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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 544 544 557
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing Xen 99 97 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.48% 1.64% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 71 37
Median daily rate £513 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £175 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £528 £275 £340
% change year-on-year
+91.81% -19.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6685 5909 5540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.60% 10.57% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4132 3332 3017
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £186 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 616 649
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.99 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 26 June 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 30 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 26 June 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 +9 92 £528 +91.81% 25
London +39 50 £463 +36.02% 11
South West +21 24 £638 +119.82% 2
Wiltshire - 16 £600 -
Yorkshire -2 13 £525 +82.60% 4
Corsham - 9 £575 -
West Yorkshire +4 7 £529 +88.08% 4
Leeds -8 7 £529 +88.08% 4
South Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
Sheffield - 6 £525 -
City of London +36 5 £725 +77.91% 3
Wales +24 5 £438 +32.57%
Cardiff - 5 £438 -
South Wales - 5 £438 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £638 -
Harrow - 3 £500 -
North West -32 2 £388 +29.16% 3
South East +7 1 £425 +26.86% 3
East of England -11 1 - -
Scotland -11 1 £500 +17.64%
Manchester -24 1 £325 -35.00% 3
North East -61 1 £540 +96.36%
Tyne and Wear -64 1 £540 +96.36%
Newcastle upon Tyne -70 1 £540 +96.36%
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 2
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
Stirling - 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £425 -

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 126 (72.41%) VMware
2 115 (66.09%) Linux
2 115 (66.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (51.72%) Windows
4 75 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 66 (37.93%) Citrix
6 63 (36.21%) Amazon AWS
6 63 (36.21%) DevOps
7 62 (35.63%) KVM
8 61 (35.06%) Puppet
9 57 (32.76%) Oracle
10 52 (29.89%) Apache
10 52 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (29.31%) Tomcat
11 51 (29.31%) Java
12 50 (28.74%) Jenkins
13 49 (28.16%) Opscode Chef
14 47 (27.01%) XML
15 44 (25.29%) SQL
16 43 (24.71%) WebSphere
17 42 (24.14%) SQL Server
17 42 (24.14%) Hyper-V
18 41 (23.56%) Configuration Management
18 41 (23.56%) SAN
19 40 (22.99%) IIS
19 40 (22.99%) HTTP
20 39 (22.41%) Docker
21 38 (21.84%) LAN
21 38 (21.84%) WAN

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 52 (29.89%) Apache
2 51 (29.31%) Tomcat
3 43 (24.71%) WebSphere
4 40 (22.99%) IIS
5 27 (15.52%) OpenStack
6 24 (13.79%) nginx
7 21 (12.07%) Confluence
8 19 (10.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 17 (9.77%) Oracle Coherence
10 14 (8.05%) Jetty
11 13 (7.47%) CloudStack
12 10 (5.75%) MS Exchange
13 9 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (4.60%) JBoss
14 8 (4.60%) SharePoint
15 5 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (2.30%) Skype for Business
17 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
17 2 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) RMDS
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 63 (36.21%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (12.07%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (9.77%) GitHub
5 17 (9.77%) Google App Engine
5 17 (9.77%) IaaS
6 10 (5.75%) PaaS
7 8 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (4.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (3.45%) Amazon S3
10 5 (2.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (2.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (2.87%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (2.87%) Office 365
11 3 (1.72%) Route 53
11 3 (1.72%) SaaS
11 3 (1.72%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.57%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.56%) SAN
2 40 (22.99%) HTTP
3 38 (21.84%) LAN
3 38 (21.84%) WAN
4 32 (18.39%) DNS
5 28 (16.09%) Fibre Channel
5 28 (16.09%) TCP/IP
6 27 (15.52%) NAS
7 26 (14.94%) iSCSI
8 24 (13.79%) Multicast
9 23 (13.22%) DHCP
9 23 (13.22%) FCoE
9 23 (13.22%) SSL
10 18 (10.34%) Firewall
11 16 (9.20%) FTP
11 16 (9.20%) IPsec
12 14 (8.05%) Network Security
13 10 (5.75%) VLAN
14 5 (2.87%) NetScaler
14 5 (2.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 33 (18.97%) MySQL
3 21 (12.07%) Hadoop
4 20 (11.49%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (10.34%) HBase
6 9 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.60%) Star Schema
8 6 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.15%) DB2
9 2 (1.15%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.15%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.57%) Big Data
10 1 (0.57%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.57%) Informix
10 1 (0.57%) OLAP
10 1 (0.57%) OLTP
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (28.74%) Jenkins
2 29 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.92%) JIRA
3 19 (10.92%) Vagrant
4 16 (9.20%) Maven
5 15 (8.62%) Travis CI
6 11 (6.32%) Subversion
7 7 (4.02%) Hudson
8 6 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (3.45%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.30%) GitLab
10 2 (1.15%) MSI
11 1 (0.57%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.57%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.57%) git-flow
11 1 (0.57%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (13.79%) Banking
1 24 (13.79%) Finance
2 9 (5.17%) Games
3 4 (2.30%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.30%) Retail
4 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.15%) Law
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.57%) Front Office
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Publishing
6 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (37.93%) Architect
2 36 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (18.97%) Infrastructure Architect
4 24 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (8.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 12 (6.90%) Lead Architect
7 11 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.75%) Design Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (4.60%) Analyst
10 8 (4.60%) Data Architect
10 8 (4.60%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) AWS Engineer
12 6 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (3.45%) Consultant
12 6 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 5 (2.87%) Administrator
14 4 (2.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (27.01%) XML
2 31 (17.82%) Middleware
3 30 (17.24%) REST
3 30 (17.24%) Web Services
4 24 (13.79%) WSDL
4 24 (13.79%) XSD
5 23 (13.22%) Servlets
6 22 (12.64%) .NET
7 17 (9.77%) Rendezvous
8 16 (9.20%) HTML
8 16 (9.20%) LAMP
8 16 (9.20%) XSLT
9 15 (8.62%) J2EE
10 10 (5.75%) LEMP Stack
10 10 (5.75%) Sensu
11 9 (5.17%) libvirt
12 8 (4.60%) LAPP Stack
12 8 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (4.02%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (4.02%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.05%) NHS
2 9 (5.17%) Private Cloud
3 8 (4.60%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.45%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.87%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.87%) Replication
6 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.72%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.72%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.72%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.72%) User Experience
8 2 (1.15%) Clustering
8 2 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.15%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.57%) Psychology
9 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 115 (66.09%) Linux
2 90 (51.72%) Windows
3 32 (18.39%) Unix
4 27 (15.52%) Solaris
5 22 (12.64%) Windows Server
6 21 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.60%) AIX
9 8 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.60%) SUSE
10 7 (4.02%) HPUX
11 6 (3.45%) CentOS
12 4 (2.30%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.30%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.30%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.72%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.72%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.15%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (36.21%) DevOps
3 52 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (23.56%) Configuration Management
5 30 (17.24%) Migration
6 25 (14.37%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (14.37%) Virtual Environments
7 24 (13.79%) SOA
8 23 (13.22%) Benchmarking
8 23 (13.22%) TOGAF
9 20 (11.49%) Open Source
10 19 (10.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (10.34%) MODAF
12 16 (9.20%) E-Commerce
13 15 (8.62%) Data Migration
14 14 (8.05%) Zachman Framework
15 13 (7.47%) Software Delivery
16 11 (6.32%) Load Balancing
16 11 (6.32%) Server Virtualisation
17 10 (5.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 51 (29.31%) Java
2 44 (25.29%) SQL
3 35 (20.11%) JavaScript
4 33 (18.97%) Python
5 31 (17.82%) Ruby
6 28 (16.09%) Perl
7 23 (13.22%) Bash Shell
8 18 (10.34%) PowerShell
9 11 (6.32%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.60%) Scala
11 6 (3.45%) C
11 6 (3.45%) C++
12 2 (1.15%) Go
12 2 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.47%) MCSE
3 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.32%) MCSA
5 8 (4.60%) MCSD
5 8 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.30%) Degree
7 3 (1.72%) CCNA
7 3 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.15%) ACMT
8 2 (1.15%) CCA
8 2 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.15%) MCTS
9 1 (0.57%) CCSA
9 1 (0.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) HL7
2 6 (3.45%) QA
3 4 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 115 (66.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (35.63%) KVM
3 42 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 39 (22.41%) Docker
5 37 (21.26%) Active Directory
6 28 (16.09%) NFS
7 25 (14.37%) SRDF
8 17 (9.77%) Oracle RAC
9 16 (9.20%) vSphere
10 15 (8.62%) XenServer
11 11 (6.32%) XenDesktop
12 10 (5.75%) DFS Replication
13 9 (5.17%) XenApp
14 5 (2.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (2.30%) vCloud
15 4 (2.30%) VMware ESX
15 4 (2.30%) VMware Server
16 3 (1.72%) VirtualBox
16 3 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 61 (35.06%) Puppet
2 49 (28.16%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (17.24%) Ansible
4 26 (14.94%) SCCM
5 25 (14.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (7.47%) WSUS
7 10 (5.75%) Terraform
8 9 (5.17%) Graphite
8 9 (5.17%) Tivoli
9 8 (4.60%) Cobbler
10 7 (4.02%) Ganglia
10 7 (4.02%) Nagios
10 7 (4.02%) StatsD
11 5 (2.87%) Fluentd
11 5 (2.87%) logstash
11 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (2.87%) SCOM
11 5 (2.87%) SCVMM
12 4 (2.30%) Mesos
12 4 (2.30%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 126 (72.41%) VMware
2 66 (37.93%) Citrix
2 66 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 57 (32.76%) Oracle
4 37 (21.26%) NetApp
5 34 (19.54%) IBM
6 29 (16.67%) Cisco
6 29 (16.67%) EMC
7 25 (14.37%) Intel
8 23 (13.22%) Google
9 22 (12.64%) Sybase
10 20 (11.49%) HP
11 17 (9.77%) DataSynapse
11 17 (9.77%) TIBCO
12 12 (6.90%) Apple
12 12 (6.90%) Red Hat
13 9 (5.17%) Dell
14 8 (4.60%) EnterpriseDB
15 6 (3.45%) Rackspace
16 5 (2.87%) SolarWinds
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