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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 133 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.039% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £180 £313
% change year-on-year
+191.66% -42.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Xen
UK

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
346 261 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.33% 8.19% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 108 133
Median daily rate £310 £308 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £168 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 17
Median hourly rate £42.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £25.42 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Stirling - 1 £500 -
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DataSynapse
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) SRDF
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop

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%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) DataSynapse
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO