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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank - 61 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.77% -
As % of the System Software category - 10.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £290 £369
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -21.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £22.50
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
227 58 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.57% 7.40% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 24 54
Median daily rate £275 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £187 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £12.68 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.80% -36.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 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%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Apache
1 14 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 14 (100.00%) IIS
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%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (100.00%) Jetty
1 14 (100.00%) nginx
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 14 (100.00%) Travis CI
2 13 (92.86%) IPsec
2 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 13 (92.86%) DHCP
2 13 (92.86%) FTP
2 13 (92.86%) Servlets
3 12 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 12 (85.71%) Unit Testing
4 11 (78.57%) Oracle Application Server
4 11 (78.57%) Log4j
4 11 (78.57%) Axway

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%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (14.29%) Google App Engine
1 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
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%) Web Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) WebOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) ETL Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Java Applications Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
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%) Web Architect
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%) Web Operations
4 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (42.86%) CRM
4 6 (42.86%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Document Management
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
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