The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xen 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.078% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £293 £298
% change year-on-year
+47.00% -1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00
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
251 224 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.85% 8.47% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 113 77
Average daily rate £338 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £199 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 16
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £15.90 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Servlets
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Apache

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) nginx
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (25.00%) Development Consultant
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian