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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank - 149 147
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.060% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category - 0.54% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00
Xen
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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
322 367 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.41% 11.09% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 171 209
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £125 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 52 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.51 £29.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 West region with a requirement for Xen.

1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (100.00%) Citrix
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
1 24 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 24 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 23 (95.83%) REST
2 23 (95.83%) Migration
2 23 (95.83%) Web Services
2 23 (95.83%) XML
2 23 (95.83%) XSD
2 23 (95.83%) SOA
2 23 (95.83%) WSDL
3 22 (91.67%) TOGAF
4 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (79.17%) Security Cleared
6 18 (75.00%) MODAF
7 15 (62.50%) Maven
7 15 (62.50%) JIRA
7 15 (62.50%) GitHub
7 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
7 15 (62.50%) Confluence
8 14 (58.33%) Data Migration
8 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
8 14 (58.33%) Zachman Framework
9 13 (54.17%) HL7
9 13 (54.17%) NHS
10 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
10 9 (37.50%) Private Cloud
11 8 (33.33%) Docker

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 15 (62.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (62.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
1 7 (29.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 15 (62.50%) JIRA
1 15 (62.50%) Maven
2 7 (29.17%) Hudson
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Data Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) MODAF Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Web Architect
6 1 (4.17%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) REST
1 23 (95.83%) Web Services
1 23 (95.83%) WSDL
1 23 (95.83%) XML
1 23 (95.83%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) NHS
2 9 (37.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
1 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 23 (95.83%) Migration
2 23 (95.83%) SOA
3 22 (91.67%) TOGAF
4 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (75.00%) MODAF
6 14 (58.33%) Data Migration
6 14 (58.33%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (33.33%) Data Architecture
7 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
8 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
10 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) MCSA
3 8 (33.33%) MCSD
3 8 (33.33%) MCSE
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 8 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Citrix
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP