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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 110 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +3
Contract jobs citing Xen 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.35% 0.51% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.38% 6.76% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £518 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.37% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
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
362 74 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.66% 7.54% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 25 58
Median daily rate £330 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 16
Median hourly rate £26.54 £26.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.66 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £46.90 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 December 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 -38 5 £518 +29.37%
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Apache
2 8 (88.89%) Tomcat
2 8 (88.89%) Google
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) IIS
4 6 (66.67%) Servlets
4 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) J2EE
4 6 (66.67%) DHCP
4 6 (66.67%) FTP
4 6 (66.67%) HTTP
4 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (66.67%) DNS
4 6 (66.67%) SSL
4 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (66.67%) IPsec
4 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (66.67%) Travis CI

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 8 (88.89%) Apache
1 8 (88.89%) Tomcat
2 6 (66.67%) IIS
2 6 (66.67%) Jetty
2 6 (66.67%) Mongrel
2 6 (66.67%) nginx
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (66.67%) Google App Engine
2 6 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (44.44%) IaaS
3 4 (44.44%) PaaS
3 4 (44.44%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (22.22%) GitHub
4 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) HP Helion
4 2 (22.22%) Linode
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
1 6 (66.67%) FTP
1 6 (66.67%) HTTP
1 6 (66.67%) IPsec
1 6 (66.67%) SSL
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) DataStage
2 2 (22.22%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 6 (66.67%) Travis CI
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) GitLab
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobility Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
1 6 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
2 2 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (66.67%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Data Management
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) ETL
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Jython
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCSA
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 2 (22.22%) Nagios
3 2 (22.22%) OpenNMS
3 2 (22.22%) ZABBIX
3 2 (22.22%) Zenoss
4 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Rackspace
3 2 (22.22%) SaltStack
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix