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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 398 399 408
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Xen 34 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.45% 1.38% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 19
Average daily rate £488 £408 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.63% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £320 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £290 £363
% change year-on-year
+34.48% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £22.50
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
2344 2027 1972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.18% 9.04% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1351 1209
Average daily rate £440 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 153 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 April 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 30 April 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 +37 6 £456 +10.27% 4
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 39 (75.00%) Linux
2 35 (67.31%) VMware
3 31 (59.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (53.85%) Puppet
5 26 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (48.08%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (48.08%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (48.08%) Windows
7 23 (44.23%) DevOps
8 22 (42.31%) KVM
9 17 (32.69%) WebSphere
9 17 (32.69%) Apache
9 17 (32.69%) Tomcat
9 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (30.77%) Ruby
10 16 (30.77%) Ansible
11 15 (28.85%) Docker
11 15 (28.85%) MySQL
11 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
12 14 (26.92%) Python
12 14 (26.92%) Oracle
12 14 (26.92%) OpenStack
12 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (25.00%) IIS
14 12 (23.08%) Java
14 12 (23.08%) Citrix
14 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
15 11 (21.15%) Open Source
15 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
15 11 (21.15%) Finance

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 17 (32.69%) Apache
1 17 (32.69%) Tomcat
1 17 (32.69%) WebSphere
2 14 (26.92%) OpenStack
3 13 (25.00%) IIS
4 6 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
5 4 (7.69%) nginx
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (5.77%) JBoss
6 3 (5.77%) Jetty
7 2 (3.85%) CloudStack
7 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 26 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (19.23%) IaaS
4 9 (17.31%) PaaS
5 4 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (7.69%) Google App Engine
5 4 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (5.77%) Office 365
6 3 (5.77%) SaaS
7 1 (1.92%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.92%) GitHub
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) DNS
1 10 (19.23%) HTTP
1 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.38%) Firewall
3 7 (13.46%) LAN
4 6 (11.54%) Skype
4 6 (11.54%) WAN
4 6 (11.54%) WebEx
5 5 (9.62%) FCoE
5 5 (9.62%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (9.62%) iSCSI
5 5 (9.62%) Multicast
5 5 (9.62%) NAS
5 5 (9.62%) SAN
5 5 (9.62%) SMTP
6 4 (7.69%) SSL
7 3 (5.77%) DHCP
7 3 (5.77%) FTP
7 3 (5.77%) IPsec
7 3 (5.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) MySQL
2 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.69%) HBase
4 2 (3.85%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.92%) Informix
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 9 (17.31%) Vagrant
4 6 (11.54%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.69%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.92%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.92%) git-flow
7 1 (1.92%) GitLab
7 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Games
3 8 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Front Office
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Architect
3 8 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Wintel Specialist
9 2 (3.85%) Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Lead Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) LAMP
2 6 (11.54%) XML
3 5 (9.62%) .NET
3 5 (9.62%) Middleware
3 5 (9.62%) Rendezvous
4 4 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (7.69%) Sensu
5 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 3 (5.77%) J2EE
5 3 (5.77%) libvirt
5 3 (5.77%) Servlets
5 3 (5.77%) Web Services
5 3 (5.77%) XSLT
6 2 (3.85%) REST
6 2 (3.85%) SOAP
7 1 (1.92%) COM
7 1 (1.92%) jBPM
7 1 (1.92%) JSON
7 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.92%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Blackberry
1 6 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.92%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 39 (75.00%) Linux
2 25 (48.08%) Windows
3 8 (15.38%) Unix
4 7 (13.46%) Solaris
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.62%) CentOS
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.85%) Fedora
9 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.92%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.92%) Debian
10 1 (1.92%) SUSE
10 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (44.23%) DevOps
3 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.15%) Configuration Management
4 11 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (21.15%) Open Source
5 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
6 8 (15.38%) Project Planning
7 7 (13.46%) ITIL
7 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (13.46%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (11.54%) Data Management
9 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Benchmarking
9 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Information Security
10 4 (7.69%) Scrum
10 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
11 3 (5.77%) Application Discovery
11 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) Ruby
2 14 (26.92%) Python
3 12 (23.08%) Java
4 10 (19.23%) SQL
5 8 (15.38%) Perl
6 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
7 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.77%) PHP
10 1 (1.92%) Go
10 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
3 2 (3.85%) QA
4 1 (1.92%) HIPAA
System Software
1 31 (59.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (42.31%) KVM
3 15 (28.85%) Docker
4 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
6 5 (9.62%) NFS
6 5 (9.62%) SRDF
6 5 (9.62%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (7.69%) XenServer
8 3 (5.77%) DFS Replication
8 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (5.77%) vCloud
8 3 (5.77%) VirtualBox
8 3 (5.77%) vSphere
9 2 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.92%) Ceph
10 1 (1.92%) GlusterFS
10 1 (1.92%) LXC
Systems Management
1 28 (53.85%) Puppet
2 25 (48.08%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (30.77%) Ansible
4 9 (17.31%) SCCM
5 5 (9.62%) Nagios
6 3 (5.77%) Graphite
6 3 (5.77%) ZABBIX
6 3 (5.77%) Zenoss
7 2 (3.85%) Cobbler
7 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.85%) logstash
7 2 (3.85%) Salt
7 2 (3.85%) Terraform
7 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
7 2 (3.85%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.92%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.92%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.92%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.92%) StatsD
Vendors
1 35 (67.31%) VMware
2 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.92%) Oracle
4 12 (23.08%) Citrix
5 10 (19.23%) Cisco
5 10 (19.23%) Sybase
6 9 (17.31%) Dell
6 9 (17.31%) EMC
6 9 (17.31%) HP
7 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 6 (11.54%) Bloomberg
8 6 (11.54%) Intel Security
8 6 (11.54%) Polycom
8 6 (11.54%) Rackspace
8 6 (11.54%) Reuters
9 5 (9.62%) DataSynapse
9 5 (9.62%) IBM
9 5 (9.62%) Intel
9 5 (9.62%) NetApp
9 5 (9.62%) TIBCO
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