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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 376 394 404
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Contract jobs citing Xen 41 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.74% 1.22% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 21
Median daily rate £488 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.38% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £307 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+90.90% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2351 2125 2068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.85% 9.39% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1433 1293
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 150 161
Median hourly rate £18.25 £18.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +6.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.65 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
City of London +42 6 £456 +11.96% 3
Harrow - 3 £500 - 1
Westminster - 1 - -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 53 (75.71%) Linux
2 44 (62.86%) VMware
3 40 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (52.86%) Puppet
4 37 (52.86%) KVM
5 34 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (48.57%) Windows
6 33 (47.14%) DevOps
7 31 (44.29%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (34.29%) Docker
11 23 (32.86%) Apache
12 22 (31.43%) Ruby
13 21 (30.00%) Tomcat
14 20 (28.57%) Python
14 20 (28.57%) MySQL
14 20 (28.57%) Oracle
14 20 (28.57%) WebSphere
14 20 (28.57%) Ansible
15 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (27.14%) Java
16 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
17 17 (24.29%) Configuration Management
17 17 (24.29%) OpenStack
18 16 (22.86%) Jenkins
18 16 (22.86%) Vagrant
18 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
18 16 (22.86%) EMC
18 16 (22.86%) Perl

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 23 (32.86%) Apache
2 21 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 20 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 17 (24.29%) OpenStack
5 16 (22.86%) IIS
6 8 (11.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (10.00%) nginx
7 7 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (5.71%) Confluence
8 4 (5.71%) Node.js
8 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
8 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
9 3 (4.29%) JBoss
9 3 (4.29%) Jetty
10 2 (2.86%) CloudStack
10 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 34 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (18.57%) IaaS
4 9 (12.86%) PaaS
5 4 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.71%) Google App Engine
5 4 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.29%) Office 365
6 3 (4.29%) SaaS
7 2 (2.86%) GitHub
8 1 (1.43%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) HTTP
2 12 (17.14%) DNS
2 12 (17.14%) LAN
2 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.14%) WAN
3 11 (15.71%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (15.71%) NAS
3 11 (15.71%) SAN
4 10 (14.29%) FCoE
4 10 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 10 (14.29%) Multicast
5 7 (10.00%) Firewall
5 7 (10.00%) SSL
6 4 (5.71%) Network Security
6 4 (5.71%) Skype
6 4 (5.71%) SMTP
6 4 (5.71%) WebEx
7 3 (4.29%) DHCP
7 3 (4.29%) FTP
7 3 (4.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) MySQL
2 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 11 (15.71%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (11.43%) Hadoop
4 8 (11.43%) HBase
5 2 (2.86%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) Informix
6 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Redis
6 1 (1.43%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
1 16 (22.86%) Jenkins
1 16 (22.86%) Vagrant
2 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
3 5 (7.14%) Subversion
4 4 (5.71%) GitLab
4 4 (5.71%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.43%) git-flow
6 1 (1.43%) Maven
General
1 15 (21.43%) Banking
2 14 (20.00%) Finance
3 9 (12.86%) Games
4 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Front Office
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Publishing
6 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Architect
2 20 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (15.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (15.71%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (5.71%) Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Design Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Wintel Specialist
10 2 (2.86%) Automation Specialist
10 2 (2.86%) DevOps Specialist
10 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) XML
2 11 (15.71%) LAMP
3 9 (12.86%) Middleware
4 8 (11.43%) .NET
4 8 (11.43%) Rendezvous
5 7 (10.00%) HTML
5 7 (10.00%) REST
5 7 (10.00%) Sensu
5 7 (10.00%) XSLT
6 6 (8.57%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (8.57%) libvirt
7 4 (5.71%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (5.71%) Web Services
8 3 (4.29%) J2EE
8 3 (4.29%) Servlets
8 3 (4.29%) SOAP
9 1 (1.43%) COM
9 1 (1.43%) CSS
9 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.43%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 53 (75.71%) Linux
2 34 (48.57%) Windows
3 13 (18.57%) Solaris
4 11 (15.71%) Unix
5 7 (10.00%) CentOS
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.86%) Fedora
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.43%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.43%) Debian
10 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) DevOps
2 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (24.29%) Configuration Management
5 15 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 13 (18.57%) Open Source
8 12 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (14.29%) Benchmarking
10 8 (11.43%) Project Planning
10 8 (11.43%) Server Virtualisation
10 8 (11.43%) Software Delivery
11 6 (8.57%) Data Management
12 5 (7.14%) Automated Testing
12 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
12 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.71%) Information Security
13 4 (5.71%) ITIL
13 4 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) Ruby
2 20 (28.57%) Python
3 19 (27.14%) Java
4 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 16 (22.86%) Perl
5 16 (22.86%) SQL
6 10 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.71%) Scala
8 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.86%) C++
9 2 (2.86%) PHP
10 1 (1.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (52.86%) KVM
3 24 (34.29%) Docker
4 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (15.71%) NFS
5 11 (15.71%) SRDF
6 7 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (7.14%) vCloud
8 4 (5.71%) XenServer
9 3 (4.29%) DFS Replication
9 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (4.29%) VirtualBox
9 3 (4.29%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.86%) etcd
10 2 (2.86%) flannel
10 2 (2.86%) vSphere
10 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.43%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 37 (52.86%) Puppet
2 31 (44.29%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (28.57%) Ansible
4 12 (17.14%) SCCM
5 8 (11.43%) Nagios
6 6 (8.57%) Graphite
7 5 (7.14%) logstash
7 5 (7.14%) Terraform
7 5 (7.14%) WSUS
7 5 (7.14%) Zenoss
8 4 (5.71%) Ganglia
8 4 (5.71%) StatsD
9 3 (4.29%) Kibana
9 3 (4.29%) vRealize
9 3 (4.29%) ZABBIX
10 2 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
10 2 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (2.86%) Salt
10 2 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 44 (62.86%) VMware
2 20 (28.57%) Oracle
3 16 (22.86%) Citrix
3 16 (22.86%) EMC
4 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.00%) Cisco
6 13 (18.57%) Sybase
7 11 (15.71%) Intel
7 11 (15.71%) NetApp
8 9 (12.86%) IBM
8 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
9 8 (11.43%) DataSynapse
9 8 (11.43%) TIBCO
10 7 (10.00%) Google
11 6 (8.57%) Dell
11 6 (8.57%) HP
11 6 (8.57%) Rackspace
12 5 (7.14%) Apple
13 4 (5.71%) Bloomberg
13 4 (5.71%) Reuters
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