The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. 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 61 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% 1.15% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.54% 11.24% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Median daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00
Xen
UK

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

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
65 89 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.64% 10.23% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 53 35
Median daily rate £363 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £287 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £385 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.00 £19.00
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 Wales

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

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Xen Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Xen
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Wales region 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
West Wales - 1 - -
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Xen.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
1 6 (100.00%) Terraform
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (83.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (83.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (83.33%) Fluentd
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (83.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon S3
2 5 (83.33%) Google App Engine
2 5 (83.33%) Google
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) Jetty
1 3 (50.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (50.00%) nginx
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) CloudStack
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon S3
2 5 (83.33%) Google App Engine
2 5 (83.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (83.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (50.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
1 5 (83.33%) SSL
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Kafka
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (50.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (16.67%) DSDM
5 1 (16.67%) RUP
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Terraform
2 5 (83.33%) Fluentd
3 3 (50.00%) Marathon
3 3 (50.00%) Mesos
3 3 (50.00%) Piwik
4 1 (16.67%) Cobbler
4 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Google
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat