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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
UK / Wales
Rank 65 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.46% 0.60% -
As % of the System Software category 4.23% 5.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £378 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £421 £290
% change year-on-year
+27.59% +45.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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
71 73 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.81% 10.88% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 29
Median daily rate £320 £335 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -25.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £135 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 10
Median hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.20 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £13.00 £16.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
South Wales +18 3 £425 +11.84%
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Jetty
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) VMware

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 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Jetty
1 3 (100.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (33.33%) Route 53
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Marathon
1 3 (100.00%) Mesos
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Rundeck
1 3 (100.00%) Terraform
2 1 (33.33%) Fluentd
2 1 (33.33%) Grafana
2 1 (33.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle