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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 371 411 404
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -7
Contract jobs citing Xen 61 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 2.36% 1.08% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 20
Median daily rate £475 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.61% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £303 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £488 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £180 £300
% change year-on-year
+191.66% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00
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
2590 2307 2187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.69% 9.76% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1819 1516 1341
Median daily rate £450 £375 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 123 162
Median hourly rate £14.02 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.22% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.98 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Harrow - 6 £500 -
City of London +45 5 £655 +95.37% 2
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 72 (75.79%) Linux
2 54 (56.84%) KVM
3 50 (52.63%) VMware
4 49 (51.58%) Windows
5 47 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (49.47%) DevOps
6 42 (44.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 41 (43.16%) Puppet
8 37 (38.95%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (38.95%) Apache
9 32 (33.68%) Docker
10 31 (32.63%) Opscode Chef
10 31 (32.63%) Python
11 30 (31.58%) JavaScript
12 28 (29.47%) Citrix
13 27 (28.42%) Configuration Management
13 27 (28.42%) Perl
13 27 (28.42%) Git (software)
14 26 (27.37%) EMC
14 26 (27.37%) Vagrant
15 25 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
15 25 (26.32%) Active Directory
15 25 (26.32%) MySQL
15 25 (26.32%) Ruby
16 24 (25.26%) SCCM
16 24 (25.26%) LAN
16 24 (25.26%) WAN
17 23 (24.21%) SQL
17 23 (24.21%) SAN
17 23 (24.21%) NetApp

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 37 (38.95%) Apache
2 22 (23.16%) Tomcat
3 20 (21.05%) OpenStack
4 17 (17.89%) WebSphere
5 16 (16.84%) nginx
6 14 (14.74%) IIS
7 13 (13.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 11 (11.58%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (6.32%) Confluence
10 5 (5.26%) Jetty
11 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
12 3 (3.16%) JBoss
13 2 (2.11%) CloudStack
13 2 (2.11%) Mule ESB
13 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
13 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (2.11%) WildFly
14 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 37 (38.95%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (14.74%) IaaS
4 7 (7.37%) PaaS
5 4 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.21%) Google App Engine
5 4 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.16%) Google Apps
6 3 (3.16%) Office 365
7 2 (2.11%) GitHub
7 2 (2.11%) SaaS
8 1 (1.05%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.26%) LAN
1 24 (25.26%) WAN
2 23 (24.21%) SAN
3 19 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 19 (20.00%) HTTP
3 19 (20.00%) NAS
4 17 (17.89%) FCoE
4 17 (17.89%) iSCSI
4 17 (17.89%) Multicast
5 14 (14.74%) SSL
6 13 (13.68%) DNS
6 13 (13.68%) TCP/IP
7 11 (11.58%) Network Security
8 9 (9.47%) Firewall
9 7 (7.37%) SNMP
10 5 (5.26%) VLAN
11 4 (4.21%) NetScaler
11 4 (4.21%) WLAN
12 3 (3.16%) DHCP
12 3 (3.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.32%) MySQL
2 22 (23.16%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (12.63%) Hadoop
4 12 (12.63%) HBase
5 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.11%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.05%) Big Data
7 1 (1.05%) DB2
7 1 (1.05%) Informix
7 1 (1.05%) OLAP
7 1 (1.05%) OLTP
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.05%) Redis
7 1 (1.05%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (28.42%) Git (software)
2 26 (27.37%) Vagrant
3 20 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 10 (10.53%) GitLab
5 9 (9.47%) Subversion
6 6 (6.32%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.21%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.11%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.11%) JIRA
8 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.05%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.05%) git-flow
9 1 (1.05%) Maven
General
1 16 (16.84%) Banking
2 11 (11.58%) Finance
3 8 (8.42%) Games
4 7 (7.37%) Retail
5 3 (3.16%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Publishing
6 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (37.89%) Architect
2 30 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (18.95%) Infrastructure Architect
4 15 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (14.74%) Design Engineer
6 12 (12.63%) Lead Architect
7 11 (11.58%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 11 (11.58%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
8 10 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (9.47%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (9.47%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 5 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 5 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
13 4 (4.21%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 4 (4.21%) Web Engineer
14 2 (2.11%) Mac Engineer
14 2 (2.11%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.11%) XML
2 20 (21.05%) LAMP
3 16 (16.84%) Middleware
4 15 (15.79%) LAPP Stack
5 14 (14.74%) Sensu
6 13 (13.68%) LEMP Stack
6 13 (13.68%) libvirt
7 11 (11.58%) Node.js
7 11 (11.58%) Rendezvous
8 10 (10.53%) HTML
8 10 (10.53%) REST
8 10 (10.53%) XSLT
9 8 (8.42%) .NET
10 4 (4.21%) SOAP
10 4 (4.21%) Web Services
11 3 (3.16%) J2EE
11 3 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (3.16%) Servlets
12 1 (1.05%) jBPM
12 1 (1.05%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.32%) Device Driver
3 5 (5.26%) Cloud Native
4 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) Replication
5 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.16%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.11%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.11%) User Experience
7 1 (1.05%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 72 (75.79%) Linux
2 49 (51.58%) Windows
3 20 (21.05%) Solaris
4 16 (16.84%) Unix
5 11 (11.58%) CentOS
6 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.37%) Mac OS X
8 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
9 6 (6.32%) Ubuntu
9 6 (6.32%) Windows 10
9 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.32%) Windows XP
10 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.16%) Android
11 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.11%) Fedora
12 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.05%) CoreOS
13 1 (1.05%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (49.47%) DevOps
2 27 (28.42%) Configuration Management
3 25 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
4 23 (24.21%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (24.21%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (18.95%) E-Commerce
6 17 (17.89%) Benchmarking
7 15 (15.79%) Load Balancing
7 15 (15.79%) Software Delivery
8 10 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (10.53%) Open Source
9 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 6 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.32%) ITIL
10 6 (6.32%) Scrum
10 6 (6.32%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 5 (5.26%) Project Management
11 5 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.63%) Python
2 30 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.42%) Perl
4 25 (26.32%) Ruby
5 23 (24.21%) SQL
6 22 (23.16%) Java
7 20 (21.05%) Bash Shell
8 11 (11.58%) Scala
9 9 (9.47%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.11%) C++
12 1 (1.05%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) ACMT
4 4 (4.21%) CCA
4 4 (4.21%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (4.21%) MCSE
4 4 (4.21%) MCTS
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.05%) CCSA
5 1 (1.05%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 54 (56.84%) KVM
2 42 (44.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (33.68%) Docker
4 25 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 22 (23.16%) Hyper-V
6 19 (20.00%) NFS
6 19 (20.00%) SRDF
7 12 (12.63%) XenDesktop
8 11 (11.58%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (10.53%) XenApp
10 7 (7.37%) DFS Replication
10 7 (7.37%) vCloud
11 6 (6.32%) BitLocker
12 4 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (4.21%) XenServer
13 3 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (3.16%) VirtualBox
13 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
13 3 (3.16%) VMware Server
14 2 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 41 (43.16%) Puppet
2 31 (32.63%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (25.26%) SCCM
4 23 (24.21%) Ansible
5 17 (17.89%) WSUS
6 13 (13.68%) Graphite
7 11 (11.58%) Ganglia
7 11 (11.58%) StatsD
8 9 (9.47%) logstash
8 9 (9.47%) Nagios
9 7 (7.37%) Kibana
9 7 (7.37%) Terraform
9 7 (7.37%) vRealize
9 7 (7.37%) Zenoss
10 5 (5.26%) Casper Suite
10 5 (5.26%) ZABBIX
11 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (4.21%) SCOM
11 4 (4.21%) SCVMM
12 3 (3.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 50 (52.63%) VMware
2 28 (29.47%) Citrix
3 26 (27.37%) EMC
4 23 (24.21%) NetApp
5 22 (23.16%) Cisco
5 22 (23.16%) Oracle
6 19 (20.00%) Intel
7 16 (16.84%) Apple
8 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 14 (14.74%) IBM
10 13 (13.68%) Red Hat
11 12 (12.63%) Google
12 11 (11.58%) DataSynapse
12 11 (11.58%) TIBCO
13 10 (10.53%) HP
13 10 (10.53%) Sybase
14 6 (6.32%) Dell
14 6 (6.32%) Symantec
15 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds
16 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
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