The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 588 586 581
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Xen 61 84 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.96% 1.44% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 56 40
Median daily rate £500 £380 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £325 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6335 5845 5860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.98% 10.08% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4005 3313 3252
Median daily rate £413 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 626 709
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.22 £41.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Xen as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xen
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xen within the UK.

Xen Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Xen
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xen within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Xen Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Xen
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xen within the UK.

Xen Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Xen
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
England +11 60 £500 +17.64% 18
London +24 38 £494 +35.27% 7
Yorkshire -4 8 £500 -3.89% 3
North East -29 7 £468 -5.21%
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 7 £468 -6.40%
Tyne and Wear -32 7 £468 -6.40%
City of London +18 6 £525 +55.44%
South East +21 4 £475 +25.00% 2
West Yorkshire -2 4 £430 -19.28% 3
South Yorkshire -5 4 £513 +31.41%
Leeds -7 4 £430 -19.28% 3
Berkshire +10 3 £401 +5.39% 1
North West +8 3 £548 +36.87% 1
Sheffield -5 3 £500 +28.20%
Harrow - 3 £500 -
Merseyside +2 2 £548 +21.66%
Manchester -4 2 £548 - 1
Wales +16 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £475 -
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
Swansea - 1 - -
Southport - 1 £548 -
Salford - 1 £548 -
Croydon - 1 £475 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Xen.

1 119 (74.38%) VMware
2 118 (73.75%) Linux
3 112 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (45.00%) Windows
5 72 (45.00%) DevOps
6 69 (43.13%) Apache
7 64 (40.00%) KVM
8 60 (37.50%) Jenkins
8 60 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
9 56 (35.00%) Microsoft
10 54 (33.75%) Puppet
11 53 (33.13%) Tomcat
12 51 (31.88%) Citrix
13 50 (31.25%) Docker
14 48 (30.00%) Python
15 47 (29.38%) XML
16 46 (28.75%) Java
16 46 (28.75%) MySQL
17 44 (27.50%) SQL Server
17 44 (27.50%) Perl
18 43 (26.88%) Hyper-V
19 41 (25.63%) Continuous Integration
19 41 (25.63%) Oracle
19 41 (25.63%) SAN
19 41 (25.63%) Configuration Management
19 41 (25.63%) Bash Shell
20 40 (25.00%) JavaScript
20 40 (25.00%) Git (software)
20 40 (25.00%) nginx

Xen
Top Related IT Skills 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 69 (43.13%) Apache
2 53 (33.13%) Tomcat
3 40 (25.00%) nginx
4 34 (21.25%) IIS
4 34 (21.25%) WebSphere
5 31 (19.38%) Jetty
6 21 (13.13%) Confluence
7 20 (12.50%) OpenStack
8 19 (11.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 16 (10.00%) Mongrel
9 16 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
10 15 (9.38%) WildFly
11 12 (7.50%) Mule ESB
12 6 (3.75%) CloudStack
13 5 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (3.13%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 60 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (11.25%) GitHub
3 18 (11.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (10.63%) Google App Engine
5 16 (10.00%) IaaS
6 15 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (5.63%) PaaS
8 8 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (3.75%) Amazon S3
9 6 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (1.88%) DigitalOcean
11 3 (1.88%) Google Apps
11 3 (1.88%) Route 53
11 3 (1.88%) SaaS
12 2 (1.25%) Heroku
12 2 (1.25%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 41 (25.63%) SAN
2 38 (23.75%) HTTP
2 38 (23.75%) LAN
2 38 (23.75%) WAN
3 32 (20.00%) DNS
4 30 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
4 30 (18.75%) SSL
5 28 (17.50%) NAS
6 27 (16.88%) iSCSI
6 27 (16.88%) TCP/IP
7 25 (15.63%) FCoE
7 25 (15.63%) Multicast
8 23 (14.38%) Firewall
9 19 (11.88%) DHCP
9 19 (11.88%) VPN
10 17 (10.63%) FTP
11 15 (9.38%) IPsec
12 13 (8.13%) Network Security
13 12 (7.50%) Reverse Proxy
14 9 (5.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (28.75%) MySQL
2 44 (27.50%) SQL Server
3 39 (24.38%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (11.25%) Hadoop
4 18 (11.25%) HBase
5 13 (8.13%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.00%) Star Schema
8 6 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.25%) DataStage
9 2 (1.25%) DB2
9 2 (1.25%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.63%) Big Data
10 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.63%) OLAP
10 1 (0.63%) OLTP
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 60 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 40 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 23 (14.38%) GitLab
3 23 (14.38%) Vagrant
4 17 (10.63%) JIRA
5 16 (10.00%) Maven
5 16 (10.00%) Travis CI
6 13 (8.13%) Gerrit
6 13 (8.13%) Mercurial
7 12 (7.50%) Subversion
8 7 (4.38%) Hudson
9 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.63%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.63%) GoCD
10 1 (0.63%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (14.38%) Banking
2 20 (12.50%) Finance
3 8 (5.00%) Retail
4 4 (2.50%) Games
4 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.88%) Electronics
5 3 (1.88%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.88%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (41.25%) Architect
2 38 (23.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (23.13%) Infrastructure Architect
4 19 (11.88%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (9.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 14 (8.75%) Design Engineer
7 14 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (8.13%) AWS DevOps
9 12 (7.50%) Lead Architect
10 11 (6.88%) AWS Engineer
10 11 (6.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 11 (6.88%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (5.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 8 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
12 8 (5.00%) Data Architect
13 6 (3.75%) Consultant
13 6 (3.75%) Platform Engineer
14 5 (3.13%) DevOps Consultant
14 5 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.38%) XML
2 36 (22.50%) LAMP
3 31 (19.38%) REST
4 28 (17.50%) LAPP Stack
5 27 (16.88%) LEMP Stack
5 27 (16.88%) Middleware
5 27 (16.88%) Web Services
6 24 (15.00%) WSDL
6 24 (15.00%) XSD
7 21 (13.13%) .NET
8 17 (10.63%) HTML
8 17 (10.63%) Servlets
9 16 (10.00%) Rendezvous
10 15 (9.38%) J2EE
10 15 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (9.38%) XSLT
11 13 (8.13%) libvirt
12 11 (6.88%) Node.js
12 11 (6.88%) Sensu
13 4 (2.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.75%) NHS
2 9 (5.63%) Private Cloud
3 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.75%) Device Driver
4 5 (3.13%) Cloud Native
4 5 (3.13%) Online Banking
4 5 (3.13%) Replication
5 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.25%) Clustering
6 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.25%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.25%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 118 (73.75%) Linux
2 72 (45.00%) Windows
3 31 (19.38%) Solaris
4 27 (16.88%) CentOS
5 21 (13.13%) Unix
6 20 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 15 (9.38%) Windows Server
8 10 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (4.38%) Mac OS X
12 6 (3.75%) Windows 10
12 6 (3.75%) Windows 8
12 6 (3.75%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.88%) AIX
13 3 (1.88%) Android
13 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.88%) SUSE
13 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (45.00%) DevOps
3 41 (25.63%) Configuration Management
3 41 (25.63%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (18.13%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (17.50%) Migration
6 27 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 25 (15.63%) Benchmarking
7 25 (15.63%) TOGAF
7 25 (15.63%) Virtual Environments
8 24 (15.00%) Load Balancing
8 24 (15.00%) SOA
9 20 (12.50%) Open Source
10 18 (11.25%) MODAF
11 16 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 16 (10.00%) Software Delivery
12 15 (9.38%) Data Migration
13 14 (8.75%) Zachman Framework
14 12 (7.50%) Scrum
15 11 (6.88%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.00%) Python
2 46 (28.75%) Java
3 44 (27.50%) Perl
4 41 (25.63%) Bash Shell
5 40 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 37 (23.13%) SQL
7 25 (15.63%) Ruby
8 14 (8.75%) PowerShell
9 12 (7.50%) Scala
10 7 (4.38%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.13%) C++
11 5 (3.13%) PHP
12 3 (1.88%) C
13 2 (1.25%) Go
13 2 (1.25%) Jython
Qualifications
1 31 (19.38%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (9.38%) MCSE
5 13 (8.13%) MCSA
6 8 (5.00%) MCSD
7 7 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (3.75%) Degree
9 4 (2.50%) ACMT
9 4 (2.50%) CCA
9 4 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.50%) MCTS
10 3 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.25%) CCNA
11 2 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.63%) CCSA
12 1 (0.63%) CCSE
12 1 (0.63%) CISSP
12 1 (0.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.13%) HL7
2 4 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 112 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (40.00%) KVM
3 50 (31.25%) Docker
4 43 (26.88%) Hyper-V
5 30 (18.75%) NFS
6 28 (17.50%) SRDF
7 27 (16.88%) Active Directory
8 16 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (7.50%) XenApp
9 12 (7.50%) XenDesktop
10 10 (6.25%) vSphere
11 8 (5.00%) vCloud
12 6 (3.75%) BitLocker
12 6 (3.75%) XenServer
13 5 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (3.13%) DFS Replication
14 4 (2.50%) VMware ESX
14 4 (2.50%) VMware Server
15 3 (1.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 54 (33.75%) Puppet
2 34 (21.25%) Ansible
3 32 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (16.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 24 (15.00%) SCCM
6 17 (10.63%) WSUS
7 16 (10.00%) ZABBIX
8 14 (8.75%) Kibana
8 14 (8.75%) logstash
9 13 (8.13%) HAProxy
10 12 (7.50%) Graphite
10 12 (7.50%) Terraform
11 11 (6.88%) Ganglia
11 11 (6.88%) StatsD
12 10 (6.25%) Zenoss
13 9 (5.63%) Nagios
14 8 (5.00%) vRealize
15 5 (3.13%) Casper Suite
15 5 (3.13%) Fluentd
15 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 119 (74.38%) VMware
2 56 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 51 (31.88%) Citrix
4 41 (25.63%) Oracle
5 36 (22.50%) EMC
6 35 (21.88%) NetApp
7 32 (20.00%) Cisco
8 29 (18.13%) IBM
9 28 (17.50%) Google
9 28 (17.50%) Intel
10 27 (16.88%) Red Hat
11 17 (10.63%) Apple
12 16 (10.00%) DataSynapse
12 16 (10.00%) TIBCO
13 15 (9.38%) Sybase
14 14 (8.75%) HP
15 6 (3.75%) Dell
15 6 (3.75%) Symantec
16 5 (3.13%) SolarWinds
17 3 (1.88%) Rackspace
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