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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xen 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.61% - -
As % of the System Software category 6.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £378 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £295 £298
% change year-on-year
+42.79% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.75
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
66 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.14% 6.87% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 19
Average daily rate £325 £450 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +47.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £10.55 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.30 £15.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £380 -
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 13 (100.00%) HTTP
2 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
2 12 (92.31%) DNS
2 12 (92.31%) SSL
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) DHCP
2 12 (92.31%) FTP
2 12 (92.31%) Configuration Management
2 12 (92.31%) IPsec
2 12 (92.31%) IIS
2 12 (92.31%) Servlets
2 12 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Google
2 12 (92.31%) WebSphere
2 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (92.31%) Jetty
2 12 (92.31%) nginx
2 12 (92.31%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (92.31%) Google App Engine
2 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (92.31%) Open Source
2 12 (92.31%) Puppet
2 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
2 12 (92.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (84.62%) DevOps
3 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (84.62%) VMware

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (92.31%) IIS
2 12 (92.31%) Jetty
2 12 (92.31%) nginx
2 12 (92.31%) WebSphere
3 3 (23.08%) JBoss
4 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (15.38%) FileNet
4 2 (15.38%) Mule
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (92.31%) Google App Engine
1 12 (92.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) HTTP
2 12 (92.31%) DHCP
2 12 (92.31%) DNS
2 12 (92.31%) FTP
2 12 (92.31%) IPsec
2 12 (92.31%) SSL
2 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) HPCC
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Developer
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Servlets
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Configuration Management
1 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (92.31%) Open Source
2 11 (84.62%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Cacti
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) OpenNMS
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Google
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle