The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Wales region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xen 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.40% - -
As % of the System Software category 5.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £342 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.28% -8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
60 76 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.04% 13.55% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 13
Average daily rate £313 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £123 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.21 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.30 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
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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
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 30 July 2014. 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
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Xen
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware