The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 112 93 100
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing Xen 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.19% 0.12% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 2.11% 1.68% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£281 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Xen
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
190 119 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.07% 7.02% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 62 47
Average daily rate £340 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £125 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.95 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xen across the West Yorkshire region.

Xen Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Xen
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Leeds -24 4 £281 - 1
Xen
Yorkshire

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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%) Configuration Management
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (92.31%) Jetty
2 12 (92.31%) Google
2 12 (92.31%) WebSphere
2 12 (92.31%) IPsec
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Apache
2 12 (92.31%) IIS
2 12 (92.31%) Servlets
2 12 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) J2EE
2 12 (92.31%) Tomcat
2 12 (92.31%) DHCP
2 12 (92.31%) FTP
2 12 (92.31%) HTTP
2 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
2 12 (92.31%) DNS
2 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (92.31%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (92.31%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (92.31%) Google App Engine
2 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (92.31%) nginx
2 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
2 12 (92.31%) Google Cloud Platform

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (92.31%) IIS
1 12 (92.31%) Apache
1 12 (92.31%) Tomcat
1 12 (92.31%) WebSphere
1 12 (92.31%) Jetty
1 12 (92.31%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (92.31%) Google App Engine
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (92.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) DHCP
1 12 (92.31%) FTP
1 12 (92.31%) HTTP
1 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
1 12 (92.31%) DNS
1 12 (92.31%) IPsec
2 11 (84.62%) SSL
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Web Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) J2EE
1 12 (92.31%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Open Source
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) RUP
5 1 (7.69%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.69%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
1 12 (92.31%) VMware
1 12 (92.31%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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