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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
England / London
Rank 375 398 370
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -28
Contract jobs citing Xen 28 18 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.086% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 1.19% 0.86% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 34
Median daily rate £460 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £195 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £417 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2346 2083 1954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.27% 9.92% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1630 1428 1280
Median daily rate £450 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% +7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 85 114
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.20 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% +30.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.48 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -0.75%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -6 4 £400 +96.31% 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 60 (96.77%) Linux
2 49 (79.03%) DevOps
3 45 (72.58%) VMware
3 45 (72.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (67.74%) Apache
5 40 (64.52%) Tomcat
6 37 (59.68%) Python
7 36 (58.06%) Bash Shell
8 35 (56.45%) Ubuntu
9 32 (51.61%) Ansible
10 31 (50.00%) Jenkins
10 31 (50.00%) nginx
10 31 (50.00%) MySQL
11 30 (48.39%) Jetty
11 30 (48.39%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (48.39%) Firewall
11 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (45.16%) Red Hat
12 28 (45.16%) Git (software)
13 26 (41.94%) Docker
13 26 (41.94%) WildFly
13 26 (41.94%) LAMP
13 26 (41.94%) CentOS
14 25 (40.32%) VPN
14 25 (40.32%) Perl
14 25 (40.32%) Virtual Machines
15 24 (38.71%) LAPP Stack
15 24 (38.71%) GitLab
15 24 (38.71%) Mercurial
15 24 (38.71%) HAProxy

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 42 (67.74%) Apache
2 40 (64.52%) Tomcat
3 31 (50.00%) nginx
4 30 (48.39%) Jetty
5 26 (41.94%) WildFly
6 22 (35.48%) Mule ESB
7 14 (22.58%) WebSphere
8 12 (19.35%) IIS
9 9 (14.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (11.29%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (9.68%) OpenStack
12 4 (6.45%) Mongrel
13 2 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (3.23%) CloudStack
14 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
14 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
14 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) G Suite
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.45%) Google App Engine
3 4 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.61%) IaaS
5 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (48.39%) Firewall
2 25 (40.32%) VPN
3 22 (35.48%) Reverse Proxy
4 14 (22.58%) DMZ
5 13 (20.97%) HTTP
6 12 (19.35%) LAN
6 12 (19.35%) WAN
7 10 (16.13%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (16.13%) NAS
7 10 (16.13%) SAN
8 9 (14.52%) FCoE
8 9 (14.52%) Internet
8 9 (14.52%) iSCSI
8 9 (14.52%) Multicast
9 5 (8.06%) DNS
9 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
10 4 (6.45%) DHCP
10 4 (6.45%) FTP
10 4 (6.45%) IPsec
11 3 (4.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.00%) MySQL
2 30 (48.39%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (35.48%) NoSQL
4 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
5 8 (12.90%) Hadoop
5 8 (12.90%) HBase
6 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.61%) Redis
7 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 28 (45.16%) Git (software)
3 24 (38.71%) GitLab
3 24 (38.71%) Mercurial
4 23 (37.10%) Gerrit
5 4 (6.45%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.23%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.13%) Banking
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Architect
2 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Design Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (4.84%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) DevOps Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Digital Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Lead Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) LAMP
2 24 (38.71%) LAPP Stack
3 23 (37.10%) LEMP Stack
4 22 (35.48%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (17.74%) Middleware
6 8 (12.90%) HTML
6 8 (12.90%) XML
7 7 (11.29%) Rendezvous
7 7 (11.29%) XSLT
8 4 (6.45%) .NET
8 4 (6.45%) Servlets
9 3 (4.84%) ELK Stack
9 3 (4.84%) J2EE
9 3 (4.84%) Web Services
10 2 (3.23%) Node.js
10 2 (3.23%) REST
10 2 (3.23%) YAML
11 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Online Banking
2 6 (9.68%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (96.77%) Linux
2 35 (56.45%) Ubuntu
3 26 (41.94%) CentOS
4 20 (32.26%) Windows
5 12 (19.35%) Solaris
6 7 (11.29%) Android
6 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
6 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
6 7 (11.29%) Windows 10
6 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.84%) Debian
8 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.23%) Unix
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (79.03%) DevOps
2 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (29.03%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (27.42%) Scrum
6 16 (25.81%) Load Balancing
7 9 (14.52%) Benchmarking
7 9 (14.52%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (14.52%) SDLC
8 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
9 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (11.29%) ITIL
9 7 (11.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 6 (9.68%) Open Source
10 6 (9.68%) Patch Management
10 6 (9.68%) Software Distribution
10 6 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (9.68%) Use Case
11 5 (8.06%) Software Delivery
12 3 (4.84%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) Python
2 36 (58.06%) Bash Shell
3 25 (40.32%) Perl
4 15 (24.19%) Java
5 13 (20.97%) SQL
6 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
7 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.06%) Ruby
9 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.61%) C
10 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.61%) ACMT
4 1 (1.61%) CCA
4 1 (1.61%) CCNA
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) MCTS
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (72.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (41.94%) Docker
3 25 (40.32%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (29.03%) KVM
5 12 (19.35%) Hyper-V
6 10 (16.13%) NFS
6 10 (16.13%) SRDF
7 8 (12.90%) XenApp
7 8 (12.90%) XenDesktop
8 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
8 7 (11.29%) BitLocker
8 7 (11.29%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (3.23%) Squid
9 2 (3.23%) vSphere
9 2 (3.23%) XenServer
10 1 (1.61%) iptables
10 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.61%) Postfix
10 1 (1.61%) vCloud
10 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (51.61%) Ansible
2 24 (38.71%) HAProxy
3 23 (37.10%) ZABBIX
4 22 (35.48%) Kibana
4 22 (35.48%) logstash
5 15 (24.19%) Puppet
6 9 (14.52%) SCCM
7 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (11.29%) WSUS
9 4 (6.45%) Nagios
10 2 (3.23%) OpenAM
11 1 (1.61%) Casper Suite
11 1 (1.61%) OpenNebula
11 1 (1.61%) PowerCLI
11 1 (1.61%) vRealize
11 1 (1.61%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 45 (72.58%) VMware
2 28 (45.16%) Red Hat
3 15 (24.19%) Cisco
4 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.97%) Oracle
5 11 (17.74%) Citrix
5 11 (17.74%) EMC
5 11 (17.74%) Google
5 11 (17.74%) IBM
6 10 (16.13%) Dell
6 10 (16.13%) Intel
6 10 (16.13%) NetApp
7 7 (11.29%) Apple
7 7 (11.29%) DataSynapse
7 7 (11.29%) HP
7 7 (11.29%) Sybase
7 7 (11.29%) Symantec
7 7 (11.29%) TIBCO
8 6 (9.68%) ServiceNow
9 4 (6.45%) AppDynamics