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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 55 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.32% 0.52% -
As % of the System Software category 2.99% 3.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£293 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.62%
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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
67 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.82% 14.69% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 8
Average daily rate £300 £307 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +155.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £218 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 15
Average hourly rate £21.82 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.62% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.50 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.41 £20.70 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) MariaDB

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) MariaDB
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
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