The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 82 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.22% 0.43% -
As % of the System Software category 2.60% 5.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£368 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+35.82% -12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
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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 Wales region.

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
77 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.29% 7.80% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 28
Average daily rate £366 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.14% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £124 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.25 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.00 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 2 £368 - 1
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xen.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Jetty
1 4 (100.00%) nginx
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Hudson
2 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Java

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Jetty
1 4 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (75.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Hudson
1 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (75.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Jython
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Google
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
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