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 24 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 258 276 244
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -32
Contract jobs citing Xen 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.034% 0.010% 0.087%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.082% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £488 £335 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.52% +57.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £335 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £335 £223
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.98% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00
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
1068 1215 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.13% 12.42% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 678 569
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 142 135
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.00 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £39.00 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xen across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Xen Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 August 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 +8 2 £426 +27.23%
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £475 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
5 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (33.33%) KVM
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (16.67%) everRun

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 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) CloudStack
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (16.67%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (16.67%) Heroku
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Telnet
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) Couchbase
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) CircleCI
2 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
2 1 (16.67%) GitLab
2 1 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (16.67%) Akka
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Kafka
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
1 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
1 1 (16.67%) spray
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) CoreOS
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) KVM
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) everRun
2 1 (16.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SAP