The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank - 128 127
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.13% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category - 1.53% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £425 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +286.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £290 £363
% change year-on-year
+34.48% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £22.50
Xen
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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 Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
497 261 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.63% 8.60% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 127 105
Median daily rate £350 £324 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -1.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £125 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 16
Median hourly rate £38.50 £29.09 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.37% +63.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £11.30 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £110.00 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Xen Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Xen.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) nginx

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
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