The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
England / London
Rank 384 390 381
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Xen 13 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 1.46% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 20
Median daily rate £455 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £221 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.78% +43.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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
2207 2058 2010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.39% 9.60% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1390 1336
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 96 116
Median hourly rate £22.42 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.00% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.95 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Xen as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 4 £400 +88.23%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Xen.

1 48 (96.00%) Linux
2 36 (72.00%) Apache
2 36 (72.00%) DevOps
3 33 (66.00%) VMware
3 33 (66.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (60.00%) Tomcat
5 29 (58.00%) Ubuntu
5 29 (58.00%) Bash Shell
6 28 (56.00%) Python
7 25 (50.00%) nginx
8 23 (46.00%) Jenkins
8 23 (46.00%) MySQL
8 23 (46.00%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (46.00%) Firewall
9 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (42.00%) Jetty
9 21 (42.00%) Ansible
9 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
10 20 (40.00%) Red Hat
11 19 (38.00%) Perl
12 18 (36.00%) Windows
12 18 (36.00%) VPN
12 18 (36.00%) CentOS
12 18 (36.00%) LAMP
12 18 (36.00%) Docker
12 18 (36.00%) HAProxy
12 18 (36.00%) GitLab
12 18 (36.00%) LAPP Stack
13 17 (34.00%) Kibana
13 17 (34.00%) WildFly

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 36 (72.00%) Apache
2 30 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 25 (50.00%) nginx
4 21 (42.00%) Jetty
5 17 (34.00%) WildFly
6 16 (32.00%) Mule ESB
7 12 (24.00%) IIS
7 12 (24.00%) WebSphere
8 8 (16.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (14.00%) DataSynapse
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (8.00%) Mongrel
10 4 (8.00%) OpenStack
11 2 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (4.00%) CloudStack
12 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
12 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
12 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.00%) G Suite
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.00%) Google App Engine
3 4 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) Firewall
2 18 (36.00%) VPN
3 16 (32.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 12 (24.00%) HTTP
5 10 (20.00%) LAN
5 10 (20.00%) WAN
6 9 (18.00%) FCoE
6 9 (18.00%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (18.00%) iSCSI
6 9 (18.00%) Multicast
6 9 (18.00%) NAS
6 9 (18.00%) SAN
7 8 (16.00%) DMZ
8 6 (12.00%) Internet
9 5 (10.00%) DNS
9 5 (10.00%) IPsec
9 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.00%) DHCP
10 4 (8.00%) FTP
10 4 (8.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) MySQL
1 23 (46.00%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (32.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
4 7 (14.00%) HBase
5 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.00%) Redis
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (46.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (36.00%) GitLab
4 17 (34.00%) Gerrit
4 17 (34.00%) Mercurial
5 4 (8.00%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Architect
3 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (16.00%) Design Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Digital Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) LAMP
1 18 (36.00%) LAPP Stack
2 17 (34.00%) LEMP Stack
3 16 (32.00%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (16.00%) HTML
4 8 (16.00%) Middleware
5 7 (14.00%) Rendezvous
5 7 (14.00%) XML
5 7 (14.00%) XSLT
6 4 (8.00%) .NET
6 4 (8.00%) Servlets
7 3 (6.00%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (6.00%) J2EE
7 3 (6.00%) Web Services
8 2 (4.00%) Node.js
8 2 (4.00%) YAML
9 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Cloud Native
2 4 (8.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Fintech
3 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (96.00%) Linux
2 29 (58.00%) Ubuntu
3 18 (36.00%) CentOS
3 18 (36.00%) Windows
4 9 (18.00%) Solaris
5 8 (16.00%) Android
5 8 (16.00%) Apple iOS
5 8 (16.00%) Mac OS X
5 8 (16.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.00%) Debian
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Unix
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) DevOps
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 10 (20.00%) Scrum
5 9 (18.00%) Benchmarking
5 9 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (18.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (16.00%) ITIL
6 8 (16.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 7 (14.00%) Patch Management
7 7 (14.00%) Software Distribution
7 7 (14.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (14.00%) Use Case
8 6 (12.00%) Open Source
9 5 (10.00%) SDLC
9 5 (10.00%) Software Delivery
10 2 (4.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) Bash Shell
2 28 (56.00%) Python
3 19 (38.00%) Perl
4 14 (28.00%) Java
5 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 10 (20.00%) SQL
6 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.00%) Ruby
8 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ACMT
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.00%) CCA
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) MCTS
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (66.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (36.00%) Docker
3 17 (34.00%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (24.00%) KVM
5 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (18.00%) NFS
5 9 (18.00%) SRDF
5 9 (18.00%) XenApp
5 9 (18.00%) XenDesktop
6 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (16.00%) BitLocker
7 7 (14.00%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (4.00%) iptables
8 2 (4.00%) Postfix
8 2 (4.00%) Squid
8 2 (4.00%) vSphere
8 2 (4.00%) XenServer
9 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.00%) vCloud
9 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (42.00%) Ansible
2 18 (36.00%) HAProxy
3 17 (34.00%) Kibana
3 17 (34.00%) logstash
4 16 (32.00%) ZABBIX
5 13 (26.00%) Puppet
6 8 (16.00%) SCCM
6 8 (16.00%) WSUS
7 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (6.00%) Nagios
9 2 (4.00%) OpenAM
10 1 (2.00%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (2.00%) OpenNebula
10 1 (2.00%) PowerCLI
10 1 (2.00%) vRealize
10 1 (2.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) VMware
2 20 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.00%) Cisco
5 12 (24.00%) Citrix
5 12 (24.00%) Google
6 11 (22.00%) Dell
7 10 (20.00%) EMC
7 10 (20.00%) Oracle
8 9 (18.00%) Intel
8 9 (18.00%) NetApp
9 8 (16.00%) Apple
9 8 (16.00%) HP
9 8 (16.00%) IBM
9 8 (16.00%) Symantec
10 7 (14.00%) ServiceNow
10 7 (14.00%) Sybase
10 7 (14.00%) TIBCO
11 4 (8.00%) AppDynamics
12 3 (6.00%) MuleSoft