1864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.46% 9.19% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1275 1134
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 116 111
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.31 £17.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.99% +0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £28.75 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +48 5 £213 -38.84% 2
Harrow - 3 £500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 25 (80.65%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (70.97%) Linux
4 17 (54.84%) Windows
5 15 (48.39%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (45.16%) Puppet
7 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (35.48%) MySQL
9 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
9 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
9 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
9 10 (32.26%) Citrix
9 10 (32.26%) WebSphere
9 10 (32.26%) Docker
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (29.03%) HP
10 9 (29.03%) Dell
10 9 (29.03%) Cisco
10 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
10 9 (29.03%) Finance
11 8 (25.81%) Blackberry
11 8 (25.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (25.81%) Python
11 8 (25.81%) ITIL
11 8 (25.81%) Oracle
11 8 (25.81%) MS Office
11 8 (25.81%) Open Source
11 8 (25.81%) Ruby
11 8 (25.81%) KVM

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
1 10 (32.26%) WebSphere
2 8 (25.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (22.58%) IIS
4 6 (19.35%) Apache
4 6 (19.35%) OpenStack
4 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
4 6 (19.35%) Skype for Business
5 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (22.58%) IaaS
3 7 (22.58%) PaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.23%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) LAN
1 6 (19.35%) Skype
1 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
1 6 (19.35%) WebEx
2 5 (16.13%) DNS
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) SAN
3 4 (12.90%) SMTP
4 3 (9.68%) HTTP
5 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
5 2 (6.45%) MPLS
5 2 (6.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) FCoE
6 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.23%) IMAP
6 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.23%) Multicast
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.23%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) HBase
4 1 (3.23%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Vagrant
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) WebOps Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Wintel Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) LAMP
2 3 (9.68%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (6.45%) Sensu
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.23%) COM
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) Rendezvous
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Blackberry
2 6 (19.35%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.23%) Online Games
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Unix
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.68%) CentOS
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris
6 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) SUSE
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Open Source
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Data Management
4 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
5 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
5 5 (16.13%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Python
1 8 (25.81%) Ruby
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
4 5 (16.13%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) Docker
3 8 (25.81%) KVM
4 5 (16.13%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
6 3 (9.68%) vCloud
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (6.45%) NLBS
7 2 (6.45%) VirtualBox
7 2 (6.45%) XenApp
8 1 (3.23%) LXC
8 1 (3.23%) NFS
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (3.23%) SRDF
8 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (45.16%) Puppet
3 6 (19.35%) Nagios
3 6 (19.35%) SCCM
4 5 (16.13%) Ansible
5 3 (9.68%) Zenoss
6 2 (6.45%) WSUS
7 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) VMware
2 10 (32.26%) Citrix
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco
3 9 (29.03%) Dell
3 9 (29.03%) HP
4 8 (25.81%) Oracle
5 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
5 7 (22.58%) Sybase
6 6 (19.35%) Bloomberg
6 6 (19.35%) Intel Security
6 6 (19.35%) Polycom
6 6 (19.35%) Rackspace
6 6 (19.35%) Reuters
7 5 (16.13%) EMC
8 4 (12.90%) NetApp
9 2 (6.45%) Brocade
9 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.45%) IBM
10 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
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