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 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xen Project
Rank 357 389 358
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -31
Contract jobs citing Xen 46 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 2.36% 1.30% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 14
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£375 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £293 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £298 £383
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.75
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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
1950 2159 1727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.57% 9.07% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1358 996
Average daily rate £375 £380 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 118 214
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +10 11 £320 +11.20% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £425 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 60 (71.43%) VMware
2 56 (66.67%) Windows
3 48 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (46.43%) Hyper-V
4 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
5 38 (45.24%) Citrix
6 37 (44.05%) Linux
7 36 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 34 (40.48%) Cisco
8 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
9 32 (38.10%) SAN
10 30 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (28.57%) XenApp
12 22 (26.19%) Puppet
12 22 (26.19%) Blackberry
12 22 (26.19%) LAN
13 21 (25.00%) Windows 7
14 20 (23.81%) ITIL
14 20 (23.81%) Firewall
15 19 (22.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 19 (22.62%) NetApp
16 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (21.43%) SQL
16 18 (21.43%) WAN
17 17 (20.24%) NFS
17 17 (20.24%) MS Office
17 17 (20.24%) Python
18 16 (19.05%) Finance
18 16 (19.05%) iSCSI
19 15 (17.86%) Fat Client

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 19 (22.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (13.10%) Apache
4 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 6 (7.14%) WebSphere
7 5 (5.95%) nginx
7 5 (5.95%) Node.js
8 4 (4.76%) OpenStack
9 3 (3.57%) Lync
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
9 3 (3.57%) IIS
9 3 (3.57%) JBoss
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) MS Office
2 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.38%) SaaS
3 2 (2.38%) PaaS
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) Route 53
3 2 (2.38%) GitHub
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.19%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (38.10%) SAN
2 22 (26.19%) LAN
3 20 (23.81%) Firewall
4 18 (21.43%) WAN
5 16 (19.05%) iSCSI
6 15 (17.86%) DNS
7 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 12 (14.29%) BIG-IP
7 12 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (13.10%) NAS
8 11 (13.10%) MPLS
9 10 (11.90%) HTTP
9 10 (11.90%) DSL
10 7 (8.33%) FCoE
10 7 (8.33%) Multicast
11 6 (7.14%) SSL
12 5 (5.95%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (4.76%) DHCP
14 3 (3.57%) SMTP
15 2 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) MySQL
2 10 (11.90%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.14%) Redis
5 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.57%) HBase
7 2 (2.38%) DB2
7 2 (2.38%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.57%) Hudson
3 2 (2.38%) Subversion
3 2 (2.38%) GitLab
4 1 (1.19%) MSI
4 1 (1.19%) Maven
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Games
3 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.76%) Publishing
5 2 (2.38%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Analyst
2 12 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Citrix Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (4.76%) PC Support
9 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) libvirt
2 3 (3.57%) HTML
2 3 (3.57%) XML
2 3 (3.57%) XSLT
2 3 (3.57%) Rendezvous
2 3 (3.57%) Middleware
3 2 (2.38%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.19%) J2EE
4 1 (1.19%) Servlets
4 1 (1.19%) Web Services
4 1 (1.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Blackberry
2 15 (17.86%) Fat Client
2 15 (17.86%) Thin Client
3 11 (13.10%) Online Games
4 6 (7.14%) Open Source
5 5 (5.95%) Clustering
6 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 56 (66.67%) Windows
2 37 (44.05%) Linux
3 30 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (13.10%) UNIX
7 10 (11.90%) CentOS
7 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (11.90%) Solaris
8 8 (9.52%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.57%) Debian
11 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.38%) VMS
11 2 (2.38%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) ITIL
2 14 (16.67%) DevOps
3 11 (13.10%) Problem Management
4 10 (11.90%) Performance Management
4 10 (11.90%) Configuration Management
4 10 (11.90%) Service Management
4 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 7 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (8.33%) ITSM
6 7 (8.33%) Workflow
6 7 (8.33%) BCP
6 7 (8.33%) Benchmarking
7 5 (5.95%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) SQL
2 17 (20.24%) Python
3 13 (15.48%) Ruby
4 11 (13.10%) Java
5 8 (9.52%) Perl
6 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.57%) PHP
8 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.38%) Golang
9 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.19%) C
9 1 (1.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.10%) MCSE
3 7 (8.33%) MCSA
4 4 (4.76%) MCITP
5 3 (3.57%) Degree
5 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.38%) MCP
6 2 (2.38%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.38%) RHCT
6 2 (2.38%) CCA
6 2 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.19%) CCNP
7 1 (1.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 48 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (46.43%) Hyper-V
2 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 24 (28.57%) XenApp
4 17 (20.24%) NFS
5 13 (15.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 12 (14.29%) KVM
7 10 (11.90%) NLBS
8 6 (7.14%) XenDesktop
8 6 (7.14%) Postfix
9 5 (5.95%) SRDF
9 5 (5.95%) Docker
10 4 (4.76%) vSphere
10 4 (4.76%) Sendmail
11 3 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
12 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
12 2 (2.38%) Squid
12 2 (2.38%) VirtualBox
13 1 (1.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (26.19%) Puppet
2 15 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.52%) WSUS
3 8 (9.52%) Nagios
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 6 (7.14%) Cobbler
4 6 (7.14%) Ansible
5 4 (4.76%) Vagrant
5 4 (4.76%) Salt
5 4 (4.76%) Casper Suite
6 2 (2.38%) Opsview
7 1 (1.19%) Graphite
7 1 (1.19%) MOM
7 1 (1.19%) ZENworks
7 1 (1.19%) Foglight
7 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.19%) logstash
7 1 (1.19%) Cacti
7 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.19%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 60 (71.43%) VMware
2 38 (45.24%) Citrix
3 34 (40.48%) Cisco
3 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
4 19 (22.62%) NetApp
5 14 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 13 (15.48%) Oracle
7 11 (13.10%) CheckPoint
8 9 (10.71%) EMC
9 7 (8.33%) Intel
9 7 (8.33%) IBM
10 6 (7.14%) Dell
11 5 (5.95%) Wyse
11 5 (5.95%) Brocade
11 5 (5.95%) FactSet
11 5 (5.95%) HP
11 5 (5.95%) Reuters
12 4 (4.76%) Dell KACE
13 3 (3.57%) DataSynapse
13 3 (3.57%) Veritas
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