The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 107 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.071% 0.76% -
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 9.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £540 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+90.90% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
349 63 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.86% 7.96% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 21 40
Median daily rate £275 £275 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £184 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 1
Median hourly rate £31.25 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Xen as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xen across the North East region.

Xen Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Xen
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Tyne and Wear -53 1 £540 +96.36%
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for Xen.

1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) IIS
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Apache
1 14 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 14 (100.00%) HTTP
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (100.00%) SSL
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 14 (100.00%) nginx
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (100.00%) Jetty
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 14 (100.00%) Travis CI
2 13 (92.86%) IPsec
2 13 (92.86%) DHCP
2 13 (92.86%) FTP
2 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 13 (92.86%) Servlets
3 12 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 12 (85.71%) Unit Testing
4 11 (78.57%) Oracle 10gAS
4 11 (78.57%) Axway
4 11 (78.57%) Log4j

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 14 (100.00%) Apache
1 14 (100.00%) IIS
1 14 (100.00%) Jetty
1 14 (100.00%) nginx
1 14 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle 10gAS
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle Application Server
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 11 (78.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (71.43%) PowerExchange
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (14.29%) Google App Engine
1 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) HTTP
1 14 (100.00%) SSL
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (92.86%) DHCP
2 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 13 (92.86%) FTP
2 13 (92.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (78.57%) PowerCenter
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (35.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 14 (100.00%) Travis CI
2 11 (78.57%) Log4j
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Web Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) ETL Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Java Applications Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior WebOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Architect
2 1 (7.14%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 13 (92.86%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) AIX
2 11 (78.57%) Solaris
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 12 (85.71%) Unit Testing
3 7 (50.00%) DevOps
4 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (42.86%) CRM
4 6 (42.86%) Web Operations
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Document Management
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Axway
2 11 (78.57%) Genesys
2 11 (78.57%) Informatica
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (50.00%) SAP
4 6 (42.86%) Siebel
4 6 (42.86%) Sun
5 2 (14.29%) Google