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 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 104 106
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.45% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category - 4.79% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £355 -
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 West Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
165 188 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.55% 9.40% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 126 56
Median daily rate £410 £393 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% +16.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 18
Median hourly rate £10.31 £12.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.12% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £13.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Xen as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Xen.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
1 7 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 7 (100.00%) CloudStack
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 6 (85.71%) XenServer
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 5 (71.43%) Cobbler
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (100.00%) CloudStack
1 7 (100.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Jetty
3 1 (14.29%) Mongrel
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (14.29%) Heroku
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) GoCD
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Go
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
1 6 (85.71%) XenServer
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) Cobbler
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) Packer
4 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware