The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 268 - 239
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xen 2 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% - 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £425 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+90.90% -24.13%
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1148 1171 1069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.59% 12.73% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 577 501
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 140 153
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South East

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Xen Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Xen
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the South East region.

Xen Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Xen
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £425 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 South East region with a requirement for Xen.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Puppet
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) Perl
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Ruby
5 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
6 2 (28.57%) XenServer
6 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (28.57%) DevOps
6 2 (28.57%) MSI

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) CloudStack
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (14.29%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (14.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) MSI
3 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (14.29%) Akka
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
1 1 (14.29%) spray
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) CoreOS
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) Docker
4 1 (14.29%) KVM
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft