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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 52 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.92% 0.25% -
As % of the System Software category 7.46% 3.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £438 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+90.90% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
67 61 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.29% 7.51% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 51
Median daily rate £350 £305 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £141 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.81 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.61% +20.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £9.70 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £17.29 £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 29 May 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
South Wales - 5 £438 -
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) HTTP
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) SSL
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Google
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
1 9 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) IIS
3 7 (77.78%) Servlets
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) FTP
3 7 (77.78%) Apache
3 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
3 7 (77.78%) nginx
3 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) Jetty

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 7 (77.78%) Apache
1 7 (77.78%) IIS
1 7 (77.78%) Jetty
1 7 (77.78%) nginx
1 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
1 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) FileNet
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 9 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon S3
2 5 (55.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (33.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) HTTP
1 9 (100.00%) SSL
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (77.78%) FTP
2 7 (77.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) Servlets
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) Kafka
4 3 (33.33%) LAMP
4 3 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) Ansible
2 5 (55.56%) Fluentd
2 5 (55.56%) Terraform
3 3 (33.33%) Mesos
3 3 (33.33%) Piwik
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Google
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft