The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 389 376 382
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Xen 28 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.15% 0.099%
As % of the System Software category 1.34% 1.95% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 12
Average daily rate
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£365 £420 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.09% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £345 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £342 £373
% change year-on-year
-12.28% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £17.50
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2085 1902 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.87% 7.84% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1313 1133 1155
Average daily rate £373 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 162 209
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
Xen
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
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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 +29 7 £350 +16.66% 3
Chessington - 1 £375 -
Uxbridge - - - -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 40 (71.43%) VMware
2 37 (66.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 33 (58.93%) Active Directory
5 32 (57.14%) Citrix
6 29 (51.79%) Windows
7 28 (50.00%) Linux
7 28 (50.00%) Firewall
8 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
8 26 (46.43%) Cisco
9 25 (44.64%) SAN
10 24 (42.86%) Hyper-V
11 19 (33.93%) LAN
11 19 (33.93%) WAN
12 18 (32.14%) ITIL
12 18 (32.14%) Blackberry
12 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (32.14%) Puppet
13 17 (30.36%) DNS
14 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
14 16 (28.57%) XenApp
15 15 (26.79%) Fat Client
15 15 (26.79%) Thin Client
16 13 (23.21%) CheckPoint
16 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (23.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 13 (23.21%) SQL
16 13 (23.21%) MS Office
16 13 (23.21%) BIG-IP
16 13 (23.21%) Windows 7

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (17.86%) WebSphere
4 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
5 9 (16.07%) Apache
6 7 (12.50%) nginx
7 6 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
7 6 (10.71%) IIS
8 5 (8.93%) Jetty
8 5 (8.93%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (17.86%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (12.50%) Google App Engine
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 25 (44.64%) SAN
3 19 (33.93%) LAN
3 19 (33.93%) WAN
4 17 (30.36%) DNS
5 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 13 (23.21%) BIG-IP
7 12 (21.43%) MPLS
7 12 (21.43%) DSL
8 11 (19.64%) DHCP
9 8 (14.29%) HTTP
10 7 (12.50%) LDAP
10 7 (12.50%) FTP
10 7 (12.50%) NAS
10 7 (12.50%) IPsec
10 7 (12.50%) NetScaler
11 6 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (10.71%) SSL
12 5 (8.93%) VPN
13 4 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.57%) Redis
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) KDB
5 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) Subversion
3 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) JMeter
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Games
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Architect
1 11 (19.64%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix Support
6 3 (5.36%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.57%) IT Support
7 2 (3.57%) Operations Team Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Citrix Server Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Servlets
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) J2EE
3 2 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.79%) wxWidgets
4 1 (1.79%) Sinatra
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) SOAP
4 1 (1.79%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) XSLT
4 1 (1.79%) CORBA
4 1 (1.79%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) LAMP
4 1 (1.79%) Xerces
4 1 (1.79%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Blackberry
2 15 (26.79%) Thin Client
2 15 (26.79%) Fat Client
3 7 (12.50%) Open Source
4 6 (10.71%) Online Games
5 4 (7.14%) Replication
5 4 (7.14%) Clustering
6 3 (5.36%) PKI
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Linux
3 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (23.21%) Windows 7
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (19.64%) CentOS
5 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.93%) UNIX
7 4 (7.14%) Solaris
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.36%) Android
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.36%) SUSE
9 2 (3.57%) AIX
9 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.57%) Fedora
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.79%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Service Management
2 12 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
4 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 6 (10.71%) Kanban
6 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.71%) Scrum
6 6 (10.71%) Workflow
7 5 (8.93%) DevOps
7 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.14%) BCP
9 3 (5.36%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) Python
3 8 (14.29%) Java
3 8 (14.29%) Perl
4 5 (8.93%) Ruby
5 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.14%) C
6 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) sed
7 2 (3.57%) AWK
8 1 (1.79%) C-shell
8 1 (1.79%) Korn
8 1 (1.79%) C#
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) Lisp
8 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) CCA
1 3 (5.36%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.36%) MCSE
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) MCSA
2 2 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (66.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (58.93%) Active Directory
3 24 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 16 (28.57%) XenApp
5 12 (21.43%) NLBS
6 10 (17.86%) XenServer
7 9 (16.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (16.07%) KVM
8 7 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (7.14%) vSphere
10 4 (7.14%) NFS
10 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
11 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
11 3 (5.36%) SRDF
12 2 (3.57%) vCloud
13 1 (1.79%) Varnish
13 1 (1.79%) Snort
13 1 (1.79%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (32.14%) Puppet
2 9 (16.07%) WSUS
3 7 (12.50%) Nagios
4 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 6 (10.71%) Cobbler
4 6 (10.71%) Opsview
5 5 (8.93%) SCCM
5 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (7.14%) Data Guard
6 4 (7.14%) XenMobile
6 4 (7.14%) Backup Exec
7 3 (5.36%) Ansible
8 2 (3.57%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.79%) logstash
9 1 (1.79%) Salt
9 1 (1.79%) collectd
9 1 (1.79%) StatsD
9 1 (1.79%) Nessus
9 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) VMware
2 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 32 (57.14%) Citrix
4 26 (46.43%) Cisco
5 13 (23.21%) CheckPoint
6 11 (19.64%) Oracle
7 8 (14.29%) HP
8 7 (12.50%) EMC
8 7 (12.50%) NetApp
8 7 (12.50%) Veritas
8 7 (12.50%) Google
9 6 (10.71%) Infoblox
9 6 (10.71%) Splunk
9 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
9 6 (10.71%) Dell
10 5 (8.93%) IBM
11 3 (5.36%) Intel
11 3 (5.36%) SaltStack
12 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
12 2 (3.57%) Sybase
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