The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
England / South West
Rank 131 150 142
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing Xen 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.033% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.69% 0.29% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £550 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +13.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.78% +43.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
296 350 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.91% 11.69% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 208 151
Median daily rate £325 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 41
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.88 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.25 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Xen Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Xen
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Xen Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Xen
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Devon - 5 £550 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Xen.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Jetty
1 5 (100.00%) nginx
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) Jetty
1 5 (100.00%) Mongrel
1 5 (100.00%) nginx
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 5 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware