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 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 353 363 339
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing Xen 45 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 2.38% 1.63% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 13
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£433 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.62%
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
1888 1842 1626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.94% 8.55% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1139 933
Average daily rate £400 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 109 210
Average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £25.00 £42.50
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 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +12 8 £320 +11.20% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £425 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Sidcup - - - -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 62 (71.26%) VMware
2 57 (65.52%) Windows
3 53 (60.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (49.43%) Hyper-V
5 38 (43.68%) Linux
6 37 (42.53%) Cisco
7 35 (40.23%) Citrix
7 35 (40.23%) SAN
8 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
9 33 (37.93%) Active Directory
10 32 (36.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (34.48%) MS Exchange
12 23 (26.44%) XenApp
12 23 (26.44%) Puppet
13 22 (25.29%) LAN
13 22 (25.29%) Firewall
14 21 (24.14%) NetApp
14 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (22.99%) SQL
16 19 (21.84%) Blackberry
16 19 (21.84%) Windows 7
17 18 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 18 (20.69%) NFS
17 18 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
18 17 (19.54%) WAN
18 17 (19.54%) iSCSI
19 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
19 16 (18.39%) Oracle
19 16 (18.39%) Python
19 16 (18.39%) ITIL

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (17.24%) Apache
4 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (10.34%) nginx
5 9 (10.34%) Tomcat
6 8 (9.20%) WebSphere
7 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (5.75%) Node.js
8 5 (5.75%) IIS
9 4 (4.60%) OpenStack
10 3 (3.45%) Jetty
10 3 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (3.45%) Lync
10 3 (3.45%) JBoss
10 3 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) MS Office
2 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (9.20%) Amazon S3
2 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.45%) Google App Engine
4 3 (3.45%) SaaS
5 2 (2.30%) PaaS
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.30%) GitHub
5 2 (2.30%) Route 53
6 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (40.23%) SAN
2 22 (25.29%) LAN
2 22 (25.29%) Firewall
3 17 (19.54%) WAN
3 17 (19.54%) iSCSI
4 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
5 14 (16.09%) DNS
6 13 (14.94%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (14.94%) HTTP
7 12 (13.79%) NAS
8 10 (11.49%) MPLS
8 10 (11.49%) BIG-IP
9 8 (9.20%) DSL
9 8 (9.20%) FCoE
9 8 (9.20%) Multicast
10 6 (6.90%) SSL
11 5 (5.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (4.60%) SMTP
12 4 (4.60%) DHCP
12 4 (4.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) MySQL
2 12 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.20%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.90%) Redis
6 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.45%) HBase
7 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.30%) DB2
8 2 (2.30%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.45%) Hudson
4 2 (2.30%) GitLab
5 1 (1.15%) Maven
5 1 (1.15%) MSI
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Games
3 5 (5.75%) Publishing
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.60%) Banking
5 2 (2.30%) German Language
5 2 (2.30%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.30%) Turkish Language
5 2 (2.30%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.15%) Law
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (18.39%) Analyst
2 12 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Architect
6 8 (9.20%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) Citrix Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.90%) Desktop Support
8 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Linux Support
9 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) libvirt
2 4 (4.60%) .NET
3 3 (3.45%) J2EE
3 3 (3.45%) HTML
3 3 (3.45%) Web Services
3 3 (3.45%) XML
3 3 (3.45%) XSLT
3 3 (3.45%) Rendezvous
3 3 (3.45%) Middleware
4 2 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.15%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Blackberry
2 14 (16.09%) Thin Client
2 14 (16.09%) Fat Client
3 9 (10.34%) Online Games
3 9 (10.34%) Open Source
4 5 (5.75%) Clustering
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (65.52%) Windows
2 38 (43.68%) Linux
3 32 (36.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (21.84%) Windows 7
6 12 (13.79%) UNIX
7 11 (12.64%) Solaris
8 10 (11.49%) Ubuntu
9 8 (9.20%) CentOS
9 8 (9.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.60%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.45%) Debian
12 2 (2.30%) VMS
12 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) ITIL
1 16 (18.39%) DevOps
2 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.64%) Configuration Management
4 10 (11.49%) Problem Management
4 10 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.20%) Service Management
5 8 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (9.20%) Benchmarking
5 8 (9.20%) Performance Management
5 8 (9.20%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (8.05%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (8.05%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.05%) Business Continuity
6 7 (8.05%) BCP
6 7 (8.05%) ITSM
7 5 (5.75%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (5.75%) Workflow
8 4 (4.60%) Migration
8 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) SQL
2 16 (18.39%) Python
3 13 (14.94%) Ruby
3 13 (14.94%) Java
4 6 (6.90%) Perl
5 5 (5.75%) C
6 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.45%) PHP
7 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.30%) Golang
9 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.34%) MCSE
3 7 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.90%) MCITP
5 5 (5.75%) MCSA
6 4 (4.60%) VCP4
6 4 (4.60%) VCP5
7 3 (3.45%) Degree
7 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.30%) MCP
8 2 (2.30%) CCNP
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.30%) RHCT
9 1 (1.15%) CCA
9 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (60.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (49.43%) Hyper-V
3 33 (37.93%) Active Directory
4 23 (26.44%) XenApp
5 18 (20.69%) NFS
6 13 (14.94%) KVM
7 12 (13.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (9.20%) Postfix
8 8 (9.20%) NLBS
9 7 (8.05%) Docker
10 6 (6.90%) Sendmail
10 6 (6.90%) SRDF
10 6 (6.90%) XenDesktop
11 4 (4.60%) vSphere
12 3 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
13 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
13 2 (2.30%) VirtualBox
13 2 (2.30%) Squid
14 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (26.44%) Puppet
2 18 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.20%) Ansible
4 7 (8.05%) WSUS
5 6 (6.90%) Nagios
5 6 (6.90%) Salt
6 4 (4.60%) NetBackup
6 4 (4.60%) Legato
6 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (4.60%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (4.60%) Vagrant
6 4 (4.60%) Cobbler
6 4 (4.60%) Casper Suite
7 3 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (3.45%) SCDPM
7 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.15%) Graphite
8 1 (1.15%) logstash
8 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.15%) collectd
Vendors
1 62 (71.26%) VMware
2 37 (42.53%) Cisco
3 35 (40.23%) Citrix
4 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
5 21 (24.14%) NetApp
6 16 (18.39%) Oracle
7 15 (17.24%) Red Hat
8 14 (16.09%) EMC
9 9 (10.34%) HP
9 9 (10.34%) CheckPoint
10 8 (9.20%) Intel
11 7 (8.05%) IBM
12 5 (5.75%) FactSet
12 5 (5.75%) Brocade
12 5 (5.75%) Reuters
12 5 (5.75%) Symantec
12 5 (5.75%) Wyse
13 4 (4.60%) Dell
13 4 (4.60%) Dell KACE
14 3 (3.45%) Google
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